Newspaper: Connecticut Courant published Monday May 31 1802
Noted Article: South Carolina (Charleston) State Gazette Newspaper letter from editor to Thomas Jefferson discussing various topics. Including writers mention that he first thought that John Adams was a Revolution Man but turned out to be a fine Whig.” ~Signed from a plain Republican.
Aaron Burr has dinner in Raleigh, North Carolina with Mr. Peter John Blinky.
Taxes being imposed on carriages
Christopher Colt opens Crockery and Glass Ware and looking glasses store. This is the same Christopher Colt who was the father of Samuel Colt of Colt pistol fame. His mother was Sarah.
(Paper is complete and in fine condition)
Note concerning history of The Connecticut courant : The Oct. 29, 1764, issue was a prospectus, stating that the first issue would appear on Nov. 19, 1764; but since the first known issue, Dec. 3, 1764, no. 2, makes no mention of any delay, it is probable the first issue appeared on Nov. 26. For a brief period between Nov. 10, 1766-Apr. 6, 1767, title was: Connecticut courant and the weekly advertiser. With the issue of Apr. 13, 1767, title again became known as The Connecticut courant. Continued by the Connecticut courant and Hartford weekly intelligencer, starting with the issue of June 7, 1774. The title Connecticut courant appeared in separate instances on the following dates: Feb. 17, May 5, 12, 1778. With the issue of Mar. 21, 1791, title again became known as The Connecticut courant. Publication continued through Oct. 1914.
1802 Connecticut Courant Newspaper Thomas Jefferson and Samuel Colt's Father opens Store