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17th & 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers

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This database is a full-text/full-image searchable digital archive of about 1,270 newspapers and news pamphlets from the United Kingdom.

The news sources, collected by the Reverend Charles Burney, represent the largest single archive of English news media from the 17th and 18th centuries available from the British Library. The original Burney volumes are now in fragile condition and have been restricted from ordinary reading room use.

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers totals nearly one million pages and includes titles such as the Daily Courant, the London Gazette, the London Chronicle, and hundreds more.

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History

Date Coverage

1619-1800