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Periodical publication reporting current events in a local area and the wider world and sometimes offering comment and opinion on that news.

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Can anyone interpret this report of a ship's charter for cargo?

In California Digital Newspaper Collection, there is a 'Shipping Intelligence' report I am trying to understand. It's in "Charters", "Shipping Intelligence", San Francisco Call, 25 January 1896, p.12, ...
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How do I search for a newspaper (instead of a person) on Genealogy Bank?

In trying to answer How can I figure out who died on a particular voyage of a ship?, I tried searching GenealogyBank.com since I have a paid subscription and wanted to help @JustinY. His question was ...
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How can I figure out who died on a particular voyage of a ship?

One voyage of the ship William Stetson began the 26th of April, 1855 in Liverpool, England and ended the 27th of May, 1855 in New York. One account of the voyage says: The New York Herald of May ...
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Seeking publication specifics for a 20th century news article (USA)

Charles H. Dillon (1889-1967) worked in different capacities for Western Union in Dallas, Texas. In the 1940s and 1950s, he wrote articles about the telegraph for the Texas Almanac and other ...
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Can I legally copy clippings from Ancestry.com?

I have found an old newspaper clipping from 1912 on Ancestry.com that I would like to print out and distribute. Am I legally allowed to do so, or is the clipping still held under copyright? Does the ...