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Manks Mercury, December 1792

Publication date : 1792

Notes: 25 December 1792. Volume 1 No.5.

The Manks Mercury was the first Manx newspaper, published on 27th November 1792. Produced in English by English journalists at a time when many Manx people wrote and spoke only Manx Gaelic, it was aimed at the small number of non-Manx residents and provided them with international news at a cheap price, when imported newspapers were subject to taxes and stamp duty.

Language: eng

Physical description: 4 p. ; 48 cm. ; looseleaf

Item name: Newspaper

Collection: Library

ID number: M 17704

Classification: L.8

Subject tags : #MM100


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