The Maitland Mercury

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The Maitland Mercury

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1843 -


The first edition of the Maitland Mercury was published on Saturday, 7 January 1843 as a weekly paper. From 1 January 1846 the Mercury was published twice weekly on Wednesday and Saturday. After 50 years of steady growth in 1894, the Mercury was published as an afternoon daily for 95 years until 5 June 1989 when the Mercury became a morning daily.


Maitland, New South Wales

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print publishing

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Entered from deposit description on 28 May 2013




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