New newspaper archives available via MetaLib

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 Hereunto my Lord immediately returned this Anfwer:

Sir

If you like to march away with those under your Command, with their Armies, Bag, and Baggage, and with Drums and Colours, and fhall deliver up the Towne to me, I fhall caution to performe thefe conditions, expecting the like from you, as to the Inhabitants, they fhall be permitted to live peaceably, free from the injury and violence of the Soldiers: If you like hereof, you can tell me how to let me know your mind, nowithftanding my refufall of the Ceffation: By thefe you will fee the reality of my intentions to  fave blood, and to preferve the place from ruine,   I reft,              Your Servant        

               O: Cromwell

Taken from : Briefe Relation of Some Affaires and Transactions (London, England), Tuesday, November 13, 1649; Issue 9

Loughborough University Library offers two new online newspaper archives and news services available via MetaLib

17th and 18th century Burney Collection Newspapers – the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century pamphlets, broadsides and newspapers, gathered together by the classical scholar the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817). The 700 or so bound volumes of newspapers and news pamphlets were published mostly in London, however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India

Off-campus access requires your Athens username and password. If you do not have your Athens username and password please contact Ask a Librarian.

British newspapers 1600-1900 -   British Newspapers 1600-1900 is the most significant digital collection of British historic newspapers. New conservation and imaging techniques and a new cross-searchable platform adopted by the British Library offers unparalleled access and discoverability to this valuable historical and cultural archive.

Off-campus access requires your Athens username and password. If you do not have your Athens username and password please contact Ask a Librarian.

19th Century British Library Newspapers and British Newspapers 1600 -1900 will be freely available until at least December 2010, the Burney Collection to December 2013.

 

 

 

 

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