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This article examines the beginnings of newspapers in the American colonies starting with papers in Boston in the late 17th century and continuing to the Baltimore province in Maryland, to Charleston, and then to Williamsburg in Virginia. The latter became the first newspaper to be read in North Carolina due to the two colonies' commercial and cultural ties. Further information on the spread of printing to North Carolina and the development of papers there as well as information on period printing and printing offices are included.