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laphamsquarterly:


In 1727, a lady named Helen Morrison placed a personal advertisement in the Manchester Weekly Journal. It was possibly the first time a newspaper was ever used for such a purpose. As it happens, Morrison was committed to an asylum for a month. 

From “Up Close and Personal,” a history of the personal ad by Noga Arikha, from our Eros issue

laphamsquarterly:

In 1727, a lady named Helen Morrison placed a personal advertisement in the Manchester Weekly Journal. It was possibly the first time a newspaper was ever used for such a purpose. As it happens, Morrison was committed to an asylum for a month. 

From “Up Close and Personal,” a history of the personal ad by Noga Arikha, from our Eros issue

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