You Would Be Nuts Not to Adopt Me

You Would Be Nuts Not to Adopt Me

The World in a Nut Shell (Boston, MA). Aug. 26, 1833, vol. 1, no. 7.

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This is one of the first penny press papers of Boston. The goal of many newspaper publishers in the big cities was to find a way to produce a daily paper that could be sold for one cent. The balance between cheapness and profitability was quite fine and many went out of business. Like other titles, The World in a Nut Shell was a lowbrow paper aiming for a mass audience of readers. It lasted at most a year before disappearing.

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