About Royal Gazette and Miscellany of the Island of Saint John
The Royal Gazette and Miscellany of the Island of Saint John was P.E.I.'s second newspaper, following the Royal American Gazette and Weekly Intelligencer. It was a nonpolitical paper, mainly reporting international news excerpted from other publications. Historical anecdotes, some Island news and the Lieutenant Governor's proclamations were also published. It was succeeded by the Royal Herald in 1805 as a source of official government notices.