In addition to the Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) being available on Trove, the Maitland Daily Mercury (NSW : 1894 - 1939) has recently been released.
Newcastle news also available:
Newcastle Argus and District Advertiser, 1916
Newcastle Chronicle , 1866-1876
Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News
(NSW : 1859 - 1866)