The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 35, July 1931 - April, 1932 Page: 278
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278 Southwestern Historical Quarterly
the first "war" paper in Corpus Christi in 1846 and at Mata-
moras the second paper in English published in Mexico. For
more than three decades he devoted himself to furthering the
interests of the community in which he: found himself through in-
creasing the power of the, press in that locality. His pride in his
work and the high standard he maintained are evident in the sur-
viving copies of his Texas newspapers and the Mexican decrees
and regulations which he issued. Blessed with vision and en-
thusiasm, he called both into play in extending the territory
reached by the press. And since he was the first printer in the
whole vast territory included in the states of Texas, Coahuila,
Nuevo Le6n, and Tamaulipas, well does he deserve the title of
the pioneer of the press in the southwest.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 35, July 1931 - April, 1932, periodical, 1932; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101092/m1/282/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.