Commercial Intelligencer. (Galveston City, Tex.), Vol. 1, Ed. 1 Friday, July 27, 1838

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Weekly newspaper from Galveston City, Texas that includes local, state and national news about business and industry along with advertising.

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six pages ; page 22 x 13 in. Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Evans, John S. July 27, 1838.

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  • Main Title: Commercial Intelligencer. (Galveston City, Tex.), Vol. 1, Ed. 1 Friday, July 27, 1838
  • Serial Title: Commercial Intelligencer

Description

Weekly newspaper from Galveston City, Texas that includes local, state and national news about business and industry along with advertising.

Physical Description

six pages ; page 22 x 13 in.
Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Issue number unknown. Pages 5 and 6 are duplicates of pages 1-2 and 3-4, respectively.

Moseley Baker founded the "Commercial Intelligencer" in 1838 using a Niles and Company press to promote his candidacy for the Texas house of representatives. James S. Jones delivered the press to Galveston in order to conceal Baker's connection to the paper. See Sibley, M. M. (1983). "Lone Stars and State Gazettes: Texas Newspapers before the Civil War." College Station: Texas A&M University Press, pp. 104-5.

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  • July 27, 1838

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Evans, John S. Commercial Intelligencer. (Galveston City, Tex.), Vol. 1, Ed. 1 Friday, July 27, 1838, newspaper, July 27, 1838; Galveston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth177649/: accessed July 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.