The Weekly Independent. (Belton, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 16, 1857

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Weekly newspaper from Belton, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.

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four pages : ill. ; page 21 x 14 in. Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Marschalk, Andrew, Sr. July 16, 1857.

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  • Main Title: The Weekly Independent. (Belton, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 16, 1857
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Weekly newspaper from Belton, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with advertising.

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four pages : ill. ; page 21 x 14 in.
Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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The Belton Independent

*The Belton Independent* was a weekly newspaper published in Belton, Texas that discussed local, state, and national news along with advertising. Known as a Whig newspaper, it was the first paper in Bell County. It openly opposed secession and strongly supported Sam Houston.

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  • July 16, 1857

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Marschalk, Andrew, Sr. The Weekly Independent. (Belton, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 16, 1857, newspaper, July 16, 1857; Belton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth180530/: accessed January 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.