Galveston Weekly News (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 57, Ed. 1, Tuesday, May 13, 1851

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Weekly newspaper from the Galveston, Texas area that includes local, state and national news along with extensive advertising.

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four pages : illus. ; page 21 x 30 in. Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Creator: Unknown. May 13, 1851.

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  • Main Title: Galveston Weekly News (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 57, Ed. 1, Tuesday, May 13, 1851
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Description

Weekly newspaper from the Galveston, Texas area that includes local, state and national news along with extensive advertising.

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four pages : illus. ; page 21 x 30 in.
Digitized from 35 mm. microfilm.

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Masthead reads, "The Will of the People Should Rule."

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The Galveston News

The Galveston Weekly News began publication in 1843 by George French. Soon after it its inception, it was purchased by Willard Richardson, who later passed it onto D. Richardson. Its masthead contained the words, "The Will of the People Should Rule."

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  • May 13, 1851

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Galveston Weekly News (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 57, Ed. 1, Tuesday, May 13, 1851, newspaper, May 13, 1851; Galveston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79791/: accessed July 31, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.