This weekly newspaper, published in Belton, discussed local, state, and national news and advertising. A Whig newspaper, it was the first paper in Bell County — it opposed secession and supported Sam Houston.



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The Belton Independent in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/BELTON/ accessed May 28, 2020.


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