In 1892, the Southern Mercury began, becoming the official journal of the Texas Farmers Alliance by 1886 under the supervision of editor E.G. Rust. Through a name change, political conflict over gubernatorial candidates in the early 1890s, and multiple layout changes, the newspaper was a highly influential reform journal in the Southwest until 1908.

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Southern Mercury in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/SOUTHM/ accessed March 4, 2024.

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