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First published by John S. Ford in 1853, The Texas State Times actively supported Unionist candidates during the decade prior to the Civil War. Ford lost heart for pro-Union support when he believed that Sam Houston no longer supported Southern institutions. In 1857, the paper was sold and its title changed to the Texas Sentinel, which continued publication until 1858.

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Texas State Times in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/TST/ accessed June 20, 2021.

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