Chronicle of the Times

By: Rachel Jenkins

Type: General Entry

Published: December 1, 1994

The Chronicle of the Times was a weekly newspaper produced from 1855 to at least 1858 by Dugald MacFarlane and his son-in-law Joseph Theall in Matagorda, which was at that time the Matagorda county seat. Its masthead included a star and snake.

Marilyn M. Sibley, Lone Stars and State Gazettes: Texas Newspapers before the Civil War (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1983).


  • Journalism
  • Newspapers

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Rachel Jenkins, “Chronicle of the Times,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 20, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

December 1, 1994