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Nacogdoches Texas Chronicle

General Entry

The Nacogdoches Texas Chronicle, a weekly newspaper, was published from sometime in 1836 until August 1838. Initially, Isaac Watts Burton and William W. Bell used Milton Slocum's press for printing. In the fall of 1837 the paper advanced Thomas J. Rusk for the presidency of the Republic of Texas. Charles D. Ferris and Charles S. Taylor were also associated with the newspaper.

Joe B. Frantz, Newspapers of the Republic of Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1940). Charles Adams Gulick, Jr., Harriet Smither, et al., eds., The Papers of Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (6 vols., Austin: Texas State Library, 1920–27; rpt., Austin: Pemberton Press, 1968). Marilyn M. Sibley, Lone Stars and State Gazettes: Texas Newspapers before the Civil War (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1983).

Categories:

  • Journalism
  • Newspapers

Time Periods:

  • Antebellum Texas

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

Anonymous, “Nacogdoches Texas Chronicle,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 16, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/nacogdoches-texas-chronicle.

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