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San Augustine Journal and Advertiser

Diana J. Kleiner General

The San Augustine Journal and Advertiser, a four-page weekly newspaper published at San Augustine, was probably a successor of the first San Augustine Red-Lander. A. W. Canfield purchased the press W. W. Parker used to print the Red-Lander from 1838 until declining health caused him to discontinue it the next year. Canfield issued the Journal and Advertiser as Volume I from May 28, 1840, until May 20, 1841, when he resumed the name of its predecessor and began one week later with Volume II of the Red-Lander.

Joe B. Frantz, Newspapers of the Republic of Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1940). Mary Glasscock Frazier, Texas Newspapers during the Republic (March 2, 1836–February 19, 1846) (M. Journ. thesis, University of Texas, 1931). 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.

Diana J. Kleiner, “San Augustine Journal and Advertiser,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 29, 2020,

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