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AUSTIN SIX-POUNDER. The Six-Pounder is listed in a checklist of Texas newspapers as being published in Austin in June 1840. Since the only reference to the paper is a mention in the Austin City Gazette for June 10, 1840, it is possible that the title was the Gazette's nickname for another newspaper.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: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).
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