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BRAZOS PLANTER. The Brazos Planter, a Brazoria newspaper, was published in 1845 by Samuel J. Durnett. The La Grange Intelligencer referred to the Planter in its issues of March 30 and September 23, 1845.


Marilyn M. Sibley, Lone Stars and State Gazettes: Texas Newspapers before the Civil War (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1983). Ben C. Stuart, "Hamilton Stuart: Pioneer Editor," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 21 (April 1918).


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

"BRAZOS PLANTER," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.