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CHRONICLE OF THE TIMES. 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).

Rachel Jenkins


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

Rachel Jenkins, "CHRONICLE OF THE TIMES," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 09, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.