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GALVESTON PEOPLE'S ADVOCATE
GALVESTON PEOPLE'S ADVOCATE. The People's Advocate, a successor to the Galveston Daily Courier, began publication in Galveston, probably on May 12, 1841. The paper was a pro-Sam Houston journal published by John O'Brian and edited by Charles W. Moore; it was discontinued by July 21, 1841, and was succeeded by the Galveston National Intelligencer.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Joe B. Frantz, Newspapers of the Republic of Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1940). Marilyn M. Sibley, Lone Stars and State Gazettes: Texas Newspapers before the Civil War (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1983). John Melton Wallace, Gaceta to Gazette: A Checklist of Texas Newspapers, 1813–1846 (Austin: University of Texas Department of Journalism, 1966). WPA Historical Records Survey Program, Texas Newspapers (Houston: San Jacinto Museum of History Association, 1941).
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