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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.


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).


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

"GALVESTON PEOPLE'S ADVOCATE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 04, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.