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Title:
The weekly news. : (Rising Sun, Ind.) 1854-1860
Place of publication:
Rising Sun, Ind.
Geographic coverage:
  • Rising Sun, Ohio, Indiana  |  View more titles from this: City County, State
  • Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana  |  View more titles from this: City County, State
Publisher:
Charles C. Scott
Dates of publication:
1854-1860
Description:
  • Ceased in Dec. 1860
  • Established in Feb. 1854
Frequency:
Weekly
Language:
  • English
Notes:
  • Began as a Democratic paper, but within a few months changed to a neutral political stance, following the purchase of "the good-will of The Republican office."
  • Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 2 (Mar. 3, 1854).
  • In Oct. 1854, Charles C. Scott, the first editor and publisher, moved the paper to Vevay. In the summer of 1856 he sold the paper to Peter H. Hale, a fiery Democratic editorialist. Cf. Miller, John W. Indiana newspaper bibliog.
  • Publishers: 1854-1856, Charles C. Scott; 1856-1857, Peter H. Hale; 1857, B.F. Schench; 1857-1859, Merit W. Tague; <1859>, Stephen P. Drake; <1860>, Merit W. Tague; <1860>, William J. Baird.
LCCN:
sn 85047702
OCLC:
11738740
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