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The philanthropist. [microfilm reel] : (Mt. Pleasant, Ohio) 1817-1822
Place of publication:
Mt. Pleasant, Ohio
Geographic coverage:
  • Mount Pleasant, Jefferson, Ohio  |  View more titles from this: City County, State
Charles Osborn
Dates of publication:
  • -v. 1, no. 16 (Dec. 26, 1817); [new ser.] v. 1, no. 1 (Twelfth Mo. 11, 1818)-v. 7, no. 26 (May 15, 1822).
  • Began with: V. 1, no. 1 (Aug. 29, 1817).
  • English
  • Jefferson County (Ohio)--Newspapers.
  • Mount Pleasant (Jefferson County, Ohio)--Newspapers.
  • Ohio--Jefferson County.--fast--(OCoLC)fst01217675
  • Ohio--Mount Pleasant (Jefferson County)--fast--(OCoLC)fst01319185
  • Description based on: V. 1, no. 13 (Twelfth month 5th 1817).
  • Edited by Elisha Bates, the Philanthropist was an antislavery paper which was chiefly notable for Benjamin Lundy's antislavery writings. Agriculture and mechanics were given some attention, and the proceedings of the state and national legislatures, brief news items, and poetry were also published. Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900.
  • Established Aug. 29, 1817 by Charles Osborn and purchased by Elisha Bates on Oct. 8, 1818. Bates adopted a new series volume numbering. Cf. Brigham. History and bibliography of American newspapers 1690-1820.
  • Imperfect copy: scattered pages, issues lacking. Many pages have faded print. Film lacks: Vol. 1, no. 1-6, 8-12.
  • Imprint varies: published Dec. 11, 1818-May 15, 1822, by Elisha Bates.
  • Microfilm.
sf 88093250
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