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The free enquirer. [microfilm reel] : ([New York]) 1828-1835
Place of publication:
[New York]
Geographic coverage:
  • New York, New York, New York  |  View more titles from this: City County, State
[Office of the Free Enquirer]
Dates of publication:
  • 2nd ser., v. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 29, 1828)-v. 5 (Oct. 19, 1833); 3rd ser., v. 1 (Oct. 27, 1833)-v. 2 (June 28, 1835).
  • English
  • New York (N.Y.)--Newspapers.
  • New York (State)--New York County.--fast--(OCoLC)fst01234953
  • New York (State)--New York.--fast--(OCoLC)fst01204333
  • New York County (N.Y.)--Newspapers.
  • (Cont.) socialist and agnostic journal, was somewhat broader in scope than its predecessor. Soon the Nashoba experiment failed also and early in 1829 Miss Wright and Robert Dale Owen took the periodical to New York, where it was conducted for six years. The editors were the chief contributors. Controversy was its main forte; it discussed religion, politics, sociology, and education, and advocated feminism, socialism, agnosticism, and other "isms." The advocacy of these doctrines, generally disapproved of by the American public, probably accounts for its failure to achieve success. Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900.
  • 2nd ser., v. 1, no. 1- called also whole series, v. 4, no. 157-
  • Imprint varies: 2nd ser., v. 1, 3 published in New York at the office of the Free enquirer; 2nd ser., v. 2 in New York by Wright & Owen; 2nd ser., v. 4 in New York printed by B.H. Day; 2nd ser., v. 5- in New York by L.W. Jacobus.
  • Microfilm.
  • The New-Harmony Gazette was created to interpret the experimental socialistic community established at New-Harmony, Indiana by the Welsh manufacturer and philanthropist, Robert Owen. Edited chiefly by Robert L. Jennings, Frances Wright, and two of Robert Owen's sons, this eight-page weekly was devoted to the exposition of Robert Owen's theories on the social system, to articles on social and religious topics by other members of the Community, and to a record of the progress of the experiment and the life at New-Harmony, and is an excellent source for study of this trial of communistic theory. By fall of 1828, the Community had disintegrated and in October a new series of the paper was begun. Its new title, the New-Harmony and Nashoba Gazette, or the Free Enquirer, reflected a new interest-an educational experiment with freed Negroes on a tract in western Tennessee called Nashoba. The new paper, a.
  • Title from caption.
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