||Daniel Walker Howe is a fine
and historian of ideas.
From the end of the War of 1812 through the first railroads and telegraphs, the Mexican-American War which shifted America's center of gravity to the slaveowning south. Meanwhile, evangelism, temperance (anti-alcohol) and anti-slavery movements stirred up the country.
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Cited in Cole's MVB..., seemingly as the voice, in 1815, of the Clintonians, who at the time wanted to seat Daniel D. Tompkins in the White House, rather than James Monroe.
Founded in 1815 by Theodore Dwight, (DAB on Dwight); purchased in 1816 by Wm. Leete Stone in 1816, merged with Albany Gazette at that time, and failed in 1818 (DAB on Stone)
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Vol./date No. 1 (Sept. 25, 1815)-no. 464 (Mar. 24, 1817) Imprint Albany [N.Y.] : Printed and published by John W. Walker, for Theodore Dwight, 1815-1817 Descript 464 v. : ill. ; 52 cm Frequency Daily (except Sun.) Note Available in microform from Readex Microprint Corp. as part of the Early American newspapers series References Shaw & Shoemaker 33810 Brigham, C.S. Amer. newspapers, p. 532 Note Semiweekly ed.: Albany advertiser Related to Albany gazette (Albany, N.Y. : 1784) Albany gazette & daily advertiser Albany advertiser
Title The Albany gazette & daily advertiser
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Vol./date No. 465 (Mar. 25, 1817)-v. 8, no. 2170 (Sept. 26, 1822) Imprint Albany [N.Y.] : William L. Stone, for Websters, Skinners, & Co., Descript v. ; 56 cm Frequency Daily (except Sun.) Note Also available on microfilm from the New York Public Library Imprint varies: Published for Websters & Skinners, 1818-1819; Printed by Websters & Skinners, 1819-1822 Printer: Theodore V.W. Gould, 1817-1819 References Brigham, C.S. Amer. newspapers, p. 532 Note Semiweekly eds.: Albany gazette, for the country; Albany gazette (Albany, N.Y. : 1817)
(Albany, N.Y. : 1822)
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Vol./date Vol. 8, no. 2170 (Sept. 27, 1822)-v. 37, no. 9111 (Apr. 14, 1845) Imprint Albany, N.Y. : Charles R. & George Webster, Descript v. ; 52 cm Frequency Daily (except Sun.) Note Issue for Sept. 27, 1822 is numbered v. 8, no. 2170, but constitutes v. 8, no. 2171 Publishers: Charles R. & George Webster, 1822-1823; Martin, Hunter & Ryckman, 1823-<1826>; Hunter & Ryckman, <1827>-1830; G.W. Ryckman & Co., 1830-1831; Martin, Hunter & Co., <1831>; J.B. Van Schaick & Co., <1835-1836>; Otis Bishop, <1837>; Elisha W. & Charles Skinner, <1838>-1845 Editors: James Gordon Brooks, <1837>; John B. Van Schaick, <1838>; Rufus King, <1842>; Orville L. Holley, <1842> Proprietor: Rensselaer Van Rensselaer, <1837> National Republican, <1831>; Whig, <1838>-1845 Also available on microfilm from the New York Public Library Also available on microfilm from the New York Public Library Semiweekly ed.: Albany gazette (Albany, N.Y. : 1817) Weekly eds.: Albany Whig, <1834-1835>; Voice of the people and Albany Whig, <1837>; Albany weekly gazette, <1838>-1845 Continues Albany gazette & daily advertiser Albany gazette (Albany, N.Y. : 1817) Albany Whig Voice of the people and Albany Whig Albany weekly gazette
Was for a couple of decades the mouthpiece of Van Buren and his political faction, generally known as the "Albany Regency".
(Cole, MVB, p92:) "In 1820, VB arranged to have the Argus sold to Moses I. Cantine and Isaac Leake." Cantine died, and was succeeded by Croswell in 1823.
Started by Thurlow Weed on March 22, 1830, the Journal started as an Anti-Masonic paper, then became an influential Whig paper, and served Weed throughout his life. It marked Weed's coming out from provincial, western New York State politics, as he rose to become a state power.
Merged with Albany Daily Advertiser (in 1817) when Wm. Leete Stone purchased it (DAB on Stone)
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Descript v. ; 45-55 cm Frequency Semiweekly, May 25, 1789-1817 Weekly, 1784-May 1789 Note Began May 28, 1784. Ceased Mar. 22, 1817 Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 56 (June 16, 1785) Imprint varies: Printed by Charles R. Webster, 1784-1789; Printed by Charles R. and George Webster, 1789-1806; Printed by Websters and Skinner, 1806-1811; Printed by Websters and Skinners, 1811-1817 Supplements accompany some issues Legislative ed.: Albany journal: or, The Montgomery, Washington and Columbia intelligencer
Edited in 1815 by Soloman Southwick (see p47, Cole's MVB....), a supporter of Madison, whom M. appointed postmaster of Albany.
Boston-based. The first editor was William Russell in 1826.
Best known as Silliman's Journal, it was founded and edited by Benj. Silliman from 1818.
Est in 9/29 by John S. Skinner.
Founded by Thurlow Weed February 1828. It carried on for a couple of years
Francis P. Blair's "slashing" Jacksonian paper, just prior to Blair's coming to Washington and setting up the Globe. Before Blair, it was edited by another Jacksonian, to become member of Jackson's "Kitchen Cabinet"; namely Amos Kendall.
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