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Publication Name:

Alton Observer

Years in print:

1836- 1838

History:

Formerly The Observer. Elijah Lovejoy, founder. The press was destroyed by a mob 8/21/1837. The paper was then published in Cincinnati and sent back to Alton for distribution. Publication ceased in April of 1838.


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