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for Antebellum period, 1820-1961--Newspaper
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Among the short-lived but delightful antebellum newspapers with a marked penchant for humor was the RASP, published in Raleigh during 1841 and 1842. Although a small paper, it had a wide circulation with numerous readers.
This article looks at newspapers and campaign literature produced by the Democratic Party between 1835 and 1861 focusing on four characteristics: the strength of Democratic newspapers in North Carolina, the leading Democratic newspapers, the relations between different newspapers, and a look at pamphlets and other campaign literature.
This article examines newspaper accounts of, and published and editorial reactions to, President Abraham Lincoln's first inaugural address in the context of North Carolina having not yet seceded at the time of the event and of there being a fair amount of pro-union sentiment among the state's citizens.
A look at the newspaper and periodical reading habits and subscriptions of the citizens of Rocky Mount as recorded by their postmaster Jesse H. Edwards between 1859 and 1860. Information on specific newspaper and periodicals as well as their editors and content is included.