Early American Newspapers, 1840-1849

Newspaper Title City State Start Date End Date Issues Available
Age Augusta ME 1840-01-21 1849-07-19 356
Albany Argus Albany NY 1840-01-03 1846-10-09 530
Albany Evening Journal Albany NY 1840-01-02 1849-12-31 3,060
Alexandria Gazette Alexandria VA 1840-01-01 1849-12-31 3,070
Arkansas Intelligencer Van Buren AR 1845-02-15 1847-06-26 86
Arkansas Star Little Rock AR 1840-03-05 1841-02-01 16
Auburn Journal and Advertiser Auburn NY 1840-01-01 1846-12-30 354
Austin City Gazette Austin TX 1840-01-08 1842-08-17 112
Barre Gazette Barre MA 1840-01-03 1849-12-28 488
Barre Patriot Barre MA 1844-07-26 1849-12-28 283
Bellows Falls Gazette Bellows Falls VT 1840-01-04 1849-12-27 438
Berkshire County Whig Pittsfield MA 1841-03-11 1849-02-22 416
Boston Commercial Gazette Boston MA 1840-01-23 1840-01-23 1
Boston Courier Boston MA 1840-01-02 1849-12-31 713
Boston Evening Transcript Boston MA 1842-01-01 1849-12-31 2,313
Boston Post Boston MA 1840-01-10 1849-12-18 44
Boston Recorder Boston MA 1840-01-03 1849-12-27 524
Cabinet Schenectady NY 1840-01-07 1849-12-25 519
Californian Monterey CA 1846-08-15 1846-08-15 1
Camden Journal Camden SC 1840-04-04 1842-04-27 88
Cecil Democrat Elkton MD 1845-04-12 1845-04-12 1
Centinel Of Freedom Newark NJ 1840-01-07 1849-12-11 332
Charleston Courier Charleston SC 1840-01-01 1849-12-31 2,572
Cincinatti Weekly Herald and the Philanthropist Cincinnati OH 1840-10-28 1840-10-28 1
Cincinnati Daily Gazette Cincinnati OH 1840-06-26 1845-06-25 306
Civilian Galveston TX 1840-11-04 1845-12-06 50
Columbian Register New Haven CT 1840-10-24 1849-12-08 54
Commercial Advertiser New York NY 1840-01-03 1849-09-29 2,692
Connecticut Courant Hartford CT 1840-01-04 1849-12-29 476
Connecticut Gazette New London CT 1840-01-08 1844-05-29 107
Connecticut Herald New Haven CT 1843-08-19 1848-01-01 7
Constitution Middletown CT 1841-12-29 1849-12-26 416
Constitution Washington (DC) DC 1844-10-22 1845-01-25 5
Daily Alabama Journal Montgomery AL 1849-04-14 1849-04-14 1
Daily Atlas Boston MA 1840-02-15 1849-12-31 2,674
Daily Constitutionalist Augusta GA 1840-05-14 1840-05-14 1
Daily Delta New Orleans LA 1846-06-17 1848-09-14 10
Daily Globe Washington (DC) DC 1848-12-05 1849-12-29 96
Daily Herald New Haven CT 1843-01-03 1843-12-30 285
Daily Madisonian Washington (DC) DC 1841-12-15 1845-04-29 888
Daily Missouri Republican St. Louis MO 1841-03-01 1849-12-31 493
Daily National Intelligencer Washington (DC) DC 1840-01-01 1849-12-31 3,902
Daily Ohio State Journal Columbus OH 1842-06-02 1844-03-08 126
Daily Ohio Statesman Columbus OH 1847-08-11 1849-07-06 542
Easton Gazette Easton MD 1840-01-04 1848-10-07 392
Easton Star Easton MD 1844-01-02 1849-12-25 313
Emancipator New York NY 1840-01-02 1842-02-11 110
Emancipator and Republican Boston MA 1842-02-17 1849-12-27 407
Evening Post New York NY 1840-01-02 1849-12-27 2,613
Farmer's Cabinet Amherst NH 1840-01-03 1849-12-27 709
Flash New York NY 1841-10-31 1842-12-10 20
Florida Herald and Southern Democrat St. Augustine FL 1840-01-02 1842-12-20 50
Floridian and Advocate Tallahassee FL 1840-01-04 1842-04-02 97
Floridian and Journal Tallahassee FL 1849-01-06 1849-12-29 51
Frederick Douglass' Paper Rochester NY 1847-12-03 1849-12-21 104
Friend Honolulu HI 1844-01-01 1849-12-20 126
Galveston Daily News Galveston TX 1842-04-19 1842-04-19 1
Galvestonian Galveston TX 1840-04-03 1840-04-04 2
Globe Washington (DC) DC 1841-01-11 1841-12-11 5
Gloucester Telegraph Gloucester MA 1840-01-01 1849-12-29 1,210
Greene County Torch-Light Xenia OH 1841-07-01 1842-01-20 14
Hampshire Gazette Northampton MA 1840-01-01 1843-12-26 208
Harford Gazette and General Advertiser Bel Air MD 1848-05-27 1849-12-28 80
Hartford Daily Courant Hartford CT 1840-02-03 1848-08-19 162
Haverhill Gazette Haverhill MA 1840-01-03 1841-12-18 120
Hillsborough Recorder Hillsborough NC 1840-11-05 1849-12-26 140
Hudson River Chronicle Sing-Sing NY 1840-01-07 1849-12-25 492
Huntress Washington (DC) DC 1847-02-27 1847-02-27 1
Indiana Democrat Indianapolis IN 1840-01-07 1841-06-09 150
Indiana State Journal Indianapolis IN 1846-06-24 1849-10-22 3
Jackson Citizen Jackson MI 1849-08-15 1849-12-26 19
Jamestown Journal Jamestown NY 1840-01-01 1846-12-25 359
Jeffersonian New Orleans LA 1842-05-30 1842-05-30 1
Jeffersonian Republican New Orleans LA 1844-12-21 1847-03-30 454
Liberator Boston MA 1840-01-03 1849-12-28 522
Litchfield Republican Litchfield CT 1846-09-24 1849-12-27 139
Log Cabin New York NY 1840-05-02 1841-11-20 79
Madisonian for the Country Washington (DC) DC 1840-01-01 1845-03-25 417
Maine Cultivator and Hallowell Gazette Hallowell ME 1840-01-03 1849-10-27 499
Manufacturers' and Farmers' Journal Providence RI 1841-01-28 1849-12-06 26
Massachusetts Spy Worcester MA 1840-01-01 1849-12-26 523
Mercury  New York NY 1840-01-02 1847-11-04 11
Milwaukee Sentinel Milwaukee WI 1840-01-07 1849-12-31 1,740
Minnesota Pioneer St. Paul MN 1849-04-28 1849-04-28 1
Mississippi Free Trader Natchez MS 1844-11-20 1849-12-26 166
Missouri Courier Hannibal MO 1849-01-18 1849-12-27 30
Morning News New London CT 1844-11-08 1848-04-25 1,073
Nantucket Inquirer Nantucket MA 1840-01-01 1849-12-31 517
National Aegis Worcester MA 1840-01-01 1849-12-26 522
National Era Washington (DC) DC 1847-01-07 1849-12-27 156
National Gazette Philadelphia PA 1840-01-02 1841-09-30 268
Nauvoo Expositor Nauvoo IL 1844-06-07 1844-06-07 1
New Bedford Register New Bedford MA 1840-01-22 1846-01-06 191
New Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette Concord NH 1840-01-06 1849-12-27 718
New Hampshire Sentinel Keene NH 1840-01-01 1849-12-27 856
New London Daily Chronicle New London CT 1848-04-26 1849-12-31 467
New London Democrat New London CT 1845-03-21 1849-12-29 300
New York Herald New York NY 1844-10-15 1848-09-30 548
New York Semi-Weekly Express New York NY 1842-01-26 1849-08-10 3
New-Bedford Mercury New Bedford MA 1840-01-03 1849-12-28 410
New-Hampshire Gazette Portsmouth NH 1840-01-07 1849-12-26 1,034
Newburyport Herald Newburyport MA 1840-06-09 1847-03-19 554
Newport Mercury Newport RI 1840-01-04 1849-12-29 607
Norfolk Democrat Dedham MA 1840-01-04 1849-12-28 522
North American Philadelphia PA 1840-01-01 1849-12-31 3,106
North Star Danville VT 1840-08-29 1846-09-07 8
Norwich Aurora Norwich CT 1840-02-05 1848-12-27 23
Norwich Courier Norwich CT 1840-01-01 1848-11-01 222
Ohio State Journal Columbus OH 1840-01-01 1849-11-27 470
Ohio Statesman Columbus OH 1840-01-01 1847-08-09 1,167
Painesville Telegraph Painesville OH 1840-01-14 1845-08-13 88
Pennsylvania Freeman Philadelphia PA 1840-01-09 1849-12-27 123
Pensacola Gazette Pensacola FL 1840-01-11 1849-12-29 146
People's Advocate New London CT 1840-08-26 1848-04-26 400
Phoenix Civilian Cumberland MD 1840-01-04 1840-01-04 1
Plattsburgh Republican Plattsburgh NY 1841-01-02 1849-12-29 255
Polynesian Honolulu HI 1840-06-06 1847-05-15 105
Portland Advertiser Portland ME 1840-01-28 1840-12-29 42
Portland Daily Advertiser Portland ME 1840-08-13 1849-12-31 202
Portland Weekly Advertiser Portland ME 1840-01-07 1849-12-25 544
Portsmouth Journal of Literature and Politics Portsmouth NH 1840-01-04 1849-12-29 638
Public Ledger Philadelphia PA 1840-01-01 1849-12-31 3,111
Reading Adler Reading PA 1840-01-07 1849-12-25 522
Red-Lander San Augustine TX 1843-10-07 1847-08-07 23
Republic Washington (DC) DC 1849-07-04 1849-12-27 27
Republican Farmer Bridgeport CT 1842-01-04 1849-12-25 406
Rhode-Island Republican Newport RI 1840-01-01 1841-04-21 75
Richmond Daily Whig Richmond VA 1847-09-28 1849-12-17 2
Richmond Enquirer Richmond VA 1845-06-02 1845-11-14 137
Richmond Whig Richmond VA 1840-01-03 1849-12-28 945
Rondout Freeman Rondout NY 1845-07-19 1847-09-18 109
Rusk Pioneer Rusk TX 1849-04-04 1849-11-07 12
Salem Gazette Salem MA 1841-01-01 1849-12-29 166
Salem Observer Salem MA 1845-07-12 1849-12-29 161
Salem Register Salem MA 1841-01-04 1849-12-31 942
Sandusky Register Sandusky OH 1848-04-24 1849-12-31 570
Sandwich Island News Honolulu HI 1846-09-02 1846-12-23 15
Savannah Republican Savannah GA 1849-01-01 1849-12-31 306
Siwinowe Kesibwi Shawnee KS 1841-11-01 1841-11-01 1
Spectator New York NY 1840-01-06 1849-12-31 1,098
St. Albans Messenger St. Albans VT 1841-05-19 1849-12-27 274
Standard Clarksville TX 1842-09-03 1849-12-22 298
Sun Baltimore MD 1840-01-01 1849-12-31 3,101
Sun Pittsfield MA 1840-01-02 1849-12-27 605
Telescope Manchester NH 1849-01-13 1849-10-13 29
Temperance Advocate Honolulu HI 1843-01-01 1843-12-02 17
Texas Union San Augustine TX 1847-10-16 1848-04-01 21
Times Hartford CT 1840-01-04 1846-11-07 229
Trenton State Gazette Trenton NJ 1847-01-12 1849-12-31 899
True Sun New York NY 1847-05-24 1848-02-25 19
Union Herald Cazenovia NY 1840-01-04 1840-04-11 15
Vermont Centinel Burlington VT 1842-04-01 1844-07-12 31
Vermont Gazette Bennington VT 1840-01-07 1847-02-16 370
Vermont Gazette Bennington VT 1847-03-17 1848-12-27 69
Vermont Gazette Bennington VT 1847-05-04 1849-12-27 129
Vermont Journal Windsor VT 1844-06-20 1849-12-28 210
Vermont Phoenix Brattleboro VT 1840-01-03 1849-10-05 326
Victoria Advocate Victoria TX 1848-01-20 1849-01-11 44
Wabash Courier Terre Haute IN 1840-03-14 1849-12-29 153
Wachusett Star Barre MA 1847-11-23 1848-06-20 31
Washington Reporter Washington PA 1843-04-22 1849-12-26 396
Weekly Eagle Brattleboro VT 1847-08-10 1849-12-31 288
Weekly Eastern Argus Portland ME 1843-08-01 1848-08-10 2
Weekly Herald New York NY 1840-08-01 1849-12-29 157
Weekly Houston Telegraph Houston TX 1840-01-01 1849-12-27 141
Weekly Pacific News San Francisco CA 1849-12-31 1849-12-31 1
Weekly Picayune New Orleans LA 1842-01-24 1842-04-04 5
Whaleman's Shipping List and Merchants' Transcript  New Bedford MA 1843-03-17 1849-12-25 355
Wisconsin Chief Auburn NY 1849-01-04 1849-12-25 51
Wisconsin Democrat Madison WI 1842-10-18 1844-03-07 65
Wisconsin Democrat Madison WI 1846-01-10 1849-12-29 185
Wisconsin Enquirer Madison WI 1840-01-04 1841-03-27 65
Wisconsin Free Democrat Milwaukee WI 1845-09-09 1849-12-26 140