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AUSTIN SPY. The Austin Spy is listed in a checklist of Texas newspapers as being published in Austin in June 1840. The Spy was associated with the humor of Dr. Richard F. Brenham, who came to Texas from Kentucky in 1836, fought in the Texas Revolution, and later practiced medicine. Since the only reference to the paper is a mention in the Austin City Gazette for June 10, 1840, however, it is possible that the title was the Gazette's nickname for another newspaper.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Joe B. Frantz, Newspapers of the Republic of Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1940). Marilyn M. Sibley, Lone Stars and State Gazettes: Texas Newspapers before the Civil War (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1983).
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