- Get Involved
GALVESTON TEXAS TIMES
GALVESTON TEXAS TIMES. The Texas Times, successor to the San Luis Advocate, was published weekly in Galveston by David Davis and Ferdinand Pinckard, beginning in 1841. Pinckard hoped to produce a national newspaper independent in politics and had agents in New Orleans, Vicksburg, and Lexington, Kentucky. "Moses Austin's Journal" ran through a series of issues. Pinckard moved to Yucatán, and on March 11, 1843, George H. French and G. L. Hamlin took over the paper. It was published as late as April 22, 1843. The May 16, 1843, issue of the triweekly edition, which had been published since late 1842, informed those who had paid in advance that they would receive the Telegraph in place of the Texas Times.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Joe B. Frantz, Newspapers of the Republic of Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1940). Mary Glasscock Frazier, Texas Newspapers during the Republic (March 2, 1836-February 19, 1846) (M. Journ. thesis, University of Texas, 1931). Winifred Gregory, American Newspapers, 1821–1936: A Union List of Files Available in the United States and Canada (New York: Wilson, 1937). Marilyn M. Sibley, Lone Stars and State Gazettes: Texas Newspapers before the Civil War (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1983). Lota M. Spell, "Samuel Bangs: The First Printer in Texas," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 35 (April 1932). John Melton Wallace, Gaceta to Gazette: A Checklist of Texas Newspapers, 1813–1846 (Austin: University of Texas Department of Journalism, 1966). WPA Historical Records Survey Program, Texas Newspapers (Houston: San Jacinto Museum of History Association, 1941).
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "GALVESTON TEXAS TIMES," accessed February 22, 2019, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/eegmk.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.