HOUSTON CITIZEN. The Houston Citizen, also called the Weekly Citizen, was published at Houston by D. E. Smith, John N. O. Smith, and John Benson between December 9, 1843, and January 1844. The paper was published twice a week for a time. Its editorials supported the policy of Sam Houston during his second term as president of the republic. The paper was succeeded by the Houston Texian Democrat.
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). WPA Historical Records Survey Program, Texas Newspapers (Houston: San Jacinto Museum of History Association, 1941).
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