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Freemen's standard. volume (Savannah, Ga.) 1868-18??

 

Title:

Freemen's standard.

Place of Publication:

Savannah, Ga.

Geographic coverage:

  • Savannah, Chatham county

Publisher:

Freemen's Standard Pub. Co.

Dates of publication:

1868-18??

Description:

  • Vol. 1, no. 1 (Feb. 15, 1868)-

Frequency:

Daily

Languages:

  • English

Subjects:

  • Chatham County (Ga.)--Newspapers.
  • Georgia--Chatham County.--fast--(OCoLC)fst01207617
  • Georgia--Savannah.--fast--(OCoLC)fst01207319
  • Savannah (Ga.)--Newspapers.

Notes:

  • Also on microfilm: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Libraries.
  • Editor: Rev. James M. Simms, <1868>.
  • Republican, <1868>.

LCCN:

sn85034394

OCLC:

12765998

Freemen's standard. volume June 13, 1868

About

Reverend James M. Simms published the first issue of the Freemen’s Standard appeared on February 15, 1868, in Savannah, Georgia. Simms, who also edited the newspaper, was a former slave and Republican advocate in Savannah. The Freemen’s Standard was among the few newspapers in Georgia to support Governor Bullock, and the paper favored Ulysses S. Grant for president. Simms also used his newspaper to support his unsuccessful run for legislature in 1868. By the end of that year, the Freemen’s Standard was no longer in circulation.