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Southern cross. (Savannah, Ga.) 1875-1877

 

Title:

Southern cross.

Place of Publication:

Savannah, Ga.

Geographic coverage:

  • Savannah, Chatham county

Publisher:

William Rankin

Dates of publication:

1875-1877

Description:

  • Began in Sept. 1875; ceased in Mar. 1877.

Frequency:

Weekly

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.
  • Catholic. Cf. Rowell, 1877.
  • Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 7 (Oct. 23, 1875).

LCCN:

sn86053130

OCLC:

13202753

Southern cross. October 23, 1875

About

In July 1875, Bishop Joseph J. Gross, during a speech about the importance of a free press, announced his intention to establish a weekly Catholic newspaper in Savannah, Georgia. William Rankin published the first issue of this paper, titled the Southern Cross, on September 11, 1875. The editorial department of the Southern Cross was managed by the Savannah Catholic Literary Society, and Gross presided over the paper’s business matters. Despite claiming a circulation of 1,200 by 1876, the paper suspended operations in March 1877.