The Orthodox democrat. (Barnesville, Ga.) 1885-1???
Place of Publication:
- Barnesville, Lamar county
- None, Pike county
Dates of publication:
- Began in 1885.
- Barnesville (Ga.)--Newspapers.
- Also on microfilm: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Libraries.
- Description based on: Vol. 4, no. 12 (Jan. 3, 1889).
The Orthodox democrat. January 3, 1889
William S. Whitaker founded the Orthodox Democrat in 1885 in Barnesville, Georgia, as a four-page Democratic newspaper. The weekly paper was delivered every Thursday for a subscription cost of a dollar and a half per year. In 1888, the Democrat reported a circulation of 1,000. The paper ceased publication in 1889 with Whitaker as the sole editor and publisher for entirety of the newspaper’s run.