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The Patriot and commercial advertiser. (Savannah, Ga.) 1806-1807

 

Title:

The Patriot and commercial advertiser.

Place of Publication:

Savannah, Ga.

Geographic coverage:

  • Savannah, Chatham county

Publisher:

John Dougherty

Dates of publication:

1806-1807

Description:

  • Vol. 2, no. 100 (Oct. 27, 1806)-v. 3, no. 71 (July 20, 1807).

Frequency:

Semiweekly

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.

LCCN:

sn91099137

OCLC:

23744863

The Patriot and commercial advertiser. October 27, 1806

About

In 1804, the Georgia Republican was Savannah’s sole Jeffersonian Republican paper. The editors, James Lyon and Samuel Morse, were aggressive in their opposition to the Federalist Columbian Museum, and their tactics alienated Jeffersonian Republican supporters in the city. In response, James Hely of the Louisville Republican Trumpet, an ardent supporter of Jeffersonian Republican James Jackson, moved to Savannah to establish the Southern Patriot. Hely’s Patriot was meant to be a more even-tempered Republican newspaper in Savannah and published semi-weekly. The first issue of the paper circulated on November 10, 1804. After only a short time managing the paper, Hely passed ownership on to John Dougherty who changed the masthead to the Patriot and Commercial Advertiser. The paper printed under that title from 1806 to July 20, 1807 before the firm John Carmont and Company took over ownership. Beginning on July 27, 1807, the paper was retitled the Federal Republican Advocate, and Commercial Advertiser before ceasing publication a few years later.