Milledgeville Newspapers
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*microfilm at Russell Library, Georgia College & State University
**microfilm Library of Congress
In The News 1794-1941
Published Name Microfilm Notes
1806 - 1818  Milledgeville Intelligencer  *Nov 22 1808
**1806-1818 
A. McMillian publisher 1808
1808 Georgia Argus *January 9, 1810 - December 26 1810 and March 1, 1815
**March 1808
First published by Dennis L. Ryan in 1808.
Published later  in Columbus Ga in 1838 by Gen. James N. Bethune
1809-1847 Georgia Journal *1809-1840 
**1809-March 10, 1847
Merged with Georgia Messenger, Macon, to form Georgia Journal and Messenger, Macon.
1816 Milledgeville Republican and The Reflector *March 20, 1816- February 2, 1819
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Jones and Hightower 1816
John B Hines publisher 1817
 

 

1819 Georgia Republican - Published by Henry Denison and Walter Jones only a few months before the death of Henry Denison in 1819
1820-1873 Southern Recorder 
*February 15, 1820 - July, 1872
ON LINE, PDF FORMAT. 
 Tad Evans Milledgeville Southern Recorder Newspaper Clippings, Vol 04   1836-38
Southern Recorder 1836-1838 Pages 1-199
Southern Recorder 1836-1838  Pages 200-end
1820-1873
Seaton Grantland and Richard Orme started the paper. 
Issued daily 1859-1873 during sessions of the legislature, continued by Union and Recorder
1822- 1829 Georgia Patriot 1822-1827
mergered with Georgia Statesman to form the Statesman and Patriot
**1822-1827 Independent Republican newspaper started by Cosam Emir Bartlett of Savannah  in 1822; transferred to E. H. Burritt in June 1827. C. E. Bartlett close the paper in June 1829
1825 - 1827 *Georgia Statesman
(Title changed to: Statesman and Patriot) Changed to The Federal Union in 1830
*Dec 20, 1825-Jun 4, 1827  E. H. Burritt, propritor, sold his interest to Dr. Silas Meacham in 1826. John Polhill editor in 1830, when it was the property of Burritt & Meacham,  and sold at auction to Henry Solomon of Twiggs County 
Feb. 1828 - Jan. 1829  The Southron *February 23, 1828 States Rights paper published by Philip Guieu and John A. Jones
1830 - 1872 Federal Union (Former title: Statesman & Patriot)
Title changed to:  Union and Recorder)
*July 1830-Aug 1872 
Federal Union
John G. Polhill editor 1830, Dr. Tomlinson Fort, owner. John A. Culbert, editorial. In 1851 bought by Barnes, Nesbit and Boughton
1834 - 1841 Milledgeville Standard of Union *Jan-Aug 1841
**April 26, 1834
Started in Sparta by Col. Thomas Haynes who moved to Milledgeville in 1834. Haynes died in Jan. 1842.
Purchased by E. Ryan and B.H. Robinson, Esq'rs May 1842
1833 **Georgia Times and States Rights Advocate 1833-1834, 
Continues Times and the States Rights Advocate 1833-Jan 1834
**1833-1834,
Times and the States Rights Advocate 1833-Jan 1834
owned by William S. Rockwell and Hamilton Raiford
1847 -1853 The Southern Presbyterian - Weekly newspapers, editor - Rev. Washington Baird, transferred to Charleston S.C. in 1853 
1861-1862 Southern Federal Union
1861-Sep 16, 1862
continues Federal Union 1830-Jan 22 1861
Continued by Confederate Union
1862
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1862 - 1865 Confederate Union. Sep. 23,1 862- May 9, 1865, suspended May 16-July
continued by Federal Union, July 11, 1865-1872
**Sep. 23,1862- May 9, 1865, suspended May 16-July
continued by Federal Union, July 11, 1865-1872
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Union and Recorder (Former title: Federal Union) *Nov 1872 - March 30 1886
Union and Recorder
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1873 Every Saturday - established by Iverson L. Hunter October 1873. He had it for sale in 1875. In 1881 Hunter was the editor of the Weekly Express in Jeffersonville, Ga.
Sept.1877- Jan. 1879 The Old Capital - started publication in Sept. 1877 by Col. Eugene. P. Speer, formerly of the Griffin News and  H.W.J. Ham, formerly of Warrenton Clipper. Moved to Macon in 1879 and changed name to Evening Ledger, owned by Col. Eugene P. Speer, Mr. Seifert and Mr. Smith.
1819 Union-Recorder *April 6, 1886 - present Barnes, Moore & Son, editor and publisher 1900, published on Tuesday
Milledgeville Daily Times *Mar 27, 1939-May 8, 1942 
**1887-1942
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1884? Milledgeville Chronicle - published in the mid 1880's -1890's.Editors - Gibbs Gardner, Vaughn (1890), Ellen Dortch (1893-1894) Foreclosed on in 1895
1901 Milledgeville News *1909-1914;  1917-1918; 1921-1922
**1913-1922
Walter J. Vaughn, editor and publisher, started 1901 thru 1908 when paper was sold to 
J C McAuliff and H. F. Atchinson, formerly of Augusta Daily Herald
1930's Milledgeville Times *Sep 4, 1931-Sep 2, 1932  -
- Milledgeville Independent *Housed in Special Collections -
1958-1965 Baldwin News *Jun 16, 1958-Dec 14, 1965  -
2000-present Baldwin Bulletin Apr. 13-20, 2000-Present  -

 

Source: Library of Congress, Ayer and Sons American Newspaper Annual 1900-1911, The Macon Telegraph
Eileen Babb McAdams copyright 2004