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The Saint Louis American History

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The St. Louis American was started as an American Republican organ in December, 1844. At its inauguration H.H. Holton was its publisher; by 1847 J.D. Learned had replaced Holton. On June 21, 1847 the Republican announced that the American had been revived after a suspension of two months and that in the future it was to be conducted by a committee of the American Republican party, headed by J.M. Julian. It expired shortly afterwards.
(From Early St. Louis Newspapers, 1808-1850, a Washington University dissertation by Dorothy Grace Brown, 1931).