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Publication Name:

Western Ploughboy

Years in print:

1830- 1831


Judge John York Sawyer had established the Western Ploughboy in Edwardsville November 1, 1830, and continued the publication one year, when he came into possession of the Advocate, and the two papers were consolidated under the name of the Illinois Advocate.

(From The History of Madison County, Illinois, by W.R. Brink & Co., 1882).

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