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1848- 1849


In 1848 Anton Eickhoff issued a German semi-weekly, Die St. Louis Zeitung. Eickhoff was a literary student who began writing for the press when sixteen years of age. He was born in Westphalia, Germany, and came to St. Louis in January, 1848. 
(From the Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri by Alexander N. De Menil, 1901).

In 1848, Anton Eickhoff established Die St. Louis Zeitung, a semi-weekly; but the cholera and hard times of the next year caused its suspension.
(From the History of St. Louis City and County by John Thomas Scharf, 1883).

(“Weekly Newspaper”) Var: St. Louis Zeitung.

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