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Protestant Monitor

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John McPike started publication in Alton in March, 1848. It was devoted to Christianity, free discussion, literature, agriculture, general intelligence, the glory of God and the rights of man. On the 23rd of June, 1848, the name was changed to the Alton Monitor.

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

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