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Publication Name:

Western Sun

Years in print:

1825?

History:

The Western Sun, established at Belleville  (according to one report in December, 1825, and according to another, in the winter of 1827-28) by Dr. Joseph Green, appears to have been the first paper published in St. Clair County.
(From the Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois edited by Newton Bateman and Paul Selby, 1907).


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