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Publication Name:

The Repudiator

Years in print:

1868

History:

The Repudiator advocated the “repudiation of the whole fraud falsely called a debt, except that part represented by greenbacks, which the people took in good faith.” The first number was issued in February, 1868, and the last number in the following April or May, (a life of a couple months). It was a weekly. Burrell B. Taylor, Samuel Hager and John Bourne were its publishers. 
(From the Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri by Alexander N. De Menil, 1901).

Described as an independent Democratic paper; The paper's goal according to its publishers was "the repudiation of the national debt, except that portion represented by legal-tender notes."


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