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Morning Courier



The Courier.
The Courier newspaper was published at St. John’s, Newfoundland (as opposed to the Courier published at Bay Roberts, Newfoundland).
The title varies for the Courier :
Morning Courier and General Advertiser, Oct. 21, 1844- May 5, 1847;
Morning Courier, May 8, 1847-Feb. 16, 1853;
Courier, Feb. 19, 1853-Dec. 28, 1878.

First issue: Oct. 21, 1844. Last issue located: Dec. 28, 1878.


Frequency varies:
Three times a week, Oct. 21, 1844-Oct. 3, 1845.
Semiweekly, Oct. 8, 1845-Feb. 1848.
Three times a week, Apr. 1848-June 2, 1849.
Semiweekly, June 6, 1849-
Weekly (irregular), 1875-Dec. 28, 1878.

Editors:
Stephen John Daniel, Oct. 21, 1844-May 9, 1846 – neutral, non-political newspaper;
James Seaton, May 13, 1846-Jan. 2, 1849 – pro-Conservative Party;
Philip F. Little (it is assumed), 1849 – pro-Liberal Party;
Mr. ? Morris, 1850-1851 – pro-Liberal Party ; Joseph Woods, 1852- until ? – pro-Liberal Party



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