PROSPECTUS OF THE WEEKLY NATIONAL REPUBLICAN, PUBLISHED AT WASHINGTON, D.C. W. J. MURTAGH, and Proprietor.
PROSPECTUS OF THE WEEKLY NATIONAL REPUBLICAN, PUBLISHED AT WASHINGTON, D.C.

PROSPECTUS OF THE WEEKLY NATIONAL REPUBLICAN, PUBLISHED AT WASHINGTON, D.C.

Washington, DC: The Weekly National Republican, [1871]. Single sheet, folded to 27 x 22 cm., 2 leaves, [2] pp. of text, printed on the first and third pages only. The first page states the paper's principles and policies in support of "the great Republican party, and... the Administration of President Grant," plus the terms for subscriptions. The prospectus mentions that The Daily National Republican is furnished to subscribers at $8 per year, and Specimen copies of Daily or Weekly National Republican can be sent on application. The next page prints a copy of a letter [in script] from Editor & Proprietor W.J. Murtagh, Office of the National Republican, Washington, D.C., dated May 15 1871. Murtagh boldly states his paper's intention to reflect the views of the Grant administration: "The time is approaching when the loyal hosts of the Union will be called upon to rally once more around the great principles which have hitherto led them to victory, in peace, as well as in war." Item #66715

Murtagh published newspapers in Washington D.C. under slightly different titles, The Daily National Republican, The National Republican, and The Weekly National Republican during the Civil War era. OCLC lists a copy of Murtagh's Prospectus for the "Daily National Republican" at the Library of Congress which gives the Daily an alternate title of "Weekly National Republican" and states that the "Prospectus of the Weekly National Republican, Washington, D.C., Oct. 15, 1861 was appended on page [4]. The Weekly National Republican was published from ca. 1863-1877.

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