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Issue Details: First known date: 1839... 1839 Tasmanian Weekly Dispatch
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  • For further information on this newspaper title see E. Morris Miller, Pressmen and Governors (1952): 173-176

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1839
    • Hobart Town (1803-1880), Van Diemen's Land (1803-1856), Tasmania,: John Morgan , 1839-1841 .
      Printed by John Morgan
      • 'Printed and published by the proprietor, John Morgan' (Source: John Alexander Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia : Volume III : 1839-1845, no. 2864)
      • Ferguson writes that J. C. Macdougall was proprietor and Morgan editor from 18 September 1840.

PeriodicalNewspaper Details

Caption title: 'Knowledge is power'
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Friday, Oct. 4, 1839)-June 25, 1841
Tasmanian and Austral-Asiatic Review [1834]
Continued by:
The Tasmanian and Austral-Asiatic Review [1841]
Small folio (1840); folio (1841)
The Tasmanian Weekly Dispatch ceased on June 25, 1841 and John Morgan advertised that he would 'issue, on his own account, a new journal, to be called the "Morning Advertiser".'
The Dispatch was incorporated into R. L. Murray's Austral-Asiatic Review [1837] on 2 July 1841 and appeared under the title, The Tasmanian/Is Again Incorporated with/ the Austral-Asiatic Review/Tasmanian and Australian Advertiser, until 17 October 17 1844, when it resumed the title of the Tasmanian and Austral-Asiatic Review.
Source: E. Morris Miller, Pressmen and Governors (1952): 174, 176

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