Illinois State Register

City: Springfield

County: Sangamon

State: Illinois

A Democratic newspaper established in Edwardsville, Illinois, in 1839, as the Illinois Advocate; it soon merged with the Illinois Republican, a Democratic paper in Springfield, where it was published by William Walters and George R. Weber. It was known as the Daily Illinois State Register from 1849 to 1852.

Franklin W. Scott, "Newspapers and Periodicals of Illinois, 1814-1879" (PhD diss., University of Illinois, 1910), 322-23.