Peoria Republican

City: Peoria

County: Peoria

State: IL

Thomas J. Pickett established the Peoria Republican in June 1850 as a weekly Whig newspaper. Beginning January 17, 1853, it was issued as both a daily and a weekly paper. Pickett edited the paper with several partners over the years, including Samuel L. Coulter, whom he sold the paper to in 1856. It was discontinued within two years.

Franklin William Scott, Newspapers and Periodicals of Illinois, 1814-1879, vol. 6 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1910), 279.