Australasian Chronicle (Sydney, NSW : 1839 - 1843)
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The Australasian Chronicle was a twice weekly Catholic newspaper published in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was published in a broadsheet format.
First published on the 2 August 1839, the Australasian Chronicle was published from 1839 - 1843. Its stated aim was "to explain and uphold the civil and religious principles of the Catholics, and to maintain their rights". The paper was started by Bishop Polding, OSB, and a learned Scottish immigrant, Duncan, a convert to Catholicism. It had several name changes to The Morning Chronicle, The Chronicle and The Sydney Chronicle. It was eventually superseded by The Freeman’s Journal which commenced publication on 27 June 1850.See the full Wikipedia entry
- The Australasian chronicle [electronic resource]
- Sydney : Published by Andrew Bent for William Augustine Duncan, 1839-1843.
- 5 v. ; 58 cm.
- Publisher varies.
Digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers service which allows access to historic Australian newspapers.
Also available in print and on microfilm.
Electronic production. Canberra, A.C.T. : National Library of Australia, 2008-2009. (Australian newspapers). 1839-1843. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
- Life Dates
- Vol. 1, no. 1 (Aug. 2, 1839)-v. 5, no. 602 (Oct. 7, 1843).
- Later Title
- Morning chronicle (Sydney, N.S.W.) 1837-3402
- Australia New South Wales Sydney
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