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The United States Journal

The United States Journal, monthly by A Jones and co, 3&5 Spruce st, March 1854 vol 5 no. 5

            Claim 80,000 subscribers. Puffs Brady’s dags, JC Derby the publisher (has lots of ads, as do the other publishers). Don’t admire John Mitchells and Thom F Meagher’s The Citizen.

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US Magazine, dollar monthly, founded Alexander Jones, 1854, a financial writer, printer and publisher JM Emerson. Jones and David Bigelow, elder bro of John, and Franklin Woods, joined, and editor Seba Smith (Jack Downing), with contributions fr his wife Elizabeth Oakes Smith, on theaters. The Orrs, Waud and Wm Roberts engr for him.

            In 1856, increased price to $2 year, Mrs Smith wrote more for it.