Australian Town and Country Journal
Australian Town and Country Journal was a weekly English language broadsheet newspaper published in Sydney, New South Wales between 1870 and 1919 that was founded by Samuel Bennett. Bennett's intention for the paper was for it to be "valuable to everybody for its great amount of useful and reliable information".
The first issue of the Australian Town and Country Journal was published on 8 January 1870 and ran until 25 June 1919. After June 2, 1878. when Samuel Bennett died, publication of the paper was taken over by his sons Frank and Christopher.
The paper was known for its diversity in dealing with domestic and foreign news as well as featuring essays on literature, science and invention.
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