Samuel Magill

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Samuel Magill was the second mayor of Cumberland, Maryland from 1823 to 1824.

In 1812, Magill established one of the first newspapers in Cumberland, the Allegany Freeman, whose editorial stance supported Democratic politics. The Freeman featured news about the War of 1812, national political coverage, and advertisements.[1]


  1. ^ Lowdermilk, William Harrison (1878). History of Cumberland. Washington, D.C.: James Anglim. p. 300. Retrieved 30 April 2016. 

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Preceded by
John Scott
Mayor of Cumberland
Succeeded by
Roger Perry