The Weekly True Sun

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The Weekly True Sun was a London, pro-Whig, Sunday newspaper that was first published on 10 February 1833 (No. 1) and ceased publication on 29 December 1839 (No. 331).[1] John Ager published and printed the Weekly True Sun and the True Sun.

In 1833–1834, Leigh Hunt, as 'The Townsman', published in the Weekly True Sun a series of nine essays on walking tours in various neighbourhoods of London.[2][3]

From 5 January 1840 (No. 332) to 28 March 1841 (No. 394), the successor to The Weekly True Sun was published under the title The Statesman, or, The Weekly True Sun.[4] From 4 April 1841 (No. 395) to 2 January 1842 (No. 518), the successor to The Statesman, or, The Weekly True Sun was published under the title The British Queen and Statesman.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weekly True Son (microform), Australian National Library
  2. ^ Nord, Deborah Epstein (1995). "Leigh Hunt's Townsman essays". Walking the Victorian Streets. pp. 56–57.
  3. ^ Hunt, Leigh - Regent's Park and Primrose Hill in LIterature and Music
  4. ^ The Statesman, or, The Weekly True Sun (microform), Australian National Library
  5. ^ The British Queen and Statesman (microform), Australian National Library