An Anti-Masonic newspaper
Anti-Masonic Intelligencer (Hartford, Connecticut) Nov. 18, 1828. Oct. 6, 1829.
In 1826 William Morgan disappeared in Batavia, NY and was presumed murdered by Freemasons. The resulting backlash against this secret society grew quickly until there was an anti-Masonic political party. This paper was part of the movement that spawned over 140 newspapers around the country.