Adopt Me for the Going Rate
Weekly Confederate (Galveston, Texas). Oct. 20, 1855, vol. 1, no. 15.
The Weekly Confederate is a rare newspaper from Galveston that lasted just a year. Very few issues are known. By 1855 Galveston had become a major port and bustling city on the Texas coast. This issue, with its local news, market prices, and advertisements reflects this growth. One interesting feature of the paper is on the back page, where half of the advertisements in New Orleans.