Alexandria 02-04: Alexandria Advertiser and Commercial Intelligencer
Starting Date: December 8, 1800
Ending Date: September 16, 1803
Publication Frequency: Daily ex. Sunday
Proprietors: Samuel Snowden & Company
The partnership of Snowden & Brown had been collecting subscribers for a proposed new Federalist journal in adjacent Washington when Fowler's Columbian Mirror was put up for sale in late November 1800; the pair then changed their approach and chose to buy out William Fowler instead; they promptly renamed his eight-year-old paper and increased the frequency of its publication from thrice-weekly to daily, starting with the December 8, 1800, issue, so continuing the previous schedule without interruption; Brown withdrew from the partnership with the issue of June 9, 1802, leaving the paper in Snowden's hands of alone; he would retain control of this journal, if not outright ownership of the paper, until his death in July 1831.
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