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Baptist monitor (newspaper)

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Princeton, Ky ; Hopkinsville, Ky


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According to author C. M. Meacham, the Baptist Monitor newspaper started in Princeton, KY, in the 1880s and was moved to Hopkinsville, KY, where James L. Allensworth, Sr. was the editor. After several years, the newspaper was either moved to another town or ceased publiction [source: "Papers published by Negroes" in Chapter 13 of A History of Christian County Kentucky by C. M. Meacham].

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