Prospectus of The Daily Texian

December 18th, 1841

“This institution will be devoted to the cause of the People of Texas, and an unwearied promoter of their general interests.  It will support the administration of Gen. Houston, so far as his policy may be compatible with the interests of the community at large.  A portion of its pages will be appropriated to literature, and general intelligence.  Every assiduity will be used, to make the Texian an acceptable visitant to the Farmer, the Mechanic, the Merchant, and the professional man.  It will be printed on super-royal sheet, and in new type.  Terms—Five dollars per volume, of fifty-two numbers, in par money, or its equivalent in Texas Treasury notes, payable, invariably, in advance.  Persons who do not wish to subscribe regularly for this paper, can purchase copies at this office.  Price, 50 cents, Texas money.”


January 20th, 2017

“This institution is now devoted to the cause of the People of America, and an unwearied promoter of their general interests.  It will support the administration of President Trump, so far as his policy may be compatible with the interests of the community at large.

Terms—Gratis . . . free of charge.  Any donation is greatly appreciated, American money.