Boston Evening Traveller

at , Boston, 02109 United States

The Boston Evening Traveller was a newspaper published in Boston, Massachusetts. It came out daily, with weekly and semi-weekly editions, under a variety of Traveller titles. It was absorbed by the Boston Herald in 1912, and ceased publication in 1967.HistoryCompared to other papers in Boston in the 1840s, the Traveller was notable for its significantly lower retail price, and for being sold on the street. It supported the views of the Free Soil Party and the Republican Party. Its office was at no.31 State Street (c.1851–1894).In 1857 the Boston Atlas, the Boston Chronicle and the Evening Telegraph were merged into the Traveller. As of 1878, one guide described it as "the largest four-page evening paper in New England: five editions daily; the semi-weekly and weekly of each week contains sermons of Henry Ward Beecher; 'Review of the Week;' market and shipping reports; latest news and choice reading, prepared expressly for the family fireside."Among the publishers: Roland Worthington. Editors included Ferdinand Andrews, Samuel Bowles, James W. Clark, Reuben Cook, Ernest Gruening, Manton Marble, Joseph B. Morss, George Punchard, Albert Edward Winship. Contributors included William Foster Apthorp, Charles Creighton Hazewell, Henry James.


Boston Evening Traveller

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