The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal

The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal was an English language broadsheet newspaper published in Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia.[1]

Cover page of The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal, 2 January 1888

HistoryEdit

First appearing on 10 April 1859, The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal was published twice weekly from 1859 until January 1958. From 2 July 1915 it alternated with The Braidwood Review and District Advocate.[2] The newspaper was on Wednesdays and Saturdays until June 1915 and then Tuesdays and Saturdays.[1] In the early 1860s the newspaper was purchased by John Musgrave and Mr. J. Cosgrove. Musgrave later bought out his partner, remaining as sole publisher of the paper until his death on 21 August 1914.[3]

In July 1912 the paper was one of the first to publish an account of the connection between the carbon dioxide generated by burning coal and global warming, after an article in Popular Mechanics.[4][5]

DigitisationEdit

Many issues of the paper which appeared between 1888 and 1912 have been digitised as part of the Australian Newspapers Digitisation Program of the National Library of Australia.[6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal". Trove Digitized newspapers. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
  2. ^ "State Library of NSW catalogue entry". Retrieved 9 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Obituary Mr John Musgrave of Braidwood". Queanbeyan Age. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
  4. ^ "COAL CONSUMPTION AFFECTING CLIMATE". The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal. New South Wales, Australia. 17 July 1912. p. 4. Retrieved 16 August 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "Did a 1912 Newspaper Article Predict Global Warming?". Snopes. Retrieved 2018-08-16.
  6. ^ Australian Newspapers Digitisation Project

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