Publication History:

Place of Publication:  New York, New York

Frequency:  Unknown

Volume and Issue Data:  August, 1865

Size and Format:  Last issue 4 pages

Editor/Publisher:  Pluto Jumbo

Title Changes and Continuation: Unknown

General Description and Notes:

The Library of Congress identifies the handwritten paper as a parody publication. 

  •  “…an entry for the Black Republican and Office-Holder’s Journal, which turns out to be a single-issue parody of black newspapers.”–African American Review.
  • Microfilmed by the Library of Congress for the Committee on Negro Studies of the American Council of Learned Studies.
  • Description based on: Aug. 10, 1865; title from title page.
  • Latest issue consulted: Number 4 (September, 1865); American History, 1493-1945 (online) (viewed February 16, 2018).”

Includes line drawings.

Information Sources:

Bibliography: None

Locations:  Available in microform from DLC (1865). LC card no. sn85-42252.  OCLC no. 12006614, 2611164.  Subject focus and/or Features:  Newspaper.

On microfilm at The State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.


Images of the paper are included in a video on 19th century American journalism.