Pensacola Gazette

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The Pensacola Gazette (later Pensacola Gazette and West Florida Advertiser) was an early four-page newspaper that began publication on March 13, 1824 and continued until 1861. It was founded by W. Hasell Hunt with an initial 75 subscribers.

Benjamin Drake Wright was editor of the Gazette from 1834 to 1845. He used the paper to advocate a railroad line from Pensacola to Columbus, Georgia, and an inland waterway between Pensacola and New Orleans.