Staunton Vindicator: November 18, 1859Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
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Sign of the Times
(Column 1)Summary: Article says that Harper's Ferry is just a manifestation of the horrific and wrong-headed doctrines of Black Republicanism, although it is glad to note that some northern papers are denouncing the insurrection at Harper's Ferry. Also calls Black Republicanism Brown Republicanism after John Brown.
Full Text of Article:Classical School in Staunton
"...now that he has had so fair and impartial a trial as Virginia ever accorded to one of her own citizens, and has been condemned, these detestable negro-worshipers attempt to stay the hand of justice....If it continues much longer, Lunatic Asylums will soon have to be multiplied in Yankeedom."
(Column 2)Summary: Smith intends to open a classical school in Staunton as early as 1860.
(Names in announcement: C.A. Smith)Full Text of Article:[No Title]
We are requested to call attention to the notice of Mr. C. A. Smith, a graduate of the University, who intends as early in 1860 as possible to open a classical School in Staunton, which will be "equal in grade to any school in Virginia." He will have with him a distinguished Major of Arts, of the University of Va. From what we have learned of Mr. Smith's character as a high-toned gentleman, and his supporting qualifications, we can predict for him a decided success, and for our citizens, a classical institution worthy of support.
(Column 2)Summary: The Methodist Episcopal Church has sustained money to go to India in search of redemption.Death of an Old Citizen
(Column 2)Summary: Bickle, an old citizen of Staunton, died Friday night after a short illness.Vigilance Committee
(Names in announcement: Adam Bickle)
(Column 3)Summary: In Barbour County a vigilance committee has formed; all Abolitionists are invited to leave at this time. In Alabama, citizens have formed similar committees to mark all the places crossed on Brown's map.[No Title]
(Column 4)Summary: Notes that Well's Harmoneous will give a concert tonight at Union Hall.
Full Text of Article:The Electoral College of 1860
Remember that Well's Harmoneous, will give another of their grand Concerts, to night, at Union Hall. Don't forget to give them a call.
(Column 3)Summary: Gives the number of votes for each state in the electoral college for 1860 presidential election; Virginia will have 15.The African Repository
(Column 3)Summary: The Vindicator attacks this pamphlet, claiming offense at its criticism of slavery, which the Vindicator characterizes as the most divine and humane institution on earth.Obituary
(Column 3)Summary: Obituary pays tribute to Kinney, for many years a Clerk of the Circuit Court of Augusta County.A Southerner's Visit to Old Brown in Prison
(Names in announcement: Nicholas Kinney)
(Column 4)Summary: Brown remarked to his visitor that his captors have been very kind; he refuses, however, to change his opinion of slavery.
Origin of Article: Richmond ExaminerServed Him Right
(Column 5)Summary: T.A. Salve, an abolitionist, was tarred and feathered and paraded around Hamburg, S.C.Reprieve of Brown
(Column 5)Summary: There is a petition going around Manchester, N.H., asking Gov. Wise to postpone Brown's execution until the meeting of the next Virginia legislature.Tribute of Respect
(Column 5)Summary: The Staunton Bar paid respect to Nicholas Kinney, Clerk of Court, who recently died.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Thomas Michie, Nicholas Kinney, Col. John B. Baldwin, Alex. H.H. Stuart, John D. Imboden, John Paris)
(Column 6)Summary: Brown declined Child's offer to visit him in prison, saying that he is being treated just fine.The Harper's Ferry Rebellion
(Column 6)Summary: The Tennessee legislature is taking action upon the John Brown conspiracy.The Religious Press on Old Brown
(Column 6)Summary: The Old School Presbyterians refuse to pardon Brown for his deeds; attached is their explanation.
(Column 1)Summary: Married on Nov. 13, 1859.Died
(Names in announcement: Rev. X.J. Richardson, John J. Shuey, Julia Mizer)
(Column 1)Summary: Keller died on November 18, 1859 at age 96. She was a member of the German Reformed Church.Died
(Names in announcement: Sophia Keller)
(Column 1)Summary: Mrs. Foy died on November 6 at age 65.
(Names in announcement: Mrs. Barbara Foy)
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