Staunton Vindicator: November 25, 1859Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
Speech of Hon. Dan'l W. Vorrhees of Terre Haute, Indiana
(Column 3)Summary: The text of Daniel Voorhees's speech delivered in Charlestown, Virginia, on November 8, 1859, upon John Cook's trial for insurrection at Harper's Ferry. Appears to blame John Brown for Cook's failings.
(Column 1)Summary: Text of Voorhees' speech continued.The Next Legislature
(Column 3)Summary: The next legislature will meet on the first Monday next month; the Vindicator expresses confidence that the legislature will be able to deal with the Harper's Ferry emergency."Truth"
(Column 4)Summary: The Vindicator mocks the correspondent "Truth" from the Richmond News for having faith in Botts and the Opposition to keep the Union together.Wood! Wood!
(Names in announcement: Mr. Botts)
(Column 4)Summary: The Vindicator asks that those who pay their subscriptions in wood haul it out immediately; it is in desperate need!The Ground of Apprehension
(Column 5)Summary: Supports Wise's action in Charlestown in the aftermath of Harper's Ferry. Article says that there is evidence that a plot to rescue Brown is under foot, and Gov. Wise is right to prepare for such an attempt.Extract of a Letter from Lewisburg, Union County, Pa., Nov. 15, 1859
(Column 5)Summary: Extract of a letter from Pennsylvania that tells of a plot by the Noble Sons of Liberty to rescue Brown.Extract of a Letter from Enon, Clark County, Ohio
(Column 5)Summary: Letter from Ohio warns that out-of-towners are going to try to rescue Brown.Extract of a Letter from New York. Nov. 14, 1859
(Column 5)Summary: Letter from New York warns of plans brewing to rescue Brown on the day of his execution.Extract of a Letter from Harrisburg
(Column 6)Summary: Extract of a letter from Harrisburg that recounts hearing men on a train discussing a plot to release Brown.Extract of a letter from Columbia, Tenn.
(Column 6)Summary: Letter-writer says he received a letter from a Northern friend who says it's the intent of the abolitionists to rescue Brown.The Movement of the Military
(Column 6)Summary: Staunton was awakened last Saturday night by drums from Military Institute men preparing to march into Charlestown at Wise's request.Mr. Voorhee's [sic] Speech
(Names in announcement: Major Cholston, Gov. Wise, Lieut. Waters, William S.H. Baylor)
(Column 6)Summary: Voorhees's speech in defense of John Cook was pathetic and moving, and though Cook is still to be executed, he now seems more human than animal.Trial for Returning a Slave to his Master
(Column 6)Summary: Capt. Orlando is being held in Massachusetts for returning a slave to his master.Death by Poison
(Column 6)Summary: Bailey, a volunteer in the Mexican War, died of poison at Sterrett's house; by whom is unknown.Gov. Wise
(Names in announcement: John Bailey, Dr. Barkeley, Dr. Donaghe, John Sterrett)
(Column 7)Summary: Wise has announced his determination to have 1000 men present at the execution of Brown.Deceased
(Column 7)Summary: Mary Peck, formerly of this county, has died in Missouri.
(Names in announcement: John H. Peck, Mary Peck)
(Column 1)Summary: Gov. Wise is still receiving notices from people that there may be trouble at Brown's execution with out-of-towners trying to free Brown.Harper's Ferry
(Column 1)Summary: The governor has made every provision to ensure that Brown is not rescued by northerners; there continue to be rumors underfoot about an organized movement to rescue him.Excitement in Northampton
(Column 1)Summary: There is a message from Northampton calling for volunteers to help prevent a rumored attempt to run slaves off to Canada.Movement of the Troops
(Column 1)Summary: Many Virginia regiments have been dispatched to Charlestown to stand guard at Brown's execution.Married
(Column 2)Summary: Moffett married Black on November 17, 1859.Married
(Names in announcement: Rev. C.S.M. See, James T. Black, Cornelia Moffett)
(Column 2)Summary: Paterson married Smiley on November 10, 1859.Died
(Names in announcement: Rev. J.M. Crawford, James R. Smiley, Susan J. Paterson)
(Column 2)Summary: Dr. Henry Eagon, formerly of Staunton, died at the age of 62 in Canton, Missouri.Died
(Names in announcement: William EagonEsq., Dr. Henry Eagon)
(Column 2)Summary: Varner died on November 19 at age 63.Died
(Names in announcement: James M. Pettigrew, Charles Varner)
(Column 2)Summary: The West Augusta Guard pays a tribute of respect to Bickle, who was a veteran of the War of 1812.Died
(Names in announcement: Adam Bickle, Lieut. Waters)
(Column 2)Summary: The West Augusta Guard pays a tribute of respect to Nicholas Kinney, who was a veteran of the War of 1812.
(Names in announcement: Nicholas C. Kinney, Lieut. Waters)
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