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Staunton Vindicator: August 17, 1860

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Description of Page: Democratic meeting in Fredericksburg in column 6. Top right corner is hard to read.

Lt. Bumgardner's Address. To Capt. Koiner and Gentleman of the Augusta Rifles
(Column 3)
Summary: Speech given by Lt. Bumgardner at the picnic where the Augusta Rifles were presented with a flag.
(Names in announcement: Capt. Koiner, Lt. Bumgardner)
Capt. Koiner's Reply. Mr. Bumgardner, Ladies and Gentleman:
(Column 4)
Summary: Koiner thanked Mr. Bumgardner and the ladies of the area for the flag.
(Names in announcement: Capt. Koiner, Mr. Bumgardner)
Supreme Court of Appeals--Lewisburg
(Column 7)
Summary: Summary of Supreme Court of Appeals activity. Henry Hoover v. Calhoun et al. with Fultz for appellant and Baldwin for appellee. Samuel Bell v. Joseph Mitchell with Imboden for appellant and Baldwin and Harman for appellee. Alexander Givens v. Douglass with Michie for appellant and Baldwin and Sheffey for appellee. John Mills et al. v. Central Savings Bank of Staunton with Michie for appellant and Baldwin and Sheffey for appellee. John Hogshead v. George Baylor with Fultz for plaintiff and Baldwin and Sheffey for defense. Joseph T. Mitchell v. Miller and wife with Baldwin and Harman for appellant. John Kelley v. White et. al. with Harman, Baldwin and Sheffey for appellant and Fultz for appellee.
(Names in announcement: Henry Hoover, Fultz, Sheffey, Baldwin, Harman, White, John Kelley, Miller, Joseph T. Mitchell, George Baylor, John Hogshead, Michie, John Mills, Alexander Givens, Douglass, Imboden, Samuel Bell, Calhoun)

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Description of Page: Article on the Virginia delegation at the Baltimore Convention in column 4.

Another Flood
(Column 1)
Summary: Another flood "visited" Staunton on Monday. It swept away the preliminary repairs made since the last flood. The house of Mrs. Parish fell into the creek and she nearly drowned, but was saved by A. D. Chandler and Lawrence Kiltay. Corn grown near Staunton suffered lots of damage. The Council began the next day to remove obstructions from the creek to improve the flow and lessen the flooding.
(Names in announcement: Mrs. Parish, A.D. Chandler, Lawrence Kiltay, Mr. Bucher)
[No Title]
(Column 2)
Summary: Invitation from the Monticello Guard to the West Augusta Guard and the Lynchburg Home Guard for a dinner to be given in their honor.
State Democratic Convention
(Column 3)
Summary: A summary of the beginning of the Virginia State Democratic Convention in Staunton. George Baylor, Dr. Moffett, S. M. Yost, George Cochran, A. Koiner, Benjamin Crawford, W. A. Burke and J. A. Harman were all active in the proceedings of the convention.
(Names in announcement: Capt. J.A. Harman, Col. George Baylor, S.M. Yost, George W. CochranJr., Dr. S.H. Moffett, A. Koiner, Benjamin Crawford, W.A. Burke, J.A. Harman)
[No Title]
(Column 5)
Summary: D. W. Burke is conducting the census in the North part of the District.
(Names in announcement: D.W. Burke)
[No Title]
(Column 5)
Summary: A. J. O'Bannon died at Capon Springs of paralysis.
(Names in announcement: A.J. O'Bannon)
Democratic Meetings
(Column 6&7)
Summary: A summary of Democratic meetings around Virginia.

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Description of Page: Democratic meeting in Highland County in column 1.

[No Title]
(Column 1)
Summary: Rev. Baird will take over as Principal at Wesleyan Female Institute from Rev. Arbogast.
(Names in announcement: Rev. W.S. Baird, Rev. B. Arbogast)
(Column 2)
Summary: Mrs. Waddell, widow of Dr. A. Wadell, died at the residence of her son on August 7.
(Names in announcement: Mrs. Frances Ann Waddell, Mr. Harvey Taylor, Dr. A. Waddell)

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