Staunton Vindicator: December 7, 1860Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
Description of Page: Governor of Maryland rejects call for a session on secession in column 3. Assorted newspaper excerpts in columns 3&4. Secessionist position of Rockingham's Hon. Harris in column 6.
(Column 3)Summary: Republican paper claims that they and Lincoln are in favor of supporting the Constitution and restoring fugitives to justice.
Origin of Article: N. Y. Courier and EnquirerEditorial Comment: "Reason and common sense seem to be asserting their supremacy . . . ."The Methodists on the Crisis
(Column 4)Summary: Meeting of some members of the Baltimore Conference in Jefferson County. Repudiated Buffalo Convention and supported breaking off from General Convention.[No Title]
(Column 3)Summary: Claims that Mrs. Lincoln supports slavery and will prevent her husband from harming the South.
Full Text of Article:Another letter from Governor Letcher
Why are our Southern friends kicking up such a row about the election of Lincoln? The "better half" of the concern, Mrs. Lincoln, is strong in her attachment to the institution of slavery. If the women are right, there is not much danger of any great wrong being committed by the men.
(Column 5)Summary: Letter from Letcher about Pennsylvania's nullification of the fugitive slave law.
Origin of Article: Enquirer[No Title]
(Column 5)Summary: Gov. Packer of Pennsylvania refused an invitation to a conference on ways to abolish slavery.
Trailer: Wm. F. Packer, Gov. of Penn.[No Title]
(Column 7)Summary: Election returns from California and Oregon.
Description of Page: Article in column 4 on Gov. Gist is nearly impossible to read. Top and bottom of page is very blurry.
(Column 2)Summary: Fourth annual message of President Buchanan. In it he argues against secession.Religious Notice
(Column 1)Summary: The M. E. Church will hold service in the Court House on Dec. 9.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Pastor J.R. Wheeler)
(Column 1)Summary: The weather has been cold and snowy for the past week.[No Title]
(Column 1)Summary: Dr. Eichelburger's house is almost finished.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Dr. Eichelburger)
(Column 1)Summary: Announces that a slave woman named Lettie is 101 years old.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Esq. S.B. Brafford, Lettie )
(Column 1)Summary: More complaints about the poor condition of Augusta Street.[No Title]
(Column 1)Summary: John Kelley is remodeling the frame building adjoining the Marble yard.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Mr. John Kelley, Merrill Cushing)
(Column 1)Summary: Col. McCue is at the South Carolina State Legislature and is sending S. C. papers to Staunton.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Col. J.M. McCue)
(Column 2)Summary: An escaping slave from Missouri killed a man that tried to stop him and managed to get to Canada. The US is demanding his extradition.The True Policy
(Column 3)Summary: Editorial arguing for Virginia to take the dispassionate lead of the South.Blind Tom
(Column 4)Summary: Blind Tom, the young black pianist is giving three concerts at the Armory.The President and Utah
(Names in announcement: Tom )
(Column 5)Summary: Text of Buchanan's fourth annual message.Thirty-sixth Congress
(Column 6)Summary: Congressional notes.[No Title]
(Column 5)Summary: Meeting of the electors was December 5. Virginia elected 9 Bell and 6 Breckinridge electors.[No Title]
(Column 5)Summary: Editorial recommending that the South present its grievances to the North and "demand our rights in the Union."
Origin of Article: Lynchburg RepublicanEditorial Comment: The Vindicator was glad to see this unexpected comment.[No Title]
(Column 6)Summary: A black man, owned by Mrs. Harrison, was charged with assault with intention to rape.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: Mrs. Harrison, Mrs. Jordan)
(Column 5)Summary: An attempted insurrection in Burkeville, Kentucky has resulted in 15 black men and one white man being hanged.Virginia Central Railroad
(Column 7)Summary: Meeting of the stockholders of the Virginia Central RR. Includes financial statistics.Virginia Conference
(Names in announcement: Jefferson Kinney, John Garrett)
(Column 7)Summary: Meeting held in Alexandria was closed. Next session in Norfolk will decide if a union with the Methodist Protestant church is warranted.
(Names in announcement: R. A. Gregory)
Description of Page: Report of Executive Departments in column 1
The Vote in Virginia
(Column 2)Summary: Official returns for the Presidential election in Virginia.Married
(Column 4)Summary: Susan Sanger and Jacob Crumbacker were married in Fayette County, Virginia on November 13. Susan Sanger is the daughter of Jacob Sanger, formerly of Augusta.
(Names in announcement: Rev. John Thomas, Jacob Crumbacker, Miss Susan V. Sanger, Jacob Sanger)
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