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Staunton Spectator: February 4, 1857

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The Fast Lane
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Summary: First of column near illegible. Refers to train wreck[?] between Staunton & Richmond; SS disagrees with speculation that Fontaine, president of RR, and T[]berlake, sup't., not suitable as officers, yet thinks Central RR could be operated more efficiently.
(Names in announcement: Col. Fontaine, Mr. T[]berlake)
A deserved Compliment
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Summary: Vindicator compliments Staunton post office for getting through backlog of mail. SS doesn't extend the thanks to [whom?--illeg.].
More Snow
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Summary: More snow; 9-10 inches fell Friday.
Mr. Sei[]'s Sermon
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Summary: Sermon published that was delivered at dedication of Lutheran Church in Staunton.
For the Spectator; Adventures in the Snow
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Summary: Firsthand account of rail trip on the Central RR in the blizzard. Gooch was the conductor.
(Names in announcement: Capt. Stapleton Gooch)
Disunion Movement
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Summary: Whig sarcastically takes note of northern disunionists, who appear as "hot-headed" as South Carolina fire-eaters. Also says South's politics and morals "debauched" by the North.
Origin of Article: Richmond Whig
Trailer: Rich. Whig
For the Spectator; To the Citizens of Augusta County
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Summary: Parts illegible. Letter apparently from physician or medical examiner, in reference to an accusation that an autopsy he performed on a "colored girl" was done unprofessionally. He cries slander. Also refers to exhuming and dissecting the body of a "negro man belonging to Mrs. Mills."
(Names in announcement: Mrs. Mills, B. H. Kibler)
Trailer: B. H. Kibler; Spring Hill, Jan. 17, 1857; [] please copy.
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Summary: Selected House and Senate proceedings.
Death of Preston S. Brooks
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Summary: Death of the fireater
Origin of Article: A letter from Washington
Editorial Comment: [introducing quote:] A letter from Washington on the 28th says:

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Summary: Harman to Taylor, 1/22/57.
(Names in announcement: Rev. F. C. Tebbs, Jas. A. Harman, Martha J. Taylor)
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Summary: Watson to Alexander, on 1/13/57
(Names in announcement: Rev. C. S. M. Soc, Dr. James M. Watson, Miss Martha C. Alexander)
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Summary: King, of Baltimore, to Reeder, 1/22/57
(Names in announcement: Rev. J. N. Davis, Clinton M. King, Mary Ann Reeder, John W. Reeder)
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Summary: Link to Frazer, of Greenbrier Co.; 1/28/57
(Names in announcement: Rev. Isaac Gibson, Franklin H. Link, Fannie Frazer, Addison Frazer)
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Summary: Mary Ann, died in Waynesboro on 1/24/57
(Names in announcement: Mary Ann Crouse, Jno. Crouse)
Trailer: Rockingham papers please copy.

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