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Staunton Spectator: February 11, 1857

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Description of Page: Report on PA senatorial race; From Europe in col. 3.; Bottom of page is very dark, blurry; Congressional report in col. 7.

Products of the North and South
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Summary: Review of an address given by Spencer Banks before New York Merchants exchange. Banks argues that the slaveholding states produce more "material wealth" than the nonslaveholding stattes, and should be entitles to difrect the government. SS says his figures are absurd. Praises Ruggles for challenging Banks and defending the South.
Narrow Escape
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Summary: Central RR cars narrowly avoided hitting a boulder that had fallen on the tracks.
(Names in announcement: Magnus W. Crawford)
For the Spectator; Adventures in the Snow (concluded)
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Summary: Continuation of Gooch's story from 2/4/57; escape from the train stuck in the January snow.
(Names in announcement: Capt. Stapleton Gooch)
A Country Darkey's First Visit to a Lawyers Office
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Summary: Lawyers in town tease a free black from Barterbrook; arrest him for public whistling while Court was in session. They demanded a fine from him; and he ran home in fear.
The Thaw
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Summary: Cold snap finally breaks on 2/5/57, but the suddenness of the thaw led to flooding and the destruction of bridges across Middle River.

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Description of Page: Markets in col 2.

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Summary: John Long (Rockingham) to Rebecca Long, 1/20/57
(Names in announcement: Rev. Wm. Brown, John T. Long, Rebecca J. Long, Samuel M. Long)
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Summary: Crosby to Rodgers, 1/29/57
(Names in announcement: Rev. Mr. Wirgman, Amos CrosbyJr., Fannie Rodgers, Capt. P. B. Rodgers)
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Summary: Flory to Sanger, at Mossy Creek Paper Mills, on 2/3/57
(Names in announcement: Rev. John Pinkerton, Bettie Sanger, Jacob Sanger, Jacob Flory)

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