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Staunton Spectator: February 25, 1857

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Description of Page: Print is very faint, unreadable in places

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Description of Page: Print is very faint, unreadable in places. Report from UVA in col 1. Congressional report

Editorial Convention
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Summary: Should the state hold an editorial convention? It would provide for the creation of a code of ethics, generally improve the quality of newspapers
[No Title]
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Summary: Review of Rep Letcher's recent speech. Spectator supports him, agrees that tariff needs revision, sections should try to get along
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Summary: Newborn baby girl found dead of exposure at Summerson's farm near Staunton.
(Names in announcement: Jeremiah Moore, Joseph McNutt, R. Summerson, Albert J. Garber, Dr. Donaghe)
New Banking House
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Summary: Learns from Vindicator that the Valley Bank is planning to build a new building next summer
Another Farm Sold
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Summary: Findley bought Givens' farm on the Middle river; it adjoined his own.
(Names in announcement: John Givens, S. B. Findley)
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Summary: Convocation of Episcopal clergy held in Staunton. Names are illegible.
New Advertisements
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Summary: List of new ads placed in the SS.
For the Spectator
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Summary: Letter from Deerfield disputing the temperatures reported in 2/18/57 issue of SS. They were actually lower than indicated.
Trailer: Yours &c. J. H. M.
Fire at the Institution
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Summary: Fire in the Western wing of the Institution for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind on 2/20. No serious damage reported.
For the Spectator
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Summary: Very difficult to read (faint print). Seems to involve Blair attacking a slave woman. This letter is not supportive of him
(Names in announcement: Dr. Blair, B. H. Kibler)
Trailer: B.H. Kibler; Spring Hill, Feb 29, '57.--Vind. please copy.
For the Spectator
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Summary: Very difficult to read (faint print) Seems to suggest that womenshould serve on the town Council instead of men. More business would be accomplished, more improvements made to the town.

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Description of Page: No local obituaries. Markets in col. 1.

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Summary: Anderson to Lizzie Most; 2/13/57
(Names in announcement: Rev. J. C. Heasall, Alfred W. Anderson, Lizzie J. Most, Henry Most, Angeline Most)
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Summary: Married on 2/12/57
(Names in announcement: George L Co??, Melinda Ann Mines)
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Summary: Cochran to Wallace, in Fairfield on 2/10/57
(Names in announcement: Rev. F. C. Tebbs, A. A. Cochran, Eliza J. Wallace, John Wallace)
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Summary: On Harper's Ferry Bridge, 2/9/57. Kapan of Rockingham Co.
(Names in announcement: Rev. Mr. M??, Addison Weller, Miss Lizzie Kapan?)

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