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Staunton Spectator: May 13, 1857

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Weather Report for April, 1857
(Column 6)
Summary: Monthly weather report prepared by Mossy Creek Academy. Daily temperature, wind, precipitaiton.
For the Spectator
(Column 7)
Summary: Traveler's report from "Yankeedom." Descriptions of New York and Boston.
(Names in announcement: D. A. Plecker)
Trailer: D.A. PLECKER; Philadelphia, April 25th, '57.

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Description of Page: Lots of politics--local and state.

Mr. Letcher's Speech
(Column 1)
Summary: Letcher spoke at Court House on 05/03. Account of lest session of Congress, lots about public lands distribution.
Laborers Wanted!
(Column 2)
Summary: Calls for Americans of Augusta to come out and vote against the Democrats
(Column 2)
Summary: Urges voters to vote the entire ticket, not "trade votes."
(Column 4)
Summary: Presentation of silver vase and salver to Dr. Stribling by directors of Western Lunatic Asylum. Text of speeches.
(Names in announcement: Dr. Francis T. Stribling)
Discussion in Mt. Sidney
(Column 3)
Summary: Candidates debate in Mt. Sidney
(Names in announcement: A. H. H. Stuart, Mr. Skinner, Koiner, Christian, Harman, McCue)

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Description of Page: Column 1 has schedules for the candidates' speaking engagements. Markets in col. 1.

(Column 1)
Summary: Died on 05/06/57.
(Names in announcement: Thomas Thompson)

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Description of Page: No Page Information Available

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Description of Page: Page is titled Staunton Spectator Extra. Contains Richmond ads.

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Description of Page: This appears to be a continuation of the Extra; all Richmond ads.