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Staunton Spectator: June 10, 1857

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Description of Page: Report of election riot in Washington D.C.

More about High Prices
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Summary: SS pleased to see consumers complaining about high prices for staples. Consumers should just refuse to pay, and the prices will drop to a more reasonable level.
S. M. Pettingill & Co.
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Summary: SS is praising its New York agents. Shows the contacts that Staunton had with New York & Philadelphia.
Election Returns
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Summary: Returns from the recent election, by county. Appears that Stuart and Imboden won.
(Names in announcement: A. H. H. Stuart, J. D. Imboden)
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Summary: Crouse's five year old son drowned in South River on 6/5/57.
(Names in announcement: Mr. Crouse)
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Summary: Paine found guilty of stabbing sheets; sentenced to 2 years in Penitentiary.
(Names in announcement: Lindsey Paine, Simon Sheets)
Town Improvements
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Summary: Town Council has decided to curb and pave a variety of sidewalks in town, at a total cost of $1100.
(Names in announcement: Mr. White, H. M. Bell, B. Crawford, Mr. Trout, Wm. Kinney)
Slavery Discussion
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Summary: Report from session of New School Presbyterian General Assembly meeting in Cleveland. Dispute over slavery and whether Southern ministers should be allowed to preach the gospel in slaveholding states. Southern delegates protest the measure, which the Northern delegates unanimously supported.

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Summary: Crawford to Messersmith, on 5/26/57.
(Names in announcement: Rev. Wm. Brown, James W. Crawford, Caroline Y. Messersmith, George Messersmith)
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Summary: Died on 6/7/57, age either 35 or 85.
(Names in announcement: Jas. Clarke)

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Description of Page: Staunton Spectator Extra--Richmond ads.

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Description of Page: Staunton Spectator Extra--Richmond & Alexandria ads