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Staunton Spectator: June 24, 1857

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For the Spectator; Bath Alum Springs, June 18, 1857
(Column 7)
Summary: Letter extolling the virtues of Virginia's Mineral Springs, emphasizing their accesibility to both sections of the country.
Trailer: W.

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Intense Excitement
(Column 2)
Summary: Staunton swept by a rumor that a grave had been discovered inside a vacant house. Actually, it was just a bundle of smelly old clothes in a cellar.
(Names in announcement: Peter Eckle, Mrs. Margaret McGruder, Mr. Flaig, Martin Wygand)
Visit to Mossy Creek
(Column 1)
Summary: SS editors visited Mossy Creek and attended commencement exercises at Mossy Creek Academy. The school had over 100 pupils last term.
(Names in announcement: Mr. Hotchkiss, Mr. Brodt, Jacob G. Boler, R. A. Gray)
The Circuit Court
(Column 1)
Summary: Circuit Court finished its session, which began on 6/1/57. Article contains omplaints about lawyers tendency to make loud, overlong speeches.
"Thoroughly Organized"
(Column 2)
Summary: The Institution for the Deaf Dumb and Blind has received a new organ from New York. Blind students are taught to play so that they can support themselves.
High Prices
(Column 1)
Summary: SS is clarifying its editorial complaining about high prices. It blames speculators, not the farmers themselves.
Augusta Fire Association
(Column 2)
Summary: The Fire Association is planning a 4th of July picnic and excursion to Craigsville.
June Court
(Column 3)
Summary: Court approved $700 to pay for the renovation of the court house.

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(Column 2)
Summary: Farrar to Zimmerman, on 5/28/57.
(Names in announcement: Rev. N. J. Richardson, James Farrar, Frances Virginia Zimmerman, John Zimmerman)
(Column 2)
Summary: Allemong, of Frederick Co. to Hailman, on 6/3/57.
(Names in announcement: Rev. N. J. Richardson, Jno. W. T. Allemong, S. Kate Hailman, B. F. Hailman)
(Column 2)
Summary: Houseman to Cook, 6/7/57.
(Names in announcement: Rev. N. J. Richardson, Joseph Houseman, Mary Jane Cook, David Cook)
(Column 2)
Summary: Collins to Campbell, 6/18/57 at the American Hotel
(Names in announcement: Rev. Dr. Green, Robert L. Collins, Nancy L. Campbell)
(Column 2)
Summary: Shomo, of Barbour Co. to Vines, of Fishersville, on 6/18/57
(Names in announcement: Rev. J. N. Davis, James C. Shomo, Martha Vines)
(Column 2)
Summary: Died on 6/16/57.
(Names in announcement: Frederick Sherman)
(Column 2)
Summary: Died on 6/14, age 23.
(Names in announcement: Mrs. Sarah Jane Shott)

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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