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Staunton Spectator: September 16, 1857

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From the Central Presbyterian; Augusta Church
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Summary: History of "Old Stone Church," located on Valley Turnpike, north of Staunton. Founded in 1740.

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The Market Law Again
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Summary: SS has gone to the market for several mornings, to see it in action. Prices on some goods, like meat, are moderate, while they have risen on other goods. Believes that the market helps the country more than the town.
(Names in announcement: Mr. Trenary)
The War Begins
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Summary: SS is comenting on an article in the 9/9/57 Richmond Enquirer, which pits Wise against Hunter for the upcoming Senatorial race. The real issue, though, is the Presidency. Both hope to use this race as a springboard. Also cites reports in Fredericksburg Herald and The South
State Agricultural Society
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Summary: Augusta County members of the Virginia State Agricultural Society met in Staunton, and selected delegates to the next Farmer's Assembly.
(Names in announcement: A. H. H. Stuart, Wm. J. Bell, Col. George C. Robertson, John Churchman, Col. Wm. P. Tate, Jacob Baylor, Col. John B. Baldwin, Daniel Forrer)
From the Charlottesville Advocate
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Summary: Slaves from Albemarle have been committing crimes in Rockingham and Augusta counties, and their owners agree that they should be punished and imprisoned until owners pay a fee to get them out.
Origin of Article: Charlottesville Advocate
Trailer: Several Slave-Holders

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(Column 2)
Summary: Speers to Shaves, married on 9/6/57
(Names in announcement: Rev. G. W. Statton, James A. Speers, Mary A. Shaves)
(Column 1)
Summary: Bruffy of Charlottesville, to Clark of Waynesboro on 9/8/57.
(Names in announcement: Rev. J. N. Davis, Samuel M. Bruffy, Mildred Clark)
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Summary: Randolph of Bath County to Thomas, of Augusta, on 9/10/57.
(Names in announcement: Rev. X. J. Richardson, Ed. C. Randolph, Mary C. Thomas)
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Summary: Lacket to Templeton, 9/3/57.
(Names in announcement: Rev. J. D. Ewing, J. Poague Lacket, Mattie J. Templeton, Robert Templeton)
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Summary: Age 60, died on 9/8/57
(Names in announcement: Capt. Hugh Adams)
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Summary: Long obituary for Margaret, died of inflammation of the bowels on 9/10/57.
(Names in announcement: Margaret C. Randolph, William H. Randolph, Elijah Hogshead)

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Description of Page: Huge ad for D.W. Kennedy hardware store in cols. 1-2. Store is under Union hall.