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Staunton Spectator: October 21, 1857

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Description of Page: Blurry with dark lines and dark portions along right column

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Description of Page: Discusses Virginia state stock in reference to suspension of specie. Dark and blurry along bottom of page.

A New Book
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Summary: Announces receipt of book entitled "Modern Reform Examined: or, The Union of North and South on the Subject of Slavery," by Rev. J.C. Stiles, formerly of Richmond.
"Attempt to Murder"
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Summary: A man was shot at out in the county.
(Names in announcement: Armstrong)
Large Potatoes
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Summary: Mr. Hunter of Spring Hill left large potatoes at newspaper office.
(Names in announcement: Mr. Hunter)
Trouble in the Cabinet
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Summary: Kansas question reported to stimulate division within cabinet.

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Description of Page: Advertisements for sale of six slaves. Dark and blurry in bottom right.

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Summary: Mrs. Sarah G. Harman of Augusta died 10/18/1857.
(Names in announcement: Mrs. Sarah G. Harman)
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Summary: Mrs. Henderson, widow of Dr. Henderson, of the army, died in Augusta on 10/19/1857
(Names in announcement: Mrs. Henderson, Dr. Henderson)
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Summary: Nancy Hagan, age 46, died in Burlington, IA, on 10/15/1857. Widow of Levi Hagan, Esq. Born in Chambersburg, PA, later moved to Staunton. Married at young age to Henry Snydor, and moved to Hamilton, OH, where husband died in 1840. Moved to Burlington in 1843, where she married Hagen in same year. Member of local Methodist Church.
(Names in announcement: Nancy Hagan, Levi HaganEsq.)
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Summary: David A. McConn married to Mary V. White of Augusta by Rev. J.J. Richardson at Arbor Hill on 10/13/1857.
(Names in announcement: David A. McConn, Mary V. White, Rev. J.J. Richardson)
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Summary: John Thely of Rockbridge County married to Mary C. Cale of Bachelor's Draft by Rev. J.S. Blake on 10/8/1857
(Names in announcement: John Thely, Mary C. Cale, Rev. J.S. Blake)

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Description of Page: Dark and blurry in bottom left