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Staunton Spectator: November 4, 1857

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Perilous Property
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Summary: Story of black fisherman in Norfolk trying to purchase freedom from his master.

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Plant Fruit Trees
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Summary: Suggests that all residents plant trees. Franklin Davis of Staunton Nursery ready to supply orders.
(Names in announcement: James F. Davis, Franklin Davis)
Fine Corn
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Summary: Wm. C. Guy has sent corn from plantation of Robert Guy, Esq.
(Names in announcement: Wm. C. Guy, Robert GuyEsq.)
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Summary: Reports death of negro man hired by Fleming Mason of Staunton. Died at White Sulphur Springs when scaffold of new building collapsed on top of him.
(Names in announcement: Fleming Mason)

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Summary: Noah Arien of Augusta married to Elizabeth Jane Cortman of Harrisonburg on 10/27/1857 by Rev. Solomon Garber
(Names in announcement: Noah Arien, Elizabeth Jane Cortman, Rev. Solomon Garber)
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Summary: Rob't E. Roses, Esq. married to V.H. Wood?? on 9/10/1857 by Rev. R.B. White. Roses was Principal Assistant Engineer on the N.E. and S.W. Alabama Railroad. Line through center of page obscures end of bride's name.
(Names in announcement: Rob't E. RosesEsq., V.H. Wood??, Rev. R.B. White)
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Summary: Matthew Blair Clark, five weeks, son of S.E. and A.A. Clarke, died 10/27/1857. Followed by brief poem.
(Names in announcement: A.A. Clarke, S.E. Clarke, Matthew Blair Clarke)
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Summary: Andrew A. Steele, 36, died on 10/24/1857 at his home in Augusta. Followed by lengthy elegy and story of his final days and funeral.
(Names in announcement: Andrew A. Steele)

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