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Staunton Spectator: November 11, 1857

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A Political Joke
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Summary: Joke about Wilmot, in which Irish immigrant mistakes the governor of Pennsylvania for the governor of Kansas because Wilmot has been so vocal on the Kansas issue.
Origin of Article: "Argus" (Westfield, PA)

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A Bank of the United States and a Protective Tariff
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Summary: Disruptions caused by specie withdrawal has led people to consider a new national bank and tariff. Article argues that these would be disastrous changes, benefiting northeastern merchants.
Virginia Central Railroad
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Summary: President and Directors presented annual report.
Election Frauds in Kansas
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Summary: Wholesale election fraud, with names reportedly copied onto election lists from "Williams' Cincinnati Directory."
Origin of Article: Kansas letter
Hat and Cap Store
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Summary: Mr. Shry has moved his Hat and Cap Store from Main Street to a room adjoining D.A. Pitman's old stand.
(Names in announcement: Mr. Shry, D.A. Pitman)
A Long Term
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Summary: Michael Rush convicted of rape before Circuit Court during previous weeks. Sentenced to penetentiary for seventeeen years. Victim was white girl c. 12 years old.
(Names in announcement: Michael Rush)
The Kansas Elections
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Summary: Reports on elections and accusations of fraud.

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Summary: Dr. R.A. McCafenby, of Brownsburg, married Amanda J. Baylor, of Staunton, on 11/3/1857 by Rev. J.R. Davis. Bride daughter of Col. Geo. Baylor.
(Names in announcement: Col. Geo Baylor, Amanda J. Baylor, Dr. R.A. McCafenby, Rev. J.R. Davis)
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Editorial Comment: James G. Waddell, 87, died on 11/6/1857 at the home of his son, Dr. Livingston Waddell, in Waynesborough.

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