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Staunton Spectator: November 25, 1857

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A Generous Will
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Summary: Contents of the will of John E. Thayer
(Names in announcement: John E. Thayer, Miss Cornelia Adeline Granger)
Editorial Comment: Contents of the will of John E. Thayer

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Present Aspect of Kansas Affairs
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Summary: Reports on state constitution. Emphasizes argument between free and slave state forces, and turbulence caused by abolitionist actions.
"Last Tag"
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Summary: "Lexington Gazette" devoted two columns to a description of Staunton.
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Summary: Northern and western delegates to the general conference of the Methodist Church have reportedly decided not to meet in Staunton during following May as previously planned. They claim that the issue of slavery will not only prove divisive, but will also prevent a meeting on equal terms.
Origin of Article: Lynchburg Virginian
From Kansas
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Summary: The Kansas state government has advised the people that a new constitution has been adopted by the convention.

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Summary: George F. Cooper died 11/9/1857. Formerly of Staunton, currently of Buckhanoon, Upshur County. Remains to be interred by the Odd Fellows, of which Cooper was a member.
(Names in announcement: George F. Cooper)
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Summary: Harvey Brown, 38, died on 11/15/1857. Originally from Winchester, died in Staunton. Remains forwarded to Winchester by Dr. F.T. Stribing. Buried by Odd Fellows and Red Men, of which he was a member.
(Names in announcement: Harvey Brown, Dr. F.T. Stribing)
Trailer: Vind. please copy.

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