Staunton Spectator: December 2, 1857Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
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Congress and the Legislature.
(Column 2)Summary: Debate over Kansas.Railroad Meeting
(Column 1)Summary: Virginia Central Railroad Company held annual meeting in Richmond during previous week.Daring Attempt
(Column 1)Summary: Three attempts made on 11/26-28/1857 to burn the American Hotel in Staunton. Bed in the room of J.M. Hanger destroyed on 11/28/1857. Black girl arrested and jailed. Article partially obscured.Market Ordinance
(Names in announcement: J.M. Hanger)
(Column 2)Summary: Recent market ordinance passed by city council upheld in circuit court by Judge Thompson. Case of complaint argued by J.H. McCue, Esq. against city, represented by Messrs. Doyle, Baylor, Michie, and Baldwin.Fine Apples
(Names in announcement: Judge Thompson, J.H. McCueEsq., Mr. Doyle, Mr. Baylor, Mr. Michie, Mr. Baldwin)
(Column 2)Summary: W. Sites of Greenville recently brought eleven apples to newspaper office. Each was as large as half-dozen ordinary apples.Punished
(Names in announcement: Mr. W. Sites)
(Column 2)Summary: Slave Robert Napper lashed thiry-nine times on 11/30/1857 for stealing provender from William Smith near Staunton on 11/28/1857. Napper's master, John Brandeburg, was bound for $2,000 for good behavior in the future.Mr. Baldwin's Lectures
(Names in announcement: Robert Napper, John Brandeburg, William Smith)
(Column 2)Summary: Oliver P. Baldwin, Esq., will deliver series of four lectures at Union Hall, beginning 12/02/1857.The Administration and the Kansas Question
(Names in announcement: Oliver P. BaldwinEsq.)
(Column 4)Summary: Growing arguments between administration and officials in Kansas.Preaching
(Column 4)Summary: Rev. Wm. E. Baker of Georgia to preach at Presbyterian Church during services on 12/6/1857 and to preach sermon on 12/2/1857.[No Title]
(Column 4)Summary: Slave belonging to David Quoke thrown from horse on 11/30/1857 and killed.
(Names in announcement: David Quoke)
Mode of Voting on Slavery in Oregon
(Column 1)Summary: Discusses issue of popular sovereignty for deciding whether Oregon will be free or slave state.
Origin of Article: Oregon ConstitutionMiscellaneous
(Column 1)Summary: W.H. Tapp, a painter in Staunton, thrown from his horse on 11/25/1857. Skull fractured and collar-bone broken.
(Names in announcement: W.H. Tapp)Origin of Article: Carlottesville AdvertiserMarried
(Column 2)Summary: Geo. Griffin married to Dianna Smith on 11/19/1857 by Rev. Dr. Green .Married
(Names in announcement: Geo Griffin, Dianna Smith, Rev. Dr. Green)
(Column 2)Summary: Jacob Bowman married to Mary Asshart on 11/12/1857 by Rev. C. Beard. All from Augusta.Married
(Names in announcement: Jacob Bowman, Mary Asshart, Rev. C. Beard)
(Column 2)Summary: Wm. A. Burke, Esq., married to Adaline O. Wilson, on 11/25/1857 by Rev. Wm. Brown. Bride the daughter of Thos. P. Wilson, Esq. All from AugustaMarried
(Names in announcement: Wm. A. BurkeEsq, Adaline O. Wilson, Rev. Wm. Brown, Thos. P. WilsonEsq.)
(Column 2)Summary: James G. Laird, Esq., of Rockbridge County, to Sarah Maria Patterson, of Staunton, married on 11/25/1857 by Rev. Wm. Brown. Bride daughter of James F. Patterson, Esq.Married
(Names in announcement: Sarah Maria Patterson, Rev . Wm. Brown, James F. PattersonEsq)
(Column 2)Summary: Henry Andrews, of Barbour County, married to Susanna ??, of Augusta, by Rev. George Haffman, on 11/22/1857.Married
(Names in announcement: Susanna ??, Rev. George Haffman)
(Column 2)Summary: Thomas C. Benwell, of Staunton, married to Ell Mary Bare, of Augusta, on 11/26/1857. Bride daughter of John Bare.Married
(Names in announcement: Thomas C. Benwell, Ell Mary Bare, John Bare)
(Column 2)Summary: Turner A. Douglas married to Clarissa Ann Arrina on 11/13/1857, by Rev. T.S. McNeal. All from Augusta County.Died
(Names in announcement: Turner A. Douglas, Clarissa Ann Arrina, Rev. T.S. McNeal)
(Column 2)Summary: Lengthy obituary
(Names in announcement: Maria S. Hufffman)Editorial Comment: Maria S. Huffman, 19, died on 11/28/1857 near Rockland Mills.Died
(Column 2)Summary: Followed by lengthy obituary.
(Names in announcement: Jane B. Van Lear, Jacob Van Lear)Editorial Comment: Jane B. Van Lear, 67, died on 11/21/1857 at Christian's Creek. Wife of Jacob Van Lear
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