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Staunton Spectator: June 29, 1858

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Augusta Female Academy
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Summary: Augusta Female Academy held closing exiercises on 8/24-25/1858. J. Brown Tineley, Esq., completed his second year in charge of the academy.
(Names in announcement: J. Brown TineleyEsq.)
English Travellers
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Summary: An elderly Staunton woman realized that the British prime minister, Mr. Stanley, traveled through Saunton years earlier with Mr. Dennison, and became friends with the woman.
Trial of Dr. Downey
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Summary: Evidence from the trial of Dr. Downey will become public on 6/30/1858.
(Names in announcement: Rev. Dr. Downey)
Stribling Springs
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Summary: Kinney is running Stribling Springs, and has experienced increasing success.
(Names in announcement: Mr. Kinney, Trotter)
Honorary Degree
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Summary: Rev. William Brews, pastor of Augusta Church, receved a Doctor of Divinity degree from Hampden Sidney College.
(Names in announcement: Rev. William Brews)
The Pure Juice
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Summary: Capt. Kenton Harper has delivered some wine from his vinyard to the newspaper office.
(Names in announcement: Captain Kenton Harper)
Annual Exhibition
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Summary: Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind held annual examination and exhibition during the previous week. Diploma awarded to Jas. H. Skinner, Esq. Address delivered by Rev. Wm. E. Baker.
(Names in announcement: James H. SkinnerEsq., Rev. William E. Baker)
An Error
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Summary: Richmond Dispatch incorrectly printed Margaret Lee's statements concerning the trial of Rev. Daniel Downey.
(Names in announcement: Rev. Dr. Downey, Margaret Lee)
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Summary: Col. Boyd, a member of the Board of Public Works, will not run for re-election.
(Names in announcement: Col. Boyd)
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Summary: John Baker Thompson, Licentiate Professor at the University of Virginia, married to Alice Powers, of Staunton, by Rev. R.H. Phillips at Trinity Church, Staunton, on 6/23/1858. Bride daughter of Pike Powers, Esq.
(Names in announcement: John Baker Thompson, Alice Powers, Rev. R. H. Phillips, Pike PowersEsq.)
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Summary: Harvey Bear, of Harissonburg, married to Fannie J. Bear, of Churchville, by Rev. Mr. Walker on 6/22/1858. Wedding held at residence of bride's brother in Charlottesville.
(Names in announcement: Harvey Bear, Fannie J. Bear, Rev. Mr. Walker)

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