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Staunton Spectator: October 12, 1858

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Death of Mr. Bushnell
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Summary: R.H. Bushnell, who shot himself at the American Hotel, died on 10/13/1858.
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Summary: The three local military companies paraded on 10/16/1858: the guards under Capt. Baylor, the first militia company under Lieut. Patterson, and the second militia company under Capt. Imboden. Capt. Christian had been appointed an aid to the governor and had resigned his command of the first militia company. Oscar Fox elected to fill the vacancy, with Howard Grove elected a lieutenant.
(Names in announcement: Captain Baylor, Captain Christian, Captain Imboden, Lieutenant Patterson, Howard Grove, Oscar J. Fox)
A Very Small Fraud
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Summary: Previous issue of the Spectator printed an adverstidement for the sale of Wm. J. Gilkeson's property. The ad was placed without Gilkeson's knowledge, and the individual who placed it has not paid the $1.50 fee for its publication.
(Names in announcement: William J. Gilkeson)
Rev. John Wesley Cronin
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Summary: Announces burial location of Rev. John Wesley Cronin at the Methodist Episcopal Church.
(Names in announcement: Rev. John Wesley Cronin, Mr. A. M. Simpson)
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Summary: John B. Supple died on 9/6/1858. He had lived in Staunton before moving to Fort Laramie, Kansas. Trained as a printer in Staunton, he moved to Richmond. His parents live in Greenville.
(Names in announcement: John B. Supple)

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Summary: Harrison T. Swartzel married to Elizabeth M. Rosen by Rev. J.H. Crawford on 9/14/1858. All of Augusta County. Wedding held at home of bride's father.
(Names in announcement: Harrison T. Swatzel, Elizabeth M. Rosen, Rev. J. H. Crawford)
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Summary: Dr. Wm. L. Walters married to Hannah E. Calhoun by Rev. Jno. S. Blain on 9/14/1858. All of Augusta County. Bride daughter of Geo. A. Calhoun, dec'd.
(Names in announcement: Dr. William Walters, Hannah E. Calhoun, Rev. Jno. S. Blain)
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Summary: Harriet Forrest, 8, died at the Virginia Hotel on 10/16/1858. Daugher of Purser Forrest of the United States Navy.
(Names in announcement: Harriet Forrest, Purser Forrest)

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