Valley Spirit: July 6, 1861Go To Page : 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |
Description of Page: Various items of national news and Southern news. Bottom of page illegible.
Seizure of the Steamer St. Nicholas--Capture of three Merchant Vessels
(Column 2)Summary: Recounts the seizure of the St. Nicholas by Confederates disguised as passengers.
Origin of Article: Baltimore ExchangeThe Killed and Wounded
(Column 3)Summary: List of the wounded from the Williamsport and Hagerstown skirmishes.Important Arrival
(Column 5)Summary: Announces the arrival of Prince Polignac of France in Richmond as a guest of President Davis.
Where Will it End?
(Column 2)Summary: Criticizes the mishandling of army affairs and alleges downright corruption that even certain Republican papers cannot countenance.Malice
(Column 2)Summary: Criticizes Col. John W. Forney for cozying up to the Republican establishment by criticizing James Buchanan, his former benefactor, in his bid to be re-elected Clerk of the House.
Origin of Article: American VolunteerPersonal
(Column 2)Summary: The Valley Spirit asks that subscribers pay what they owe.The Views of Mr. Douglas
(Column 3)Summary: Accuses "former" Democrats such as John Forney of opposing any measure to adjust national difficulties. As they are professed admirers of the late Sen. Douglas, the item quotes a pro-settlement speech from Douglas at length.The World and the Tribune
(Column 4)Summary: Reports that the rivalry between the Republican New York World and the opposition New York Tribune has become quite intense.The Hundred Dollar Bounty
(Column 4)Summary: Announces a one hundred dollar bonus to anyone who serves for three years.Hostile Attitude of France
(Column 5)Summary: Reports suspicion of French overtures toward the South.
Origin of Article: Correspondence of the Philadelphia InquirerFrederick A. Guion
(Column 6)Summary: Reports the arrest of Guion in New York for circulating a position requesting that Lincoln effect a settlement with the South without bloodshed.
(Column 1)Summary: Alleges that Solomon Chase, the Secretary of the Treasury, should be required to take the Oath of Allegiance as he advocated dissolution at an 1848 Abolition Convention.
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