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Valley of the Shadow

Valley Virginian: July 24, 1867

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A Darkey's Opinion of the Situation. Who Comes Next?
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Summary: The paper warns African Americans that northern whites are as unfriendly to blacks as southern whites.
Full Text of Article:

Our colored people had better answer this question, before they join the Radicals. It is a fact that de truf is de white folks feels above us, and as dey see we is eben wid 'em, it kind ob aggravates dem. And as to de Yankees, dey are worse dan our folks. A Yankee nebber knows when to stop axin a nigger to work; and when de end oh de year come, an' you ax him for money, bless de Lord, you owes him.

Washington Correspondence.
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Summary: The paper's Washington Correspondent reports on Johnson's veto of the Supplementary Bill, calling it "the ablest of Mr. Johnson's efforts."

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Summary: The paper reports that "The Colored people of Staunton are about organizing a Building and Loan Association. This is a good move and we wish them success."
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Summary: John Taylor, of Winchester, and Miss Zeddie A. Achard, of Augusta, were married on July 17th by the Rev. J. I. Miller.
(Names in announcement: John Taylor, Zeddie Achard, Rev. J. I. Miller)
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Summary: Frank Montgomery, of Augusta County, and Miss Josephine Dobbins, of Charlottesville, were married in Charlottesville on July 9th by the Rev. J. C. Bowman.
(Names in announcement: Frank Montgomery, Josephine Dobbins, Rev. J. C. Bowman)

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