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Valley Virginian: December 16, 1869

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President's Message
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Summary: The paper prints President Grant's annual message to Congress.

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Old Augusta to Greene, Madison and Culpepper--Greeting!
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Summary: The paper prints an appeal for a railroad linking Augusta, Greene, Madison, and Culpepper.

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[No Title]
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Summary: Frank Harris, a black man, was arrested by Constable Sheets on suspicion of stealing a barrel of flour from P. Dickenson. He is being held in an apartment in the hotel.
(Names in announcement: Frank Harris, P. Dickenson, Constable Sheets)
Presbyterian Church--Pews Declared Free
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Summary: The congregation of the Presbyterian Church has grown so large that more than 30 families wishing to worship their cannot be furnished pews. The church has decided by unanimous vote to make the pews free to all comers. A new church building will be constructed on a lot donated by Miss Julia Baldwin and Miss Agnes McClung.
(Names in announcement: Julia Baldwin, Agnes McClung)

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