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Valley Spirit: November 23, 1859

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Beecher's Sermon
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Summary: Transcript published a sermon by Beecher about Harper's Ferry. Spirit refuses to publish it because it doesn't want to dignify Beecher.
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Summary: Astonished that the Opposition and the Transcript could be so unsympathetic as to mock Southern fears in the wake of Harper's Ferry.
The Murderer Brown
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Summary: Rejects the view of the New York Journal of Commerce, which argued that Brown should be spared because his execution would inflame abolitionist sentiment.
Treatment of the Counsel of John Brown at Charlestown, VA
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Summary: Conflicting reports about treatment of Brown's lawyers--as to whether they are in danger or not.

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Delightful Expedition
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Summary: Pleasure trip taken on the Cumberland Valley Railroad using the new locomotive.
(Names in announcement: Col. O.N. Lull)
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Summary: Drake's house in St. Thomas was robbed. The culprit was caught and put in jail.
(Names in announcement: George Drake)
Teachers Drill in Waynesboro
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Summary: The Franklin County Teachers Association will meet in Waynesboro on December 26. Schedule of demonstrations is illegible.
Further Details of Harper's Ferry
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Summary: Pretty hard to read, but appears to be more news/dispatches from Charlestown and Harper's Ferry. Troops arriving from other parts of Virginia.
The Excitement in Virginia--Acts of Incendiarism--Movement of Troops &c.
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Summary: Reports from Virginia. Congregation of military in Charlestown. Discussion of fears of insurrection and freeing of Brown.
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Summary: Married on November 17.
(Names in announcement: David BeaverEsq., Rev. Samuel Phillips, Samuel Cook, Leah Bemisderfer)
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Summary: Married on November 15.
(Names in announcement: Rev. S. McHenry, David Besore, Margaret Seek)

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