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Abstracts from the Port Tobacco Times and Charles County Advertiser: Volume Two, 1855-1869

Wearmouth, Roberta J.

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ISBN 10: 1556135246 / ISBN 13: 9781556135248
Published by Heritage Books, Inc., 1991
Used Condition: Good Soft cover
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Softcover. Stiff, glossy blue paper covers. Black lettering on spine and front cover, with a photograph of the "Port Tobacco Times" print shop on the cover. No date on title page. Copyright page dated 1991. 221 pages. In very good condition. Binding is strong. A few pink checkmarks in the margins, but otherwise pages are clean and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # 9-2221

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Title: Abstracts from the Port Tobacco Times and ...

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc.

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Good

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Although many issues of the newspaper are missing, especially during the Civil War years, Mrs. Wearmouth nonetheless provides a second volume packed with information. The articles abstracted in this work provide the reader with a glimpse of many aspects of daily life in the county. Typical newspaper accounts of marriages, births, deaths, court cases, executions of wills and estates, property transactions, licenses, and elections are abstracted. The author also succinctly summarizes accounts of local importance, such as prizes awarded at agricultural fairs; the subjects discussed by the literary debating society; extraordinary weather, produce and livestock; societies and organizations; licenses; elections; public announcements; and more. The second volume of abstracts provides a great resource for genealogists and historians. The index lists all names found in the text.

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