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Lewisburg, VA

Greenbrier County, Virginia, 1857
Lewisburg, the seat of justice for the county, lies on the James River and Kanawha turnpike;... It contains 6 mercantile stores, 1 newspaper printing office, 1 Baptist, 1 Presbyterian, and 1 Methodist church, 1 academy, and a population of about 800. It is a flourishing village, the most important in this whole region, and the place where the western branch of the court of appeals hold their sittings. (Historical Collections, 1852)

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