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Virginia State legislature finishes its 1859-1860 session

Richmond, Virginia, circa 1851, from the east
The Virginia House of Delegate in Richmond ended its 1859-1860 session, having sat from December 5, 1859, with William F. Gordon as Speaker.  Its main business during the session had involved the reaction to John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"A Bibliography of Virginia, Part II," Virginia State Library Bulletin, Vol 10 (1917), 512.


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