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Virginia Cavalcade Volume 2, Number 1, Summer 1952

Table of Contents Page Number
The Fatal Lamp, or Panic at the Play [The Richmond Theater Fire, 1811], by William H. Gaines, Jr . 4
Sir Edwin Sandys: Godfather of Virginia's General Assembly, by James H. Bailey 9
George Washington's "White Chariot," by Elizabeth Dabney Coleman 12
A Legend of Indian Captivity [Mary Moore], by William M. E. Rachal 16
Walled Fortress and Resort Hotels [Fort Monroe and Old Point Comfort], by William M. E. Rachal 20
Virginia Inaugurates Nominations by Caucus [1800 Electoral College], by W. Edwin Hemphill 28
The Monroes and Madame Lafayette, by Elizabeth Dabney Coleman 30
"Band Joe" Sweeney and His Banjo, by W. Edwin Hemphill 34
Foods of the Forest, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 37
New Blood for the Old Dominion: Virginia's Search for Land Seekers, 1866-1910, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 39
Virginia's First College for Women: The Female Collegiate Institute in Buckingham County, by William M. E. Rachal 44