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Virginia Cavalcade Volume 6, Number 1, Summer 1956

Table of Contents Page Number
Father John B. Tabb, by Robert L. Scribner 5
The "Penitentiary House" [Virginia State Penitentiary], by William H. Gaines, Jr. 11
Reconnaissance through Fairfax [1861 Death of John Quincy Marr], by Robert L. Scribner 18
"The Most Delicious and Comfortable of Resorts" [Eggleston's Springs], by William H. Gaines, Jr. 23
The Witchcraft Delusion Rejected [Grace Sherwood], by Elizabeth Dabney Coleman 28
The Captain Was a Lady [Sally Tompkins], by Elizabeth Dabney Coleman 35
Hazards of the Highways, 1853: David Hunter Strother, Better Known as "Porte Crayon," Encountered a Few Mishaps and Narrow Escapes When He Toured the Old Dominion, by W. Edwin Hemphill 42
Brides Wore Color: A Miniature Album of Wedding Dresses . . . from the Valentine Museum, Richmond, by Elizabeth Dabney Coleman 45