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Volumes 21-30

Virginia Cavalcade Volume 21, Number 1, Summer 1971

Table of Contents Page Number
Courthouses of Bedford and Charlotte Counties, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 5
"A Rash and Perilous Enterprize": The Southern Literary Messenger and the Men Who Made It, by Edward L. Tucker 14
"Seat of Empire! Such Big Stone Gap Will Unquestionably Be Unless an Earthquake Swallows It," by Patricia Hickin 22
"For Persons of Insane and Disordered Minds": The Treatment of Mental Deficiency in Colonial Virginia, by Collier C. Harris 34
Charles Dickens Sends His Sympathy: An Epitaph for a Virginia Child [Charles Irving Thornton], by Randolph W. Church 42