The articles on this page were published in the Weekly Standard, a Raleigh, North Carolina newspaper. W. W. Holden, Editor.     Transcribed by Myrtle Bridges February 09, 2003


Jan 15, 1862 issue
Thos. H. Tillinghast, of Fayetteville, is now manufacturing envelopes, in quantity, well made and cheap. 
Mr. Pomeroy has been making them also, for several months past, strong and durable of drab paper, sold 
at his book store on Fayetteville Street, Raleigh.

DROWNED Jan 15, 1862 Mr. A. B. Utley, formerly of Chatham, but residing in Wilmington, was drowned last week, by falling off the wharf into Cape Fear River. He was about 60 years of age.
HOME MADE PLOWS February 12, 1862 The Fayetteville Observer publishes an advertisement of Mr. Bryan Tyson, who is engaged in the manufacture of plows in Moore county. It also speaks of an excellent article of sieves made of horse-hair, with a white-oak frame, by a Mr. Gilbert, of Sampson county, on sale by Mr. Tillinghast of that place.
KATE MCLAURIN December 31, 1862 The steamer Kate McLaurin, owned by Messrs. Orell & Bailey, of Fayetteville, was sunk in the Cape Fear near Elizabethtown on the 10th, heavily laden from Wilmington, with passengers and salt.
CAPTAIN STARR December 31, 1862 In the fight near Kinston, Capt. J. B. Starr's Light Battery from Fayetteville, had two men killed and seven wounded. Capt. Starr was slightly wounded.

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