Author: Alexandria Gazette


“Local News, Common Council” (October 25, 1871)

This October 25, 1871, report in the Alexandria Gazette on the meeting of Alexandria’s Common Council includes the council members’ discussion of how to increase factories in the city through new taxation legislation.


“Monday Evening.” (May 19, 1862) 

In this bulletin, published by the Alexandria Gazette on May 19, 1862, the editors give a summary of the news internationally and more local to Virginia, including an increase in “contrabands” arriving in Alexandria. At this time the Alexandria Gazette wrote from a Democratic perspective.