T.H. Slaven, Esq., received this Christmas from his cousin John Slaven of Arcadia, Florida, six boxes of the very finest Florida oranges for distribution, with compliments of the season, among his relatives. Mr. Slaven, in addition to possessing an orange grove, must have a private bank, for the express on the oranges was four dollars a box. He also remembered his friends at Bridgewater, Marlinton, and Staunton.
Highland Recorder (Monterey, Virginia), January 10, 1902.