Another Comet was discovered on Friday evening by Dr. Robert Van Arsdale, of Newark, N.J., in the constellation of Cassiopeia, which is nearly in the zenith.  The advertiser says it is of a small, round, bright appearance, with an exceedingly rapid motion in a direction apparently opposite that of the sun.  After only a short observation it changed its place very perceptibly.  No record of this heavenly visitor is known to have been previously Made.  It is not apparent to the naked eye.

The Adams Sentinel And General Advertiser [Gettysburg] 5 December, 1863, Saturday. p.4.