Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Speed” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: February 15, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
... Benjamin R. Linkous, who was then declared to have received a majority, and was therefore elected First Doorkeeper.
Mr. Tredway moved that Samuel H. Jeter be appointed Second Doorkeeper.
Mr. Speed thought such a course would not be entirely just to other applicants.
He desired to nominate Mr. Josiah Leake, of Goochland.
Mr. Tredway withdrew his motion.
Mr. Cox nominated Wm. Welsh...
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