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The Daily Dispatch: December 10, 1860., [Electronic resource], Highly important opinion. (search)
[Special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]Democratic caucus — the Virginia Senators refuse all compromise. Washington, Dec. 9. --At a caucus of Democratic Senators, Saturday, Mason and Hunse declined to offer or accept terms of compromise until the will of the people of Virginia had been ascertained.
The Daily Dispatch: December 10, 1860., [Electronic resource], The Burning of the
Kentucky Lunatic Asylum. (search)
From Washington. Washington, Dec. 9. --The Collector of the port of Boston took from the Treasury, Friday $30,000, to pay the salaries of the Customise officers of that port, the receipts for a week being insufficient for the purpose. The Southern Senators held a caucus at the Capitol Saturday, for the purpose of consultation and interchange of views. Although pad selling prevailed, there were no indication leading to the belief that there was any harmonious action among them. Messrs. Powell and Crittenden made strong appeals. To proportion requiring a vote being put forth, the caucus adjourned without affording my hope or prospect of a continued Union, and the full belief is that at least seven cotton sales will leave the Confederacy. Hon. John M. Botts, of Virginia, has written a letter, in which he denounces secession, and says that Virginia should not secede. He invites that the position of South Carolina is held and daring, and that in case of rebellion th
The Daily Dispatch: December 10, 1860., [Electronic resource], Novel pavement (search)
The Montgomery raid St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 9. --A dispatch to the Democrat says that Gen. Frost had been to Fort Scott and held the interview with Harry, who stated that Montgomery was enriched at Maine City, with three hundred each, and was determined to show fight. It is believed that, through the combined forces of Frost and Harney, Montgomery and his whole and will be captured.
The Daily Dispatch: December 10, 1860., [Electronic resource],
Locomotive explosion-- Loss of life.(search)
From Texas. New Orleans, Dec. 9. --There is an understanding between the members of the Texas Legislature that they will meet at Austin on the 17th of December, without waiting for any formal call from the Governor. It is understood that a Convention will be called on the of January.
Refuse to suspend. Louisville, Ky., Dec. 9. --The Banks in this State refuse to suspend specie payments, as desired by the business communities in the respective towns where located.
The Daily Dispatch: December 10, 1860., [Electronic resource], Bloody Affray. (search)
Burning of an Oil Store. New Orleans, Dec. 9. --The large off store, corner of Poydars and Magazine streets, was destroyed by fire Friday night. Loss $30,000.
The Daily Dispatch: December 12, 1860., [Electronic resource], Congressional debate,
The Daily Dispatch: June 27, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Ohio holding back. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: October 30, 1861., [Electronic resource], J. R. And K. Company. (search)
J. R. And K. Company. --The meeting of stockholders on Monday night was called to order by Mr. Grattan, on whose motion Mr. Webb was chosen Chairman, Mr. W. P. Manford acting as Secretary. The State and city, and the Bank of Virginia were represented by proxies, and there was also a good attendance of private stockholders. It was deemed proper, however, to postpone the transaction of business, and, on motion of Mr. Morris, the meeting adjourned to the 9th of December.
The Daily Dispatch: December 10, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Army of the Potomac. (search)
Latest from the South. Charleston, Dec. 9. --The Courier, of this morning says that the British war steamer Racer, arrived on Friday afternoon and left for Port Royal. Among the blockaders yesterday was the Swedish barque Minerva, bound to Charleston, and ignorant of the blockade. Thirteen cotton houses have been burnt by their owners on Port Royal Island; one on Paris, and one on St. Helena Island, since the Federal invasion. A letter from Hardeeville, dated the 7th instant, says that active preparations of defence are progressing. A detachment of Beaufort Artillery have visited Beaufort and burnt 450 bales of Sea Island cotton. A detachment of Col. Martin's Mounted Regiment ambuscaded while going into Beaufort. Lieutenant Bumwell wounded in arm.