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A Female sentenced to death. --Jane Peterson was sentenced at Brockville, Canada, on the 2d inst., to be hanged on the 10th June for the murder of her husband. She beat him to death with an axe, and then threw the body into the river. The deceased had previously made a will, leaving her all his property.
By the Governor of Virginia-a Proclamaton. --Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the Convention of Virginia by the resignation of Thomas F. Goode, a member thereof for the county of Mecklenburg, therefore the Sheriff of said county is hereby required to hold an election at the several places of voting prescribed by law, in said county, on Monday, the 10th day of June next, for a member of the Convention for said county, to supply the vacancy aforesaid. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 27th day of May, 1861, and in the 85th year of the Commonwealth. John Letchee. By the Governor: George W. Munford, Secretary of the Commonwealth. my 29--d3t&w3t
By the Governor of Virginia --A Proclamation — Whereas a vacancy has occurred in the Convention of Virginia by the resignation of George W. Summers, a member thereof for the county of Kanawha, therefore the Sheriff of said county is hereby required to hold an election at the several places of voting prescribed by law, in said county, on Monday, the 10th day of June next, for a member of the Convention for said county, to supply the vacancy aforesaid. Given under my hand, as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 29th day of May, 1861, and in the eighty-fifth year of the Commonwealth. John Letcher. By the Governor: George W. Munford, Secretary of the Commonwealth. my 30--d&cw3t
By the Governor of Virginia --A Proclamation.--Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the Convention of Virginia by the resignation of Thomas F. Good, a member there of for the county of Mecklenburg, therefore the Sheriff of said county is hereby required to hold an election at the several places of voting prescribed by jaw, in said county, on Monday, the 10th day of June next, for a member of the Convention for said county, to supply the vacancy aforesaid. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 27th day of May, 1861, and in the 35th year of the Commonwealth. John Letcher. By the Governor: George W. Munford. Secretary of the Commonwealth. my 29--d3t&w3t
By the Governor of Virginia --A Proclamaton.--Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the Convention of Virginia by the resignation of Thomas F. Goode, a member thereof for the county of Mecklenburg, therefore the Sheriff of said county is hereby required to hold an election at the several places of voting prescribed by law, in said county, on Monday, the 10th day of June next, for a member of the Convention for said county, to supply the vacancy aforesaid. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth at Richmond, this 27th day of May, 1861, and in the 85th year of the Commonwealth. John Letcher. By the Governor: George W. Munford, Secretary of the Commonwealth. my 29--d3t&w3t
Tennessee election.60,000 majority for Secession! Lynchburg, June 10.--The Union vote of Tennessee is smaller than was anticipated.--The State has gone for Secession by at least sixty thousand majority.
[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]a distressing case. Holly Springs, Miss., June 10.--Mr. James Southern, from New Orleans, on his way to Richmond, is here a raving maniac.
r that commander. Two sons of a distinguished naval commander, now in the service, who are privates in the regiment, are amongst the disaffected. Some of these men afterward returned and were sworn in, but the greater portion of them will enlist into the Eighth and other New York regiments. At six o'clock this morning a full company of the New York Second Regiment arrived and joined their companions. There was also a large detachment for the New York Ninth Regiment. Washington, June 10.--Hon. John Cochrane, of New York, was to-day authorized by the Secretary of War to have mustered for immediate service, under the United States Commissioners, for three years, a regiment of infantry, to be raised and commanded by himself as Colonel. Movements of Federal troops in Virginia. Alexandria, June 9. --Two prisoners were captured yesterday by four privates of Company B, of the Michigan regiment, one mile this side of Burk's station, and thirteen miles from here, on the
onfederates--bridges burnt — Canal locks and boats destroyed. Hagerstown, June 10, P. M. --The Confederates crossed the river at Mercersville, and on Saturdayssary to destroy it. Army Movements in Western Maryland. Hagerstown, June 10.--Some friends of Gov. Hicks, including Senator Goldsborough and the Secretary movements — Payment of troops — advance of troops into Virginia. Washington, June 10. --The non-payment of troops, which is exciting some comment, is caused b Stone's column. The less of Life Sustained at Aquia Creek. Washington, June 10. --A lady of undoubted veracity, who was within full view of the batterie not selected his staff yet. Arrival of the Arabia at Halifax. Halifax, June 10. --The steamer Arabia, from Liverpool on the 1st and Queenstown on the 2dced poison of slavery left them by England. Commercial News. Liverpool, June 10. --Cotton — The market closed steady — sales of the week 67,000 bales,
Later.battle at Bethel Church. By the James River steamer which arrived yesterday evening we received the following communications. We give them with an expression of the hope that they are not exaggerated, and leave the reader to form his own judgment: Williamsburg, June 10. I have only time before the mail closes to tell you of the fight about ten miles below. Three thousand of the Abolitionists marched against two thousand of our men, and we have completely cut them to pieces. We have lost one man, killed, and have two wounded--all three from North Carolina.--We have slain the scoundrels by hundreds. The ground is completely strewn with the Yankee dead. Another letter.correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch. Jamestown Island, June 10, 1861, 9 o'clock, P. M. Editor of the Dispatch: We have just received at this post intelligence to this effect: that Colonel McGruder's command, 2,200 strong, stationed at the Bethel, on the line between York
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