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o Washington immediately. The Secretary arrived on Saturday evening, and had an interview with the President. In company with the Secretary of State, the Attorney-General, and District Attorney Ould, he then proceeded to make an investigation. Bailey, the defaulter, was absent from his office, and the key of the safe was missing; but entrance, was obtained by force, and a large sum in bonds was found to have disappeared. Godard Bailey, the defaulting clerk, has not been arrested; and it isterview with the President. In company with the Secretary of State, the Attorney-General, and District Attorney Ould, he then proceeded to make an investigation. Bailey, the defaulter, was absent from his office, and the key of the safe was missing; but entrance, was obtained by force, and a large sum in bonds was found to have disappeared. Godard Bailey, the defaulting clerk, has not been arrested; and it is supposed he has several accomplices, of whom the Washington police are in search.
6. A skirmish took place this morning at Bennet's Mill, Mo., between the Dent County Home Guard, stationed at that place, and a party of three hundred and fifty rebels belonging to Schnable's regiment.--(Doc. 22.) This afternoon, Lieutenant Bailey, of the Fifth Cavalry, scouting in advance of his men toward Falls Church, in Virginia, discovered earthworks beyond Vanderwerken's House. On reaching the top of a hill on which the batteries were planted, he was approached by a number of mounted rebels, who, regarding him as their prisoner already, took few precautions to secure him. Lieutenant Bailey shot the foremost with his pistol, and wheeling about, rejoined his men in a few minutes. The bullets of the enemy whistled by him harmless, as he rode away, save wounding a horse belonging to one of the privates.--Philadelphia Inquirer, September 5. The following is the text of a circular or proclamation of the Captain-General of Cuba relative to the rebel flag: Havan
and enthusiastic meeting of the citizens of Westchester County, in favor of maintaining the integrity of the Union, was held at Lake Mohican. The Hon. John B. Haskin made a most eloquent and stirring speech to the assemblage, and declared his determination to sink all party differences and to support the Government in all honorable acts for a vigorous prosecution of the war and the preservation of the best Government ever vouchsafed to man. Eloquent speeches were also made by Messrs. Depew, Bailey, and Ferris. Edward D. Baker, United States Senator from Oregon, was appointed a Major-General of Volunteers in the National army. This morning John Bateman, a citizen of Portland, Maine, arrived at New York in custody of the deputy marshal. The prisoner stands charged with high treason, with using Mathias, seditious language against the United States of America and the President thereof, treasonable complicity with Southern rebels and their agents in Liverpool and other parts of
Creek, Va., in the tug boat Rescue, and burned a large schooner. On their return the expedition was fired upon by a large number of riflemen, concealed on the bank, and was several times grazed by shells from a rifled cannon.--(Doc. 132.) Two parties of rebel troops met on the peninsula, above Newport News, Va., and mistook each other for enemies. Brisk firing at once commenced, and a number on each side were killed and wounded before the mistake was found out. Among the killed was Major Bailey, of Mobile.--Memphis Appeal, November 16. The Grand Jury in session at Frankfort, Kentucky, adjourned, having found indictments for treason against thirty-two prominent citizens, among whom were Robert J. Breckinridge, jr., J. C. Breckinridge, Humphrey Marshall, Ben. Desha, and Harry T. Hawkins. Nineteen persons were also indicted for high misdemeanor.--Baltimore American, Nov. 13. Electors for President and Vice-President were chosen throughout the revolted States, and also mem
forming them that the subjects of foreign powers, lawfully pursuing their avocations, were exempt from such service.--The Union fortes stationed at Grand Junction, Miss., were withdrawn from that place to Bolivar, Tenn. All the public property and cotton were removed prior to the withdrawal. Lieutenant-Colonel W. C. Starr, Ninth Virginia infantry, and about eighty of his command were surprised and captured at Summerville, Va., by a superior force of rebel cavalry under the command of Major Bailey. Large and enthusiastic meetings were this day held at Pittsburgh, Pa., Oswego, N. Y., Stamford and Middletown, Conn., to promote enlistments into the army under the call of President Lincoln for additional troops. At the meeting at Stamford two thousand five hundred dollars were collected for the families of volunteers, and in that of Oswego resolutions were unanimously adopted in favor of a more vigorous prosecution of the war; the confiscation of rebel property; the employment of
composed of levies from Massachusetts, New York, and Maine, left Bemis's Landing, La., this morning at daybreak.--(Doc. 197.) Vicksburgh, Miss., was completely invested by the National forces under Major-General Grant. The rebels sent out a flag of truce offering to surrender the place and all their arms and munitions of war, if they would be allowed to pass out. The offer was refused.--William Robe, a citizen of Morgan County, Ind., was shot while at work in his field, by a man named Bailey. Robe had been instrumental in collecting evidence against the Knights of the Golden Circle. The Twelfth regiment of New York volunteers returned to Syracuse from the seat of war.--A rebel camp near Middleton, Tenn., was attacked and broken up by a party of National troops under the command of General Stanley.--(Doc. 198.) The citizens of Richmond, Va., were organized for the defence of the city, and officers were appointed by General George W. Randolph, assisted by a select commi
scovered December 24th. in his Department. A South Carolina clerk named Godard Bailey, who was custodian of a large amount of State bonds belonging to the Indianither the key of the safe nor the clerk who had charge of it could be found. Mr. Bailey was at length discovered, but could not or would not produce the key. The Depafe broken open, and the extent of the robbery discovered. An examination of Mr. Bailey elicited the following facts: The firm of Russell, Majors & Waddell held aer these circumstances, it appears, Mr. Russell had been made acquainted with Mr. Bailey, and had, by some means, induced the latter to supply him with a large amountadditional security, which he furnished in the shape of more bonds, supplied by Bailey; who, finding himself inextricably involved, addressed, on the 18th, a letter t 30th. Floyd on two counts: first, for malfeasance; second, for conspiracy with Bailey and Russell to defraud the Government; but he was by this time far from that ci
emocratic National Convention, 309-10; his speech there, 311; 318. Avis, camp. John, referred to in one of John Brown's letters, 296; his treatment of old Brown, 289. Ayres, Capt., engaged at Blackburn's Ford, 539. B. Badger, George E., of N. C., wants liberty to take his old mammy to Kansas, 231; 2:32. Baker, Col. Edward D., 422; reinforces Col. Devens at Ball's Bluff, 622; his death, 623; orders from Gen. Stone to, 624. Bagby, Arthur P., of Ala., on Annexation, 174. Bailey, Godard, an account of his defalcations at Washington, 410-11. Baldwin, Roger S., of Conn., 397; 398; 404. Baldwin, Henry, of Pa., his vote on the Missouri Compromise, 80. Ballou, Major, killed at Bull Run, 545; 552. Ball's Bluff, Battle of, 621 to 624; bravery of the Federal troops at. 625. Baltimore, Dem. Convention of 1844 at, 164; Convention of 1843 at, 191; Conventions at, in 1852, 222-3: Whig Convention of 1856 at, 247; Seceders' and Douglas Conventions at, 317-18: other
. 48 Atlantic sailed from N. Y., D. 21 Auburn, N. Y,, Union Meeting at, D. 33 Augusta, Ga., arsenal at, surrendered, D. 16 A Union traveller, anecdote of, P. 23 A Vision of January 4th, P. 14 A Volunteer Song, P. 13 A War-Song for Virginia, P. 146 A Welcome to the Invader, P. 93 A Wonderful Conversion, P. 150 B Babcock, Samuel D., D. 77 Babes in the Wood; by C. C., P. 88 Bacon, J. B., P. 29 Bache, A. D., D. 96 Bailey, Godard, D. 5 Baker, Senator, at the inauguration of President Lincoln, D. 18 ---Speech of, at the Union Meeting, N. Y., April 20, Doc. 86 ---Col. 2d Regt. N. J. S. M., Doc. 131; W. C., P. 142 ---, artist, of N. Y., D. 56 ---, Mrs., of Washington, P. 96 Ball, Capt., rebel, D. 103 Balloons, reconnoitering in, D. 103; ascension of Prof. Lowe, D. 108 Baltimore, Md., effect of secession of South Carolina at, D. 4; citizens of, approve the course of Gov. Hicks, D. 9; a Union cit
President that 870 State bonds for $1,000 each, held in trust by the Government for different Indian tribes, had been purloined from the Interior Department by Godard Bailey, the clerk in charge of them, and had been delivered to William H. Russell, a member of the firm of Russell, Majors & Waddell. Upon examination, it was discovaccepted bills, exactly equal in amount to $870,000. These acceptances were thirteen in number, commencing on the 13th September, 1860, and had been received by Mr. Bailey, according to his own statement, as collateral security for the return of the bonds, and as such had been placed by him in the safe. It is remarkable that the ee in the fraud, and nothing to indicate that he had any complicity in the transaction, or that he had any knowledge of it until the time of the disclosure by Godard Bailey. It is to be regretted, for the sake of public justice, that all the circumstances connected with the abstraction of these bonds had not been subjected to a j