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The Daily Dispatch: August 5, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 25, 1863., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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We notice among the arrivals at the Spotswood Hotel, Mr. J. U. Payne, of New Orleans, and Mr. Benson Blake, of Mississippi.
charged being twice that allowed by the Government. In justice to the planters of Mississippi, and to clear their names from any imputation on their patriotism, I take the liberty of requesting a small place in your columns, for the purpose of stating facts that came under my personal knowledge. Among the many who offered their corn for little profit was Dr. P. H. Cook. He offered it for $2 per barrel. Government authorizing the payment of $2.50, and the offer was refused. Again, Col. Benson Blake, of Yazoo county, had a very large quantity of corn on his plantation, a few miles from Vicksburg. He told the Government officials that if they could not pay him for it, to take it away free of charge rather than let it fall into the hands of the enemy. His offer never was complied with, although there was corn enough on his plantation to have supplied the garrison of Vicksburg with provisions for two months. This is but a few instances of many patriotic offers that never were accep