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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.6 (search)
nvention was also remarkable; numbers lived to be over three score and ten, and the following lived to be over four score: William Dark, of Berkeley; Henry Lee, of Bourbon; Edward Winston, of Buckingham; Humphrey Marshall, of Fayette, whilst Paul Carrington, of Charlotte, lived to be ninety-three and James Johnson, of Isle of Wight, survived the adjournment of the Convention fifty-seven years, dying at the ripe old age of ninety-nine. The Convention of 1788 presented as proud a galaxy of genpursuits in life—the judge, the merchant, the planter, the lawyer, the physician, the divine, the soldier made up the complement of its members. All added the luster of their names, their experiences and talents to this illustrous body. Paul Carrington nominated Edmund Pendleton as President, and notwithstanding the fact that the opposition to the adoption of the Constitution was strong, and it was known that Pendleton was its warmest advocate, he was elected not only without opposition, b
oo tame a life for us. We either want to pick them off with our carbines on the northern border, or rush impetuously upon their opening batteries. Comparatively few of our men are sick and these are under the charge of Dr. Thomas L. Hunter, a gentleman of high attainments in his profession. On last night Capt Field was serenaded by the fellows. It is scarcely necessary to say he responded to the compliment very handsomely. He is a gallant commander and has endeared himself to us all. It does our hearts good to have our friends visit us, more especially our wives, whose letters never come without admonitions to be strong, brave and manly Among our visitors at present, we see the venerable and gentlemanly Mr. Jno. Morton, of Charlotte C. H. and Mr. Paul Carrington, of the same county. We only wish that more of our friends would visit us; it encourages and speeds us on in a great, holy and just warfare, a righteous cause, one that Heaven itself smiles upon. W. M. F.
um of money paid by him for a license to sell goods which was never used by him by reason of his absence in the military service of the country. By Mr. Christian, of Angusta — Of changing the names of the counties of Scott and Buchanan, to Carrington and Cary, in honor, respectively, of Judge Paul Carrington, for 46 years eminent in the service of Virginia and of Archibald Cary, so long distinguished in the colonial and the revolutionary councile of this Commonwealth. By Mr.Newman--Of Judge Paul Carrington, for 46 years eminent in the service of Virginia and of Archibald Cary, so long distinguished in the colonial and the revolutionary councile of this Commonwealth. By Mr.Newman--Of establishing a more efficient system of police thoughout the Commonwealth. By Mr.Thomas, of Fairfax — Of additional legislation to secure to the citizens of this Commonwealth the benefit of the right contained in the 8th section of the Declaration of Rights. Southern Insurance Company On motion of Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, the joint resolution changing the office of the Southern Protection Insurance Company, and its place of meeting, was taken up and passed. Impressed horses.
Contributions. The Ladies' Defence Association has received the following contributions from the ladies of Smithfield: From Lieut. Col. F. H. Archer, $670; from Lieut. Paul Carrington, of Arkansas, $50.