Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for E. A. J. Clopton or search for E. A. J. Clopton in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 1 document section:

Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Evacuation of Richmond, April 3, 1865, and the disastrous Conflagration incident Thereon. (search)
ke. Yours truly, John Howard. In answer to a query in last week's paper, we would say that we are informed that the only person now living who had any official connection with the surrender of Richmond to the Federal authorities is Mr E. A. J. Clopton. Mr. Clopton was at one time a member of the City Council, and, we think, was present at the meeting of the Council when the surrender was arranged for. As an interesting reminiscence of the surrender, we publish the following from a maMr. Clopton was at one time a member of the City Council, and, we think, was present at the meeting of the Council when the surrender was arranged for. As an interesting reminiscence of the surrender, we publish the following from a mass of legal documents bearing on the subject: Affidavit of James A. Scott, as given in the Majority Opinion of the Court of Appeals of Virginia, in the Case of Vial, Executor, and Graeme's Executor vs. the Mutual Assurance Society of Virginia. State of Virginia—City of Richmond, to-wit: This day personally appeared before the undersigned, a notary public in and for the city aforesaid, James A. Scott, and deposed as follows: That for many years prior to the late war he was engaged in th