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e of things we enjoy (?). He concluded by saying he was more of a Revolutionist than a Secessionist, and preferred being with his brethren of the South than tied to the tail of a Black Republican Union. The day's proceedings terminated by Wm. H. Cook, Esq., announcing himself a candidate for the Legislature, in place of Joseph Graham, Esq., the present incumbent. Mr. Cook is one of the most uncompromising Secessionists we have in the county, and will, no doubt, be warmly supported for theMr. Cook is one of the most uncompromising Secessionists we have in the county, and will, no doubt, be warmly supported for the office, as the people here are ripe for Virginia taking her place at the head of the Southern Confederacy. Considerable regret was manifest at Gov. Floyd not announcing himself a candidate for Congressional honors. His feelings being entirely with the South, and having some hope that the State at some day will take her place beside her Southern sisters; then, and not till then, will the Governor consent to serve her. Would that the other candidates would take a similar view of it, as what ear
of appeals --April 10.--Lawson's ex'or vs. Lawson. Argued by George Wm. Brent for the plaintiff, and Francis L. Smith for the defendant. Judgment of the Circuit Court of Alexandria county reversed, and judgment rendered on demurrer to evidence for plaintiff. Upon the petition of Wm. H. Brown an appeal is allowed him from a decree pronounced by the Circuit Court of Stafford county, rendered Sept. 25th, 1860, in a suit in which Jas. G. Taliaferro, saucing for himself and the other heirs at law of Sidney Wishart and Wilhelmina Taliaferro, dec'd, heirs at law, &c., of Lieut. Thos. Wishart, of the revolutionary army. On the 11th of April, the Court heard two cases of Vaughn vs. the Commonwealth, and two of Caldwell vs. the Commonwealth.--Argued, the first two by Wm. H. Cook for the plaintiff, and by the Attorney-General for the Commonwealth; and in the second by Beverly R. Johnson for the plaintiff, and for the Commonwealth by the Attorney-General.--Case under advisement.