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The Daily Dispatch: January 23, 1864., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 27, 1864., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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Confederate States Congress. The Senate met yesterday at 12 o'clock, and the proceedings were opened with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Langhorne, of the Methodist Church. Mr. Orr. of S. C., presented the credentials of Hon. Edwin G. Read, of N. C., appointed by Gov. Vance, of N. C., to fill the vacancy in the C. S. Senate occasioned by the resignation of Hon George Davis. Mr. Read attended and took the oath of office. Mr. Phelan, of Miss., introduced a bill to amend an act to organize military courts to attend the armies in the field and to define their powers. And also a bill to confer additional powers on military courts and courts martial. Both bills were referred to the Military Committee. Mr. Brown, of Miss., introduced a bill to increase the yearly compensation of the Commissioner of Patents to $4,500, to be paid out of the Patent Office fund. Referred to the Committee on the Patent Office. Mr. Sparrow of La., introduced a bill to punish absence from t
The Daily Dispatch: January 23, 1864., [Electronic resource], Correspondence between his Excellency, President Davis, and his Holiness Pope Pius IX. (search)
Correspondence between his Excellency, President Davis, and his Holiness Pope Pius IX. We publish the following correspondence between the President of the Confederate States and His Holiness Pope Plus the Ninth, elicited by the published letter of the latter, dated in October, 1862,to the Catholic Archbishops at New York and New Orleans, enjoining tirem to employ their prayers and influence for the restoration of peace: President Davis to his Holiness Pope Pius the Ninth. ExecutivePresident Davis to his Holiness Pope Pius the Ninth. Executive Office, Richmond, Sept, 21, 1863. Lost Venerable Chief of the Holy See and Sovereign Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. The letters which your Holiness addressed to the Venerable Chiefs of the Catholic clergy in New Orleans and New York, have been brought to my attention, and I have read with emotion the terms in which you are pleased to express the deep sorrow with which you regard the slaughter, ruin and devastation consequent on the war now waged by the U. S. Government a
bs for all officers and soldiers and seamen who have been maimed in the service of their country, and to furnish such other relief as will contribute to the general object proposed. By the payment of ten dollars any person may become a member of the association. After the adoption of the Constitution, an election of officers took place, when the following named gentlemen were chosen: President.--Rev C K Marshall, D D, of Mississippi. Vice Presidents.--Hon James Lyons, of Va; Hon George Davis, of N G; Hon Geo Trenholm, of S C; Hon A H Stevens, of Ga; Hon R B Hilton, of Fia; Hon Benj Fitzpatrick, of Ala; Hon I G Harris, of Tenn; Hon E M Bruce, of Ky; Hon J B Clark, of Mo; Hon R W Johnson, of Ark; Hon Pierre Soule, of La; Hon Louis T Wigfall, of Texas. Treasurer.--Wm H Macfarland, Esq, of Richmond. Recording Secretary.--O F Weisiger, Esq, of Richmond. Corresponding Secretary--Dr. W A Carrington, Medical Director, C S A. Directors.--Surgeon-General Dr S P Mo
Four hundred dollars reward --Ran away from the subscribers, on Friday last, two negro men. Bob is a black man, about 26 years of age, about 5 feet 9 inches high, good teeth and rather a good looking negro. Calvin is of dark brown complexion, about 23 years of age, about 5 feet 9 inches high, and ruptured. He wears a tru in consequence of the rupture. No other marks remembered. We will give two hundred dollars each for their delivery to us at Stanton, or to N Davis & Co, of Richmond Mason & Harman. ja 27--6t