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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
From Washington. Washington, April 8. --Alexander Duval is appointed Collector of Customs at Richmond. The State Department replied to-day to the Confederate Commissioners, declining to receive them officially, but expressing deference for them as gentlemen. The Secretary indicated a peaceful policy on the part of the Government, declaring a purpose only to defend when assailed. The Commissioners' reply was of such a character as to require a continuation of the correspondence. It is not known when the Commissioners will leave — not, however, for some days.
The Daily Dispatch: may 20, 1861., [Electronic resource], New Orleans banks. (search)
Liberty Restricted. --Mr. Alex. Duval was summoned before the Mayor on Saturday for allowing two goats of his to go at large, to the annoyance of the public. The summons was dismissed, the owner promising to keep them up in future.
The Daily Dispatch: February 13, 1862., [Electronic resource], Half mourning for
C. S. District Court. --This Court resumed its sessions yesterday, Judge Halyburton presiding. Col. Blanton Duncan, of Kentucky, qualified to practice law at the bar of the Court by taking the several oaths required by law. A grand jury was impaneled and John L. Tate sworn in as foreman. Papers and witnesses in several cases were sent before them. No presentments were made, the grand jury adjourning until to-day. A petition was filed against Isaac & Griffin B. Davenport, to affect the property of Rowley, Ashburner & Co., alien enemies, and against Alex. Duval, in the matter of Irving Hall and G. K. Hull, who are alleged to be residing in New Jersey, or some other State at war with the Southern Confederacy.