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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Elliott, Charles, 1792-1869 (search)
Elliott, Charles, 1792-1869 Clergyman; born in Greenconway, Ireland, May 16, 1792; became a member of the Wesleyan Church; came to the United States about 1815; joined the Ohio Methodist conference in 18. He was the author of History of the Great secession from the Methodist Episcopal Church; Southwestern Methodism; two publications against slavery, etc. He died in Mount Pleasant, Ia., Jan. 6, 1869.
Supreme Court of Appeals. --No decisions of great public importance have yet been rendered. Upon the petition of Charles Elliott, a writ of error was awarded to a judgment rendered by the Circuit Court of Spotsylvania county on the 9th day of October, 1861. affirming with costs a judgment recovered against the said Charles Elliott by the Commonwealth, in the Corporation Court of Fredericksburg, on the 21st day of July, 1860. --But the said writ of error is not to operate as a supersedeas until the petitioner shall enter into bond with sufficient security, in the Clerk's office of the said Circuit Court, in the penalty of $200, conditioned as the law directs.
nty. He was a good man, and an honest, impartial, and upright judge. Appointed. Spier Whitaker, Esq., of Halifax, has been appointed Aid-de Camp to his Excellency Gov. Clark, with the rank of Lieut. Colonel, to take rank from the 16th of October, inst.--Col. W. was formerly Attorney General of the State, and ranks high as a gentleman, a jurist, and a patriot. His appointment will be hailed with general satisfaction. --Raleigh (N. C.) State Journal, 23d. Accident. A soldier attached to the regiment of Col., Dannovant, fell overboard from the steamer John A. Moore, says the Charleston (S. C.) Courier, while passing through Dawho river, some days ago, and was unfortunately drowned. Protestant Episcopal Convention. The name of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the South has been settled upon by the Convention now in session at Columbia, S. C. It is the "Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States." This was proposed by Bishop Elliott, of Georgia.
The Daily Dispatch: October 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], Protestant Episcopal Convention in the Confederate States--Final action upon changing its name. (search)
trike out the first section, and insert, "The Church shall be called the Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America." The resolution was lost. Bishops, ayes 2, noes 7; Clergy, ayes 2, noes 7; Laity, ayes 1, noes 4; divided 1. Bishop Elliott moved to amend the first article, so as to make it read "This Church, retaining the name of Protestant Episcopal, shall be known as The Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America, "the motion was carried. Bishops, ayes t adopted one rendered necessary by circumstances; but not so as to the others. He would now move to recommit the matter into the hands of the committee. He wished the issue to be between the old Constitution and the one proposed by the committee. Bishop Elliott explained that the difference between the old Constitution and the substitute offered by the committee was more in form and arrangement, than substance. The novelty mainly consisted in the introduction of provinces. Adjourned.
Supreme Court of Appeals. --In this Court, yesterday, the case of Charles Elliott vs. the Commonwealth was argued by Messrs. John Marye and Wm. A. Little for the plaintiff, and Attorney General Tucker for the Commonwealth. Decision reserved. In the case of Hopkins and others vs. Trotter, an application for appeal from judgment pronounced by the Circuit Court of Pittsylvania was denied.