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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.20 (search)
ington. The monument movement Revived. Mr. Hunter's birth, education, Early environments and p. I say, therefore, that we are indebted to Mr. Hunter for the only good law ever passed upon this ntest between the North and the South arose, Mr. Hunter held that the South was simply standing on ht event the Commonwealth of Virginia elected Mr. Hunter, and, as I remember, unanimously, to the Conts of the already hard-pressed Confederacy. Mr. Hunter was made President pro tempore of the Senatench republic did, possibly the fertile mind of Hunter might have been able to devise some solution onion being thus re-established by the sword, Mr. Hunter regarded it as his duty to accept the Union ton himself (to whose character and services Mr. Hunter has rendered the most original and instructi arms, nor mercy in her woe. I have said Mr. Hunter was a conservative. No man loved truth moren any one whom I have known in civic trusts, Mr. Hunter reminds me of the distinguished men of that [4 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.38 (search)
R. M. T. Hunter, of Virginia, and Honorable Robert Barnwell, of South Carolina, and a member of the Judiciary Committee, of which Honorable B. H. Hill was chairman. He was also chairman of the joint committee on the flag and seal of the Confederate States. As chairman of the joint committee on flag and seal, Mr. Semmes took an active part, and his efforts were of no little importance in the selection and adoption of an appropriate motto for the seal finally adopted. In conjunction with Mr. Hunter, he prepared the tax in kind bill, which practically supported the Confederacy during the last two years of the war. He also wrote the report on retaliation, and the report of the Judiciary Committee on martial law. But all these facts are matters of history. It was of that inner life of the Confederacy that he spoke most freely, those days of social life in Richmond, gay and brilliant as some olden court, and then varying in the scale of merriness as the end of the gamut was reached a