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The Daily Dispatch: January 9, 1861., [Electronic resource], Sale of Tennessee Racers in New Orleans. (search)
Sale of Tennessee Racers in New Orleans. --In New Orleans on Wednesday the Tennessee mare Laura Farris was sold for $5,000 to A. J. Poole, of Alabama. The chestnut mare Mollie Jackson was sold for $5,000 to Mr. Waddell, of Tennessee.
under Mr. Kemper's resolution, offered yesterday, who were instructed to report, at the earliest practicable time, a bill providing for a Convention of the people of Virginia, as follows: Messrs. Kemper, of Madison; Haymond, of Marion; Barbour, of Culpeper; Chapman, of Monroe; Rutherford, of Goochland; Christian, of Augusta; Gibson, of Hampshire; Jones, of Gloucester; Carpenter, of Alleghany; Davis, of Campbell; Hoffman, of Harrison; Kyle, of Carroll; Baskerville, of Mecklenburg; Frost, of Jackson; Wilson, of Isle of Wight. Mr. Kemper moved that the committee have leave to sit during the session of the Legislature. Mr. Christian opposed the motion. He could see no reason why the deliberations of the committee should not be conducted in the usual manner. The withdrawal of fifteen members from the House might retard the progress of business. Mr. Kemper sustained his motion. He thought the importance of the crisis in public affairs demanded speedy action, and was surpr
The Daily Dispatch: January 9, 1861., [Electronic resource], The late murder of a policeman in New Orleans. (search)
Mayor Wentworth on the crisis. Chicago, Jan. 7. --Mayor Wentworth has issued a proclamation recommending that business be suspended on the 8th of January, and that the people congregate at such places as may seem best to adopt necessary measures to declare their attachment to the Federal Union. He recommends that the military companies take such steps as they may deem due to the memory of Jackson and the gallantry of Anderson. At sunrise 33 guns will be fired for the Union, at noon 56 in honor of Major Anderson, and at sunset 78 for Andrew Jackson. During this salute the bells will be tolled. A movement is also on foot for a sword for Major Anderson.