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ler & Whitney. The Committee to whom this matter was referred, made a report, in which they-- cordially agreed with the governor in his observations, that monopolies are at all times odious, particularly in free governments, and that some remedy ought to be applied to the wound which the Cotton-Gin monopoly has given, and will otherwise continue to give, to the culture and cleaning of that precious and increasing staple. They have examined the Rev. James Hutchinson, who declares that Edward Lyon, at least twelve months before Miller & Whitney's machine was brought into view, had in possession a saw or cotton-gin, in miniature, of the same construction; and it further appears to them, from the information of Doctor Cortes Pedro Dampiere, an old and respectable citizen of Columbia county, that a machine of a construction similar to that of Miller & Whitney, was used in Switzerland at least forty years ago, for the purpose of picking rags to make lint and paper. This astonishing
Sarcoxie to strike Springfield from the west. Lyon thereupon retraced his steps to Springfield. T — who will lead us? I will lead you! replied Lyon; come on, brave men! and at that moment a thir of the battle, says: After the death of Gen. Lyon, when the enemy fled and left the field cleaw men and some wagons, to obtain the body of Gen. Lyon, and to look for our wounded left on the fie of losses was undoubtedly on our side; that of Lyon alone being a national disaster. Pollard, inhis Southern History, says: The death of Gen. Lyon was a serious loss to the Federals in Missousdiction, had already prepared the defeat of Gen. Lyon before my arrival at St. Louis. Adj. Gen, whom Gen. Fremont found, by appointment of Gen. Lyon, in practical command at St. Louis, says: f the 10th of August was fought. News of Gen. Lyon's repulse and death reached St. Louis on theandoned south-western Missouri; and, even then, Lyon had wisely and nobly decided that it were bette[23 more...]
regiment routed at, 575. camp Jackson, Mo., captured by Lyon, 490; 49L Canterbury, Conn., mob violence at, 127. Ca52; 353. Lyons, Lord, demands Mason and Slidell, 608. Lyon, Robert, of S. C., to a friend in Texas, 450. Lyon, Gen.Lyon, Gen. Nathaniel, his services at St. Louis; captures Gen. Frost's camp, 490; succeeds Gen. Harney; has an interview with Gen. Pri account of the affair at Camp Cole, Mo., 575; opinion of Gen. Lyon, etc.. 582; 589; 590; 593; statement of Rebel loss at Bel, 488; makes a compact with Harney; has an interview with Gen. Lyon, 491; allusion to, 509; is appointed Major-General, 574; from fancied foes, 617. Schofield, Major, Adjutant to Gen. Lyon, 579. Scott, Mr. delegate from Missouri, 74; 75; 89. , beats the Rebels at Carthage, Mo., 575; is outranked by Gen. Lyon, 576; attacks the enemy at Wilson's Creek, 579; 581; 591; is blockaded at Gibraltar, 602. Sweeny, Gen., persuades Lyon to attack the Rebels at Wilson's Creek, 579. Syracuse, N