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s, who professed to have business there. He remained some weeks or months, ostensibly attending to this business, and made or renewed the acquaintance of one Dr. Robert Mayo, with whom he became intimate, and to whom he imparted his Texas project; and by him it was betrayed to President Jackson, who, very probably, had already heard it from Houston himself. I learned from him, wrote Mayo, that he was organizing an expedition against Texas; to afford a cloak to which, he had assumed the Indian costume, habits, and associations, by settling among them in the neighborhood of Texas. That nothing was more easy to accomplish than the conquest and possession e in about twelve months from that time. That tile event of success opened the most unbounded prospects of wealth to those who would embark in it, etc., etc. Dr. Mayo further learned from one Hunter, a confederate of Houston, that there were then secret agencies in all the principal cities of the Union, enlisting men for the T
llification, 99; his subsequent reelection, and strength in the Free States, 100; his dissatisfaction with the Compromise Tariff, etc., 101; writes to a friend his opinion thereon, 102; negotiates a treaty with the Cherokees in 1817, 102; his election in 1828; he ignores the rights of the Indians; extract from his Message, 104; his duplicity with the Indians, 105; permits Georgia to defy the U. S. Court decree, 106; his Message on the circulation of Abolition documents, 123; letter to. from Dr. Mayo, 140; 151; his reply to Gilmer's letter, 158-9; instructions to Gen. Gaines with respect to fugitive slaves, 177; 248; 250; allusion to, 370; 426; 515. Jackson, Claiborne F., of Mo., chosen Governor, 341; fully committed to Secession, 842; calls his Legislature together, 349; his reply to the President's call for troops, 460; his election as Governor of Mo., 488; 489; issues a circular; calls for 50,000 militia, 491-2; allusion to, 509; his military appointments; he flies to Warsaw, 574;
The Daily Dispatch: October 7, 1861., [Electronic resource], The late engagement at Lewinsville — a Correction. (search)
equence of the resignation of Third Lieutenant Harrison. of the Grays, it became necessary to fill the vacancy, and an election was held for that purpose at their headquarters, in Norfolk, a few days ago. Mr. E. W. Branch, the accomplished Orderly of the company, was chosen unanimously on the first ballot; and the following non commissioned officers were subsequently elected: Geo. W. Libby, 1st Sergeant; Jas. E. Tyler, 2d Sergeant; R. B. Pickett, 3d Sergeant; Cyrus Bossieux, 4thSergeant; Robert Mayo. Jr., 5th Sergeant; J. c. Maben, 1st Corporal: Robert Heth. 2d Corporal; Wm. S. Woodson. 3d Corporal; James E. Phillips, 4th Corporal. The Grays congratulate them selves that they have the best set of officers in the army, and could they be transferred to their proper place, with the First Regiment. on the Potomac, their highest desire would be gratified. An order, however, had been issued for their removed to the entrenched camp, below Norfolk, and it is probable they are now there.