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The Daily Dispatch: December 3, 1861., [Electronic resource], Proceedings of the enemy on the Eastern Shore. (search)
Proceedings of the enemy on the Eastern Shore. The Enquirer of yesterday publishes a new proclamation from the prolific pen of General H. H. Lockwood, who, at the head of his Vandals, is now lording it over the good people of the two counties of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. We publish it below. He has also issued a proclamation for taking the vote of the people on the question of attaching themselves to the State of Maryland, or to Pierpont's caricature of a Goveinment in Wheeling. The force of the enemy in Accomac is four thousand and in Northampton three thousand. They have at present five steamers in Pangoteague creek, which makes up from the Chesapeake into Accomac county! Proclamation to the people of Accomac and Northampton. Whereas, under the proclamation of Gen. Dix, the people of Accomac and Northampton have laid down their arms, and are entitled to the protection of the Federal Government; and whereas serious inconvenience might arise from the suspension o
Why this is so I am not able to determine. I recommend that you pass a law requiring the accounts for each quarter to be settled up and closed within ten days after the quarter has expired. I communicate herewith reports from the directors of the Eastern and Western Lunatic They were received at so late a day I have had no opportunity to examine them, has as yet been received from the directors of the Trans- Alleghany Lunatic I suppose no progress has been with the buildings, as Pierpont seized of carried away all the money to the credit of the State in the bank at Weston, shortly after the passage of the Ordinance of Secession. It is expected that the Military Institute will be again open for the reception of cadets early in the month of January next. In a like this. I consider it a matter of the importance to keep that institution in operation. In the past six months we have had abundant reason to appreciate its value to the State. The services which have been