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The Daily Dispatch: may 27, 1862., [Electronic resource],
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City Council. --A called meeting of this body was held at the City Hall at 5 o'clock yesterday evening. Present — D. J. Saunders, D. J. Burr, N. B. Hill, Samuel D. Denoon, J. A. Scott, J. M. Talbott, W. Holt Richardson, and Thos. H. Wynne. The body had been convened at the request of the General Superintendent of the Virginia Central railroad, who represented by a communication addressed to the Council, that several of the best engines of the company and a large number of its cars had been caught in the city, and could not be used, by reason of the presence of the enemy on the road, a short distance from this city Mr. Whitcomb asked the permission of the Council to lay down a temporary track from the Virginia Central road to the depot of the Richmond and Fredericksburg road, on Broad street, promising that it should be made as temporary as possible, and offer no serious objections to the crossings. The permission asked for was granted. A petition was presented from Me
The Daily Dispatch: December 9, 1862., [Electronic resource], From
City Council. --The regular monthly meeting of the City Council was held at 4 o'clock yesterday, at the City Hall. Present, Messrs. Saunders, Richardson, Glazebrook, Wynne, Scott Burr, Stokes, Denton, Grattan, Griffin, Epps, and Crutchfield. The petition of John Turpin, for remission of taxes, was granted on the recommendation of the Commissioners of Streets generally. The taxes of the Insurance Company of the State of Virginia were reduced to $1,650, on petition of that Company
ce Officers, R. T. Seal, E. M. Chalkley, Benj. M. Morris, Wm. N. Kelley, A. D. Quarles, M. L. Adares, Walter T. Bibb. Jno. D. Perrin, Caleb Crone John W. Davis, and Washington A. Griffin; Committee on St. John's Burying Ground A. Y. Stokes. W. Holt Richardson, and Wm. Palmer. Night Watch: 1st Lieut, Lewis M. Carter; 2d Lieut, Theo. C. Baptist; 3d Lieut., Augustus R. Cousins Welghmaster of the 2d Market, J. B. Valentine.
On motion of Mr. Burr, the Committee on Salt Distribution was authorise