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The Daily Dispatch: February 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], The bride of
The bride of Abbotsford. --Mr. Hope Scott, the present proprietor of Abbotsford, was married on the 7th instant to Lady Victoria Howard, the daughter of the Duke of Norfolk, according to the Roman Catholic form. Our lady readers will be interested to learn that there were six bridesmaids, being the five sisters of the bride, Lady Minna Charlotte, Lady Mary Adeliza, Lady Etheldreda, Lady Phillipa and Lady Ann Howard, with the youthful daughter of the bridegroom; and that they were dressed in pale blue glace silk dresses, with white cashmere mantles, and white chip bonnets plainly trimmed with white ribbons.
The Daily Dispatch: February 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], An
Army of Observation. (search)
An Army of Observation. --The Chicago Democrat says that a movement is on foot to call a monster Republican Convention of 100,000 men, to be held at Cincinnati on the 2d of March. The delegates of this Convention are expected to be armed and equipped for any necessary service, and will hold themselves in readiness to go to Washington city on the 4th of March, or in any other direction where Generals Scott and Wool may order them to move.
Arrived. Steamship Jamestown, Skinner. N. York, mdze. and passengers, Ludlam & Watson. Schr. S. R. Allen, Baker, Boston, mdze., D. & W. Currie. Schr. Ada Ames, Ames, Rockland, ice, B. Wardwell & Co. Schr. Virginia, Lakin, Norfolk, oyster shells. Sloop Margaret Ann. Turner, Eastern Shore, potatoes to A. Millspaugh. Sailed, Brig Rolling Wave, Collins, Rio, flour, Haxall, Crenshaw & Co. Schr. Charles, Foulks, down the river, light. Schr. J. W. Sturgess, Scott, down the river, light. Sloop Morella, Garland, York River, J. G. Read. Matanzas, Jan. 22.--Sl'd, schr. Gen. Marion, Richmond. New York, Jan. 30.--Arr'd, schr. Marshall, Richmond. Savannah, Jan. 29.--Arr'd, schr. Golden Gate, Weeks, Va.
The alleged "Conspiracy" to seize the Capitol. Washington, Jan. 31. --The Select Committee of Five have examined about twelve witnesses as to the alleged conspiracy to seize the Federal Capitol. Nothing convincing has been elicited. Gen. Scott was before them more than two hours to-day. He said there was abundant evidence, to his mind, to justify him in making military preparations, though it was not of the strongest character. There is certainly nothing to show that an organization for that purpose exists in the District of Columbia.
The Daily Dispatch: August 27, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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The Daily Dispatch: August 27, 1861., [Electronic resource], Superiority of the
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The representative of Sir Walter Scott. The direct representative of "The Great Unknown" is Mary Monica Scott, daughter of Mr. Hope Scott, the eminent parliamentary counsel, and Charlotte, daughter of John Gibcon Lockhart and Sophia, eldest daughter of Sir Walter Scott. Mary Monica is the only surviving child of the late MrsMrs. Hope Scott, for although a son and several other daughters were born, they died prematurely. Miss Scott, who was eight years old on the 8th of October last, is the heiress of Abbotsford House and estate, her father being merely administrator or tutor in respect to the property at present. Should Mary Monica die without issue, tMiss Scott, who was eight years old on the 8th of October last, is the heiress of Abbotsford House and estate, her father being merely administrator or tutor in respect to the property at present. Should Mary Monica die without issue, the property, but not the title, will report to the nephew or nephews of Sir Walter Scott, sons of his eldest brother Thomas, who are at present presiding in Canada.