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The Daily Dispatch: February 14, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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New York city, (witness, L. C. Clark,)2,000 Captain Porter, New York city, (Matthew Morgan witness,)2,000 Jerome Fitzhugh & Co., New York city, purchased with the knowledge of their character, (J. H. Garland witness,)10,000 W. T. Coleman & Co., N. York city, (witness Coleman,)50,000 George Smith, Chicago, (A. Campbell witness,)21,000 Thomas Swann, Baltimore, (Wm. Mckim witness,)10,000 R. D. Gaither, Balt., (W. Fisher witness,)3,000 B. Atkinson, Balt., (W. Fisher witness,)1,000 Townshend Scott, Balt. (W. Fisher witness,)5,000 Lownds, Thompson & Co., Baltimore, (witness Martin Lewis,)5,000 Total$134,000 A few other bonds were ascertained to have been purchased by Riggs & Co., bankers, of Washington, for other parties, and by other individuals, which are not included in the above statement. More than $6,000,000 of acceptances issued. In relation to the acceptances issued unconditionally by the late Secretary of War, your Committee deem it their duty to state al
umbia Militia bill was up, Mr. Mason, of Va., objected to the bill, because it proposed an oath to privates, which was unusual. The bill was further debated, and recommitted. Several private bills were passed. House. Mr. Sherman reported a bill authorizing the reception of coupon bonds, not less in amount than $50, at 6 per cent, for any portion of the late loan. Mr. Garnett, of Va., opposed the bill, saying the President elect had declared war, and he, the speaker, was opposed to military despotism. Mr. Sherman moved a suspension of the rules, but the motion was ruled out of order. The Senate and House, in joint committee, counted the Electoral vote. Mr. Breckinridge then announced that Abraham Lincoln had received a majority, and is elected President. The Senate then departed. Mr. Hindman, of Ark. suggested that Gen. Scott be informed that there is no use for mercenaries around the Capitol, as the vote had been counted. The House adjourned.