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Supreme Court of appeals --April 10.--Lawson's ex'or vs. Lawson. Argued by George Wm. Brent for the plaintiff, and Francis L. Smith for the defendant. Judgment of the Circuit Court of Alexandria county reversed, and judgment rendered on demurrer to evidence for plaintiff. Upon the petition of Wm. H. Brown an appeal is allowed him from a decree pronounced by the Circuit Court of Stafford county, rendered Sept. 25th, 1860, in a suit in which Jas. G. Taliaferro, saucing for himself and the other heirs at law of Sidney Wishart and Wilhelmina Taliaferro, dec'd, heirs at law, &c., of Lieut. Thos. Wishart, of the revolutionary army. On the 11th of April, the Court heard two cases of Vaughn vs. the Commonwealth, and two of Caldwell vs. the Commonwealth.--Argued, the first two by Wm. H. Cook for the plaintiff, and by the Attorney-General for the Commonwealth; and in the second by Beverly R. Johnson for the plaintiff, and for the Commonwealth by the Attorney-General.--Case unde
Reported for the Richmond Dispatch.the War bill in the Pennsylvania Legislature. Harrisburg, Pa., April 12. --The war bill passed both Houses to-night, without amendment. Gov. Curtin was in his office to sign it, and it is now a law. The Charleston war dispatches were announced in both Houses, producing a profound sensation. Mr. Smith, (Dem.,) in the House, after the announcement, changed his vote to "yea," for the war bill. All the other Democrats voted against it.