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The Daily Dispatch: April 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], Evening session. (search)
The charter election near at hand, and old Jefferson Ward has not seceded from the city of Richmond. We beg leave to present to the voters of that ward the following gentlemen for Councilmen and Aldermen: For Councilmen: R. O. Haskins W. H. Richardson, J. H. Greanor, N. B. Hill, Jas. M. Talbott, For Aldermen: W. Taylor, A. F. Picet, C. B. Hill, George E. Sadler, R. D. Sanxay. mh 26--dide Jefferson Ward.
The Daily Dispatch: April 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Southern
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The Daily Dispatch: April 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], Resisting a
United States Consul. (search)
Councilmen and Aldermen. Jefferson Ward.--Councilmen: N. B. Hill. 550; R. O. Haskins, 545; Jno. H. Greanor, 521; A. Y. Stokes, 388. Aldermen: Wm. Taylor, 533; C. B. Hill, 574; R. D. Sanxay, 573; G. E. Sadler, 548; A. F. Picot, 462; J. M. Higgins, 382; E. A. J. Clopton, 309; N. M. Lee, 263; G. W. Allen, 295; Jno. Hagan, 161; T. J. Starke, 262. Madison Ward.--Councilmen: George K. Crutchfield, 850; James A. Scott, 832; D. J. Burr, 790; P. R. Grattan, 752; Thomas H. Wynne, 573. Aldermen: R. M. Burton, 1,082; J. J. Binford, 1,065; James Bray, 1,049; Jas. K. Caskie, 1,019; W. B. Smith, 631. Monroe Ward.--Councilmen: D. J. Saunders, 896; L. W. Glazebrook, 863; S. D. Denton, 731; Fleming Griffin, 729; Thomas G. Epps, 690. Aldermen: all of the old officers are elected.
The Daily Dispatch: April 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], From the
The Council Committee on contested Elections held a meeting on Monday, and examined testimony in regard to the contest for the post of Alderman from Jefferson Ward. Mr. John M. Higgins, who received 382 votes, contested the return of Mr. Wm. Taylor, who received 531, on the ground that at the time of election the latter was not a resident of the city or ward from which he was returned.-- The committee, as we learn, reported unanimously that the temporary absence of Mr. Taylor from his usohn M. Higgins, who received 382 votes, contested the return of Mr. Wm. Taylor, who received 531, on the ground that at the time of election the latter was not a resident of the city or ward from which he was returned.-- The committee, as we learn, reported unanimously that the temporary absence of Mr. Taylor from his usual residence did not impair his right of election. The report will be handed in at the next meeting of the Common Council, and the case will then be disposed of by that body.
The Daily Dispatch: June 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], "What are we fighting For?" (search)
Printers' ink. --Messrs. Taylor & Hargrove, who not long since established a printing ink manufactory at the corner of Adams and Leigh streets, in this city, have gotten the same in full operation, and are daily turning out fine specimens of blue, green, red and black printing ink. When the Yankees initiated the present difficulties, they feverishly imagined that the want of the above article would necessarily stop all the "rebel" presses between Maryland and the Rio Grande. They will ere long find out they have been as much mistaken in all their other calculations as in this.
The Daily Dispatch: June 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Madness of the
Hustings Court. --The monthly term of this tribunal commenced yesterday, when the following business was transacted--Alderman Sanxay presiding: St. Geo. Peachy's account for holding inquests from 14th January, 1861, to 27th April, 1861, was certified and ordered to be paid.--Also, an account of the visitors to the several Tobacco Warehouses of this city. The certificate of the election of Wm. Taylor as Alderman, was returned to the Court and filed. Nolle prosequis were entered in the case of Beverly Bloomer and Geo. Bloomer, charged with felony, and in the case of Caroline Cart and Caroline Cates, presented for misdemeanor. The Sergeant was directed to summon fifteen petty jurymen to-day to try misdemeanor cases.
The Daily Dispatch: August 20, 1861., [Electronic resource], Sword found at
Rich Mountain. (search)
Sword found at Rich Mountain. --Among the things the Federals picked up at Rich Mountain was a sword bearing the following inscription. It is in the possession of an Indiana Colonel of the name of Sullivan: The blade is inscribed as follows: "In testimony of the intrepidity and valor of Midshipman William Taylor, in two successive actions of the United States frigate Constitution, in which were captured the British frigate Guerriere, on the 14th of August, 1812, and the British frigate Java, on the 29th of December, 1812, the State of Virginia bestows this sword."
The Daily Dispatch: September 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], A Congress of Artists. (search)
A Congress of Artists. --There has been an Artists' Congress held at Antwerp. The city was host, and among the invited guests were Victor Hugo, Amedee Achard, Jules Simon, the King of Sweden, the King of Bavaria, Baron Taylor, members of the French Conservatoire, the Theatre Francais, the University, Edmond About, Gudin the painter, James Ferguson, Digby Wyatt, and other noted people from England, Belgium, Denmark, France and Germany, to the number of 1200. Every one of the invited guests was befitted on a Flemish household, and the hospitality of the inhabitants was unstinted. Processions, meetings, balls, discussions, speeches, and banquets, filled up the time.