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The Daily Dispatch: February 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], Going to jail on a Speculation. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 13, 1861., [Electronic resource], Building in Northern cities. (search)
Railroad Accident. Norfolk, Feb. 12. --Last night an engine and three empty cars ran into the South branch of the Elizabeth river, through the open draw. The engineer was deceived by a signal. No one was seriously hurt.
General Assembly of VirginiaExtra session.]Senate. MondayMarch 4, 1861. Senate called to order at 11 o'clock, Lieut, Gov. Montague in the Chair. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Moorman of the Methodist Church. Bills Reported.--By Mr. Logan, to amending and re-enacting the 10th section of an act passed January 5, 1803, entitled an act to establish a draw-bridge over the Eastern branch of Elizabeth River, within the county of Norfolk, and for other purposes; by Mr. Paxton, to incorporate the Virginia Canal Company and to transfer the rights and franchises of the Jamas River and Kanawha Company thereto; by Mr. Neal, to incorporate the Silver Run Mining and Manufacturing Company: by Mr. Rives, to amending the 3d section of chapter 7th of the Code; by Mr. Christian, for the relief of Thomas M. Hundley, Commissioner of the Revenue of the county of Matthews. Bill Rejected--Refunding to Abner Anthony, Sr., taxes erroneously paid into the treasury, and to authorize the re-asse
The Captures at Old Point. --It appears that the schooner G. M. Smith, reported yesterday as having been seized Wednesday, by order of Flag-officer Pendergrast, had left N. York for Wilmington, N. C., on the 2d April with an assorted cargo, including a lot of gun carriages, for citizens of North Carolina, and put into the Elizabeth River on the 24th, short of provisions, &c. She hoisted a signal of distress and the steam-tug Young America, belonging to Messrs. Baker, started to her relief from Norfolk. A large launch carrying a swivel, was also sent to her from the U. S. ship Cumberland, the flag-ship of Com. Pendergrast, then lying off Hampton bar. A shot was fired across the Young America from the launch, and afterwards one from the Cumberland, which struck the tug on her bow. Both vessels were then captured. The plea of Com. Pendergrast for this unlawful seizure of the private property of citizens of two States (one of which has taken, as yet, no official steps tow
The Daily Dispatch: may 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], Determined to escape. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: may 11, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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The Daily Dispatch: may 17, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Torpedoes and Submarine batteries. We are happy to be informed that, among the other defences of the Elizabeth and Nansemond rivers, are these admirable contrivances for giving an unexpected hoist to an invading fleet. In one place, we are informed the work is of a character that would damage seriously the largest squadron that ever floated on the waters. It is also said that the same contrivance either have been or are about to be arranged at various places along the coast. The batteries around Norfolk are in tip-top condition, and any demonstration upon that point will be met in a manner that will make the eyes of the next generation of Virginians sparkle with delight when they open that illumined page of her history.
The Daily Dispatch: may 21, 1861., [Electronic resource],
and the Mr. Janney Berkeley meeting. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: may 23, 1861., [Electronic resource], The
battle of Buena Vista. (search)