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h of Mr. Tiles, we respecfully request that you will announce yourself a condidate. Very truly, yours, Wm. H. Macon, New Kent, Michael Gretter, Lewis Webb, Theo. Robertson, Orange Bewnet, George W. Smith, Peyton Johnston, Geo. W. Gilliam, P. K. Whith, C. J. Sinton, Ed. S. Forneyhough, Wm. H. Bocook, Jas. P. Heath, Wm. K. Watts, Wm. Gray, John W. Wright, A. A. Farlet, Wm. H. Roberts, of Richmond Howitzers, P. A. Hazall, I. H. Walse, Wm. Smith. miles Turpin, Milms C. Hggleston, Elijah Baker, Wm. L. Mc Inn, H. T. Pate, D. M. Robertson, Jas. A. Scott, Jas. Walsh, Samuel C. Donnan, For themselves and others. Richmond, January 28, 1862. Gentlemen: Sincerely grateful for the call which you, and many others of my fellow-citizens, have made upon me, I do not hesitate to annouce myself a candidate to represent our District in Congress. My duties in Congress will not permit me to go through the District a under other c
be properly cared for during the coming factor should it prove to be a severe one. We therefore earnestly request, that if the building is to be diverted from its present use — to wit: that of a hospital for our sick and wounded soldiers--it may at once be appropriated to the purposes for which it was erected, and not given up to be used as a prison for Yankees, or as has been suggested to us, as a place of deposit for the inmates of Castle Thunder. Wm. F. Taylor, Walter D. Blair, Miles Turpin, Overseers of the Poor for the City of Richmond. Mr. Hill favored the petition of General Winder because the city could not furnish the new alms-house. Mr. Griffin thought the house ought to be taken for the city poor. Messrs. Burr and Scott thought the city ought to take it if the Surgeon General would give it up. Mr. Hill was in favor of granting the application and offered a resolution turning the alms-house over to Gen. Winder by the consent of the Surgeon G
, and the 3d Presbyterian Churches, held a meeting for perfecting a plan which they had been privately considering for several weeks, to supply their poor with the necessaries of life the ensuing winter. The meeting organized by calling Mr. Miles Turpin to the chair, and appointing as Secretary Mr. Ro. E. Richardson. After a fervent and eloquent prayer by Rev. Dr. Edwards, the plan agreed upon by the ministers was submitted, discussed at length, and adopted. The following gentlemen were then elected permanent officers: President, Miles Turpin; Vice President, John M. Fergusson; Secretary, Ro. E. Richardson; Treasurer, A. Y. Stokes; Director for Trinity, Silas L. Johnson; for St. John's, Dr. John Knox; 3d Presbyterian, Geo. W. Allen; Leigh Street Baptist, Wm. Hayward; Union Station, Wm. Coulling. On motion, a resolution was adopted requesting the ministers of the several denominations there represented to take up collections at an early day for the cause in which the
Negro Thieves. --Wm. Stephens, a Petersburg free negro, here without papers, and having a bottle of brandy stolen from the Secession Club House; John and Isham, negro boatmen, stealing Confederate iron; and Lewis, slave to Turpin &Yarborough, stealing a watch from Joseph H. Brown, were all tried before the Mayor yesterday and sentenced to the lash.