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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wirt, William 1772-1834 (search)
Wirt, William 1772-1834 Jurist; born in Bladensburg, Md., Nov. 8, 1772; was left an orphan when he was eight years of age, with a small patrimony, and was reared and educated by an uncle. He began the practice of law at Culpeper Court-house, Va. In 1795 he married a daughter of Dr. George Gilmer, and settled near Charlottesville, Va., where he contracted dissipated habits, from the toils of which, it is said, he was released by hearing a sermon preached by Rev. James Waddell. In 1799 he was chosen clerk of the Virginia House of Delegates, and in 1802 was appointed chancellor of the eastern district of Virginia. Very soon afterwards he resigned the office, and settled in Norfolk in the practice of his profession. He had lately written a series of letters under the title of The British spy, which were published in the Richmond Argus, and gave him a literary reputation. Published in collected form, they have passed through many editions. The next year he published a series of e
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Terry's Brigade, formerly John M. Jones's. (search)
David Huff, A. J. Howell, Private J. T. Lockhart, Thomas Lingell, G. F. Ponds, A. B. S. Ruscoe, John W. Thomas, J. L. Beverly, Henry J. Willoughby. Co. I. Sergeant John J. Dabbs, Benj. F. Gulledge, Private John Ballard, Elias Barnes, Alex'r Boswell, John Chewning, John Dees, Moore Dean, J. R. Dunn, D. J. Green, Elijah Gulledge, E. F. Henry, J. M. Henry, Private M. L. Harkey, N. G. Jones, John Jones, Jo. Moore, S. A. Short, W. H. Robards, James Waddell, Jno. T. Waddell, Eli Watson, A. B. Wheeless, Leven Woollen, J. C. Ballard. Co. K. 1st Sergeant J. M. Gilly, Corporal J. A. Phifer, Private W. Atkinson, L. M. Clenny, J. H. Davis, F. E. Flake, E. W. Jerman, Henry Moore, J. B. Tarlton, J. Ties, C. E. Tucker, T. A. White. [164] Forty-fifth North Carolina Regiment. Field and Staff. Sergeant-Major Jno. A. Branner, Q. M. Sergeant W. S. Martin. Ord. Sergeant Jas. M. Long, Co. A. Sergeant T. P. Pat
James Waddell, book-keeper in the house of Moss, Trigg & Semple, of Louisville, committed suicide on Wednesday last, by throwing himself from the third story of the store.
lliam, slave of Samuel and William, slave of A F Gooch, charged with breaking into the house of Mrs. Mary Harris, in the night time, and stealing two bombazine dresses, valued at $300, the property of Mrs Harris; and Rose, slave of Holman Duval, arrested for stealing a lot of boots and shoes, valued at $500, the property of Charles Ullinan. Burwell, slave of Richard Adams, charged with stealing a lot of cigars, tobacco, pipes, sugar, brushes, and candy, from some person unknown; Betsey Green, free negro, in the city with Henrico papers, charged with harboring a slave in her house; Robert Cole, a free negro, with improper papers, charged with stealing twenty packages of ground coffee, the property of the Confederate States; Virginia A Rik, a free negro, charged with permitting James, a slave, to remain in her house without permission from his owner, and James, slave of James Waddell, charged with being in the house of Virginia Rix without a pass, were all ordered to be whipped.