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, and we are very certain it is not peace. This may be understood from the magazine article of Gilmore. It is rendered still more apparent by the circular of Mr. Benjamin. Whether Mr. Benjamin took the best method of making his testimony known to the world, we do not undertake to say. What was important was the testimony itMr. Benjamin took the best method of making his testimony known to the world, we do not undertake to say. What was important was the testimony itself. How it came out, and in what form it was presented to the world, is perfectly immaterial. It establishes beyond the shadow of a doubt the fact that these men were in possession of Lincoln's views, and that they came here with his sanction and in compliance with his wishes. In a word, it completely establishes the determinhe can hold on to the power which he now wields; for he knows, or ought to know, that the terms he offers are such as neither we can submit to nor he enforce. Mr. Benjamin's letter has completely put it out of his power to pretend an anxiety for peace, and in so doing has spiked his gun, as a contemporary expresses it, so effectu
George B. McClellan. --The Charleston Courier says it is stated that McClellan was born in Columbia, South Carolina, and that his second name, Benjamin, was given for an uncle, Benjamin Harrison, of that city, and desires information from some correspondent on the point.
Hustings Court, yesterday. --Joseph Johnson, charged with the murder of Benjamin DcLorme at the house of Catherine Blankinship, a week or two since, was discharged.--Benjamin, slave of John H. Gentry, charged with robbing Mrs. Martha Meyer of a lot of ready-made clothing and several thousand dollars in gold, silver and jewelry, was sentenced to be hung on the 21st of October; the same negro was ordered to receive thirty-nine stripes, on the charge of stealing two trunks from Edward Lousford.--James, slave of Charles Talbott, and Sam, slave of William H. Lewis, were charged with entering by force the house of William H. Cox, and after examination of witnesses James was acquitted and Sam was ordered thirty-nine lashes. --William S. Isaacs, charged with stealing a horse belonging to the Confederate States, was sent on before Judge Lyons's court.--Mary, slave of John Brook, charged with stealing money and papers from Henry Klein, was discharged — after which the court adjourned till
Death of a prominent Jurist. --Judge P. E. Bonford, of the Supreme Court of Louisiana, died the latter part of August in Western Louisiana: Previous to the breaking out of the war he was a partner of Mr. Benjamin, now Secretary of State.--He was a member of the Convention through whose action Louisiana seceded from the late Union. He afterwards joined the army and served for two years as aide-de-camp on the staff of Lieutenant-General Dick Taylor, which position he resigned last spring to accept that of Justice of the Supreme Court.
prising it never occurred to these Germans when they were buying Yankee stocks at a discount of fifty and seventy-five per cent. It did not, however; and the trade continuing as brisk as ever, the Secretary of State for the Confederate States, Mr. Benjamin, in a dispatch to Mr. A. Dudley Mann, Confederate agent at Brussels, undertakes to enlighten them by an analysis of the Yankee financial condition derived from the statements of their own Treasury Department. It is remarkably clear, comprehenalready been reached, while it is certain that the war cannot be conducted further without adding at least two millions and a quarter per diem and probably a much larger sum. How these German gentlemen are to get their money is their lookout. Mr. Benjamin does not think their prospects very bright, if we may judge from the two subjoined paragraphs: "The facts thus presented demonstrate that, if the United States persist, as is now threatened, in carrying on the war for another year, the bu
The Daily Dispatch: December 29, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Yankee spy system — a Characteristic History of the Excursion of a gentleman. (search)
ned he was armed with the Jew Benjamin's celebrated circular on "American Finances," which was to have the effect of utterly ruining American credit. This has been translated in German, Hebrew, or Chaldaic, and distributed among the brethren of Benjamin's faith, and circulated quite extensively for this purpose. We fear it will be all labor lost, as the "Germans will not read anything on that side of the question. So Benjamin's epistle will be harmless as the Pope's bull against the country. Benjamin's epistle will be harmless as the Pope's bull against the country. On Sunday, which was the 20th of November, the rebel commissioner ventured out to hear the news. The Boston steamer, the Canada, with news of the 9th instant, the day of the President's election, was expected, and he inquired persons speaking English what the news was. No steamer was telegraphed that day. Again on Monday he forth, making many inquiries about American news, which he seemed to be awaiting. He asked several strangers whether or not Lincoln was re-elected; but about n
Virginia Legislature. [Extra session.] Senate. Saturday, February 18, 1865. The Senate was called to order at 11 o'clock. Prayer by Rev. Dr. Peterkin. A communication was received from the House of Delegates announcing that they had agreed to the joint resolution requiring the Board of Supervisors of Salt to furnish information as to contracts for supplying salt to the Confederates Government; also, the Senate bill entitled an act to legalize the ferry of Benjamin Figet, at Dunkirk, King and Queen County. House joint resolution provision for the appointment of a committee to visit Chimborazo Hospital and inquire into the condition of the sick and wounded Virginia soldiers thereat, and to take into consideration the best means to be adopted for their comfort and general welfare, was read by the clerk. An amendment was offered by Mr. Christian, of Middlesex, recommending a conference between the committees from the two Houses of the General Assembly and the C
g provisions for their army in the vicinity of Charlotte inlet. The St. Albans Raiders. A telegram from Montreal, the 15th says: The rebel messenger from Richmond was examined before the court to-day, when the counsel for the prisoners produced the muster-rolls of the Confederate army, in which the names of the prisoners appear. He also produced copies of a letter of instructions to Captain Young, dated June 18, 1864, signed by-Mr. Seddon, all of which are certified to by Mr. Benjamin, under the "Confederate" seal. This paper, from the Confederate Secretary of State, the witness said he received from the Secretary of State on the 4th instant, and he affixed his signature to it in his presence. The witness also stated that Mr. Davis expressed surprise at the result of the Burley case. The Yankee cotton fleet. The United States steamers Flag and Wayanda, which sailed from Port Royal on the 8th instant as part convoy to twenty-four vessels, laden with General S
Castle Thunder Items. --The following commitments were made to Castle Thunder yesterday by order of Captain Doswell, assistant provost-marshal: Michael Kehoe and James McKenney, citizens of Richmond, and Sarah and Bettie, slaves of Mr. Robbins, of Richmond; Burton, slave of Major Page; Jim Brown, Joe Harris and Jones Brown, free negroes; Tom Gray, slave of William Greanor; Benjamin, slave of Major V. Bennett; Harry and Jane White, slaves of William Hatcher, of Chesterfield; Delilah, slave of Nancy Byrd; Maria Perry and Julius, slaves of Maria Hatcher, of Chesterfield; and America, slave of Robert Michaels, charged with attempting to go North. H. W. Ware, member of the Third Virginia cavalry, was also consigned to that institution on the charge of aiding in the escape of slaves to the enemy.
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