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he might record his vote. Mr. Harvie, of Amelia, would with great pleasure vote against indefinite postponement, and for the resolution. Not that he thought or believed that the gentleman from Jefferson had done anything improper, but because he wanted to know if the Federal Government had done anything intended to coerce Virginia into submission in the event that she should be compelled to go out of the Union. He wanted Virginia to be prepared to meet the issue. Mr.Wickham, of Henrico, opposed the indefinite postponement of the resolution. He had good reason to believe that there were fewer United States soldiers in Virginia now than on the 6th of November. He wanted to have the public mind quieted on the subject, and to allay an agitation that had been artificially created, by sensation dispatches, in the minds of the people of the Commonwealth. After some further remarks by Mr. Tredway, Mr. Carlile withdrew his motion, and said he would content himself with voti
Auction Sale of valuable Real Estate in the city of Richmond and in Henrico county, Adjacent to said city, and five very young and likely Slaves. --As attorneys and agents for the parties interested, we shall sell, at public auction, the following very valuable Slaves and Real Estate belonging to the heirs of the late Mrs. Eliza Ann Goddin, who was a devisee under the will of her father, the late Major Hugh Davis, dec'd, on Thursday, the 28th day of February, 1861, at 12 o'clock M., in froets, fronting on the south side of Venable street 55 feet, running back 53 feet, having thereon a Brick and Framed Tenement, formerly used as a Store and Dwelling. At the same hour and place will be sold a lot containing about two Acres, in Henrico, on the Meadow Bridge road, near the residence of Albert A. Morris, Esq. And another lot near the above, containing about one Acre, on the cross road leading from the meadow Bridge road to the Mechanicsville Tollgate, and adjoining the Farm
Cavalry target practice. --The Henrico Light Dragoons, 40 strong, under command of Col. Davis, paraded on the 22d inst, as hereafter mentioned, near the city reservoir, for target practice. The prizes to be awarded to the best marksmen were three in number-- a saddle and bridle, presented by Mr. S. S. Contrell, and a saddle presented by trooper Wm. F. Mitchell. The first choice of saddles was won by private J. R. Roper; the second prize saddle rewarded the skill of private William Wayne, Jr., and the third (the bridle) that of Ord'ly Serg't J. R. Belcher. After bearing the verdict of the Judges, (Cols. Knight and Harrison, and Z. S. McGruder, Esq.,) the troop proceeded to Richmond, and were joined by the other county cavalry, the Verina. Troop, Capt. Mills, the two uniting with the First Regiment in celebrating the day. The whole number of Henrico dragoons, with the Virginia Troop inclusive, was 107. The total of cavalry in column, on the 22d, was upwards of 200. A very go
Mayor's Court. --Before the Mayor, on Saturday, the case of Adelaide, slave of Charles F. Suttle, charged with feloniously and maliciously setting fire to Lucy Exall's house was continued until to-day, as was the case of Isabella Bryan, for using insulting language to Mrs. Mary Harris. Case of B. F. Philip, for threatening to assault and beat M. J. Carter, was dismissed at the request and cost of the complainant. Ann M. Charles was punished for living in the city with Henrico papers.