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The Daily Dispatch: December 5, 1860., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
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Fatal Affray. --Wm. Shannon, editor of the Visalia (Cal.) Delta, and Wm. Gouverneur Morris, a lawyer, residing in the same town, had a rencontre, growing out of a political controversy, on the 15th ult., during which Shannon was killed, after the parties had exchanged shots. Morris has been acquitted on the ground that he acted in self-defence. Fatal Affray. --Wm. Shannon, editor of the Visalia (Cal.) Delta, and Wm. Gouverneur Morris, a lawyer, residing in the same town, had a rencontre, growing out of a political controversy, on the 15th ult., during which Shannon was killed, after the parties had exchanged shots. Morris has been acquitted on the ground that he acted in self-defence.
declined on the same ground. Mr.--offered a resolution that the Chairman shall appoint the committees unless when the House shall order it otherwise. Mr. Morris, (Dem.,) of Ill., wished to offer an amendment, which he read for information, as follows: Resolved. That we are unalterably and immovably attached to theion of Lincoln or from other sources, to justify dissolution, and that we pledge our lives, fortuned and sacred honors to maintain it. Objection was made to Morris' resolution, that of Boteler being distinctly before the House. Mr. Barrett suggested that each committeeman be selected by the State delegations. Mr. K's resolution, as an amendment to Sherman's motion. Mr. Boteler wished to say that he would decline an appointment on the committee appointed under his resolution. Mr. Morris, of Ill., asked to introduce his resolution as above written, as a separate proposition. Objected to. The House adjourned at 3 o'clock.