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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 0 Browse Search
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At a Meeting of the people of the county of Hanover, held at Hanover Court-House, on Tuesday, the 24th September, 1861. being court day, on motion. Major Thomas Doswell was called to the chair, and Wm. O. Winston chosen Secretary. Whereupon Col. James Lyons being nominated. And there being no one else is nomination, and the sense of the people being taken, Col. James Lyons was unanimously nominated as a candidate for a seat in the next Confederate Congress from this district. On motion, Dr. John R. Garnett, of the county of Hanover, was unanimously nominated as a candidate for a seat in the State Senate for the district of which this county terms a part to fill the by the resignation of Williams C. On motion John M. Taijverro was unanimously nominated to represent this county in the next to fill the vacancy On motion, it was Resolved. That the Secretary forward a copy of these to Col. James Lyons and to Dr. John. Garnett, with the request accept
at Matamoras. This concession is said to have been extended on account of the blockade of the Southern ports, and, if actually made, may be of considerable service to the inhabitants of Texas. Sword Presentation to Gen. Jeff. Thompson--characteristic Acknowledgment. Some of the citizens of Memphis, Tenn., recently presented Gen. Jeff. Thompson with a sword and pair of pistols, in response to which he sends the following characteristic letter. Gen. T. and his faithful old ally, Indian John, were both in Memphian Wednesday: Headquarters 1st Mid, Dist. S. M. G., Camp Belmont, Sept. 20th, 1861. Gentlemen: A few Memphis Patriot: Your kind and appropriate present of a sword and pair of revolvers, by the hands of my old schoolmate, Charley Stephenson, is received, and I sincerely thank you for the gift and the compliment. I have heretofore had to fight the enemy with my pen and tongue, but with borrowed sword and pistol. I can now let in on them in the good old fash