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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 16,340 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 3,098 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 2,132 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 1,974 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 1,668 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 1,628 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1,386 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 1,340 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 1,170 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 1,092 0 Browse Search
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o put the captain of the Joseph in fear, and in this case there was no violence or threats proved. He then spoke of the question of variance as to the authority of Jefferson Davis to grant the commission to Captain Buker. He referred to the United States against Harrman in 19th Peters, where the prisoners were indicted for stealing a Treasury note for bearing one percent, interest, but it was found that it was to bear one mill per cent., objection was taken and the Court held that the variance was fatal. So is this case, he (Mr. Brady) contended that the indictment designating the commission as having been issued by one Jefferson Davis, without stating that he claimed to be President of the Confederate States, was a variance, and fatal. If the Government made war on the South, as the defence commands it did, by the acts of Mr. Lincoln, the South had a right to herself — to arm vessels had grant letter, of marque, and to oppose force to force. After some further argument Mr. Br
President, allow me to say, that the grief I feel at leaving it, after a service of forty two years, would be much greater, but for the fact that honor and justice do not dwell in the breasts of those who now control the naval service of the United States. I resign my commission in the United States Navy. Your obedient servant, E. B. Boutwell, Com. U. S. N. Since the writ of the issue of habeas corpus, a letter has been received, under flag of truce, from Mrs. Boutwell, now in Was sworn to by a former resident of Washington, who claimed to be perfectly familiar with both: Navy Department, 12th Aug., 1861. Sir --Your letter of the 31st ultimo, tendering your resignation as a Commander of the Navy of the United States, has been received. By direction of the President, your name has been stricken from the rolls of the Navy from the 31st July, 1861. I am respectfully, Gideon Welles. Mr. Edward B. Boutwell, Late Commandant U. S. Navy, Washi
Confederate States District Court. --Wm. Y. Hughes, indicted for uttering and passing counterfeit treasury notes, was arraigned for trial before Judge Halyburton yesterday.--The prisoner made a full confession in writing, and his counsel, Mr. Howison, addressed an earnest appeal to the jury on his behalf. After a short consultation, the jury brought in a verdict of guilty, and the Court took time to consider before deciding as to the extent of punishment to be awarded. Henry Tatum, ading as to the extent of punishment to be awarded. Henry Tatum, arrested on a similar charge, appeared and was discharged from his recognizance. In the case of the Confederate States against George W. McIntire, for the sequestration of property, an order was entered directing the defendant to pay over to the Receiver the sum of $191.92, due by him to alien enemies. Daniel Ratcliffe, formerly of Washington, and Tazewell Taylor, of Norfolk, qualified to practice law in this Court.
that the United war with the Confederate States of America. Wm. T. Joynes and James Lyone appeared for the defendant. A. E. Bunds objected to the section, and asked leave to file interrogatories. A debate took place in consequence, in which the several relation of the North and South were pretty freely canvassed. The Judge took time to consider of his decision. Commonwealth against P. D. Lipscomb, clerk of the Circuit Court of Prince William country Judgment entered in one case for a fine of $500 and coats, and in the second case for $50 and coats. This prosecution is for a failure on the part of the defendant to return a list of births, marriages, and deaths, as prescribed by act of Assembly. The Court adjourned to Saturday morning at 11 o'clock.
The Georgia Planters' Convention. Macon, Ga., Nov. 13. --The Georgia Planters' Convention have adopted resolutions endorsing the defensive position of the Government, and recommending a duty of 20 percent. on the productions of the United States. They also recommend to planters, should the war continue, and the present crop remain undisposed of, not to plant any cotton next spring, beyond enough to supply the wants of home consumption.
nd Redmond Benke, of Virginia, escaped from the military prison in which they were confined, and have eluded the vigilance of both the Provost Guard and the Metropolitan police. The army. Baron Von Hermann, an experienced officer of the staff of the Adjutant General of the Prussian army, has been appointed and Aide-de-camp, with the rank of Major, and assigned to the staff of General Wool. The Missouri State militia. Gov. Gamble has arranged with the Government that the United States shall arm, equip, clothe, transport, and pay the Missouri State militia who may volunteer for service within the State or in its immediate defence during the war. The details of the plan secure unity of action between the State and Union troops, and safety in disbursing money. Proceedings of the Railroad Convention. The Railroad Convention adjourned to day. All the companies between Washington and New York were represented, and also the War and Post-Office Departments, the forme
ke on Wednesday night, and by their own comrades, while on picket duty near Pobick Creek. Reception of the Swedish Minister by the President. Washington. Nov. 8. --The new Minister resident from Sweden and Norway, Edward, Count Piper, was presented to the President to-day by the Secretary of State. He addressed the President as follows: Mr. President: The King, my august sovereign, having vouch safed to name me as his minister resident near the Government of the United States of America, I have the honor to deliver the letters which accredit me near you, Mr. President, in such capacity. The King, my sovereign, having sincerely, at heart the desire of maintaining the good relations which have at all times subsisted between his kingdoms and the American Union, has ordered me to become, near you, Mr. President, the organ, and of the sentiments of the friendship which animate his Majesty, and of the value which his Majesty attaches to cultivating and cementing sti
rom appearances, his division — the left wing of the army — is to take a position at Budd's Ferry, nearer the river than they have heretofore occupied. On trial. Com. G. H. Scott, of the steamer Key Stone State, which returned to the United States from the pursuit of the privateer Sumter without orders, is now on trial before a naval court of inquiry in this city. Mr. Weston is Judge Advocate, and Mr. Christopher Judge, of this city, is counsel for Commodore Scott. It will be remembeUnited States from the pursuit of the privateer Sumter without orders, is now on trial before a naval court of inquiry in this city. Mr. Weston is Judge Advocate, and Mr. Christopher Judge, of this city, is counsel for Commodore Scott. It will be remembered that officer returned to the United States with a valuable prize which he had captured, alleging that he was advised to do so by army and navy officers, as Key West was strongly secession, and he did not like to take his prize in there