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The Daily Dispatch: December 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], Testaments and Tracts for the army in Missouri and Kentucky. (search)
1861. Editors Dispatch--I have made an arrangement with a publishing house in Nashville, Tennessee, by which the Confederate forces in the West may be supplied with religious reading. In no division of the Southern army is the destitution so appalling as in this — many regiments being almost entirely destitute of God's inspired word. The Colportage Board, at its recent meeting, directed me to make an appeal for funds with which to supply our brave men in the West. I expect to spend January and February in visiting some of the prominent points in the South, and the amounts which may be contributed will be used for this purpose, unless the donors wish them to be appropriated in some other way. Almost every day brings us some new instance in which the printed page has been of service to our soldiers. Thus far, more than three millions of pages have been published and distributed; but the fields are still white unto the harvest. Let all who have a heart to aid in such a cause s
The Daily Dispatch: December 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], Destruction of property in Washington county, Md. (search)
Recess of the General Assembly. --In accordance with a resolution passed by both Houses, the General Assembly will to-day adjourn over until the first Monday in January, and most of the members will go home to spend the Christmas holidays. It has been ascertained that this can be done without detriment to the public interest, and therefore nobody objects to the adherence to a "time honored custom" except the vendors of peanuts, horse-cakes, and hard-boiled eggs, who occupy the space near the statue of Washington in the rotunda. So far as we have had an opportunity of observing, the Senators and Representatives of Virginia are men of sober and sedate disposition — not liable to be led into temptation by the surroundings of the gay metropolis — and the sovereignty of the State may safely trust them here or elsewhere, during the holidays. We wish them, individually, a merry Christmas and a safe return to the nails of legislatio