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Resignation of a Clergyman. --We regret to learn that the Rev. Mr. Butler, the estimable and eloquent Rector of St. John's Church, has tendered his resignation of that charge, in consequence of impaired health. We fear it will be difficult to supply his place with a minister so acceptable to the congregation.
The Daily Dispatch: December 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], Important from Mississippi sound — large Lincoln force on Ship Island — immense reinforcements expected. (search)
Those now on Ship Island are under command of Col. Phelps, he being the senior colonel, and is said to be a rank Abolitionist. The Quartermaster-General is Col. Butler, brother to Gen. Butler, who is the Commander of the expedition, and is looked for daily. Col. Phelps (before Capt. Legarde left the island) had a proclamationGen. Butler, who is the Commander of the expedition, and is looked for daily. Col. Phelps (before Capt. Legarde left the island) had a proclamation ready to send on shore. It was so rapidly abolition that the Commander of the fleet had refused to allow any of the boats from the fleet to go ashore with it, and orders had been given if any of the army boats attempted to go ashore with a view of distributing the proclamation to sink the boats. Copies of it had been sent North for the Northern papers, and a steamer had been dispatched to overhaul the vessel that had the copies on board. As soon as Gen. Picayune Butler arrives, he will, it is said, issue a proclamation much more moderate in tone. The expedition is to be about 40,000 strong, and it is to be well supported by light-draught gunboats o