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The Daily Dispatch: January 9, 1865., [Electronic resource], Runaway--one Thousand Dollars reward. (search)
Runaway--one Thousand Dollars reward. --Ran away, on Friday, December 30, a Negro Boy, about twenty-five years old, named Hampton Johnson. He is about five feet six inches in height; weighs about one hundred and thirty pounds; black; a good many of his jaw teeth are out; and inclined to be delicate. I purchased him about three years ago from William Garnett. His wife lives on Seventeenth street, near Austin's grocery. He can read and write remarkably well. He has been working in my foundry as a mechanic. I will pay one Thousand Dollars reward if taken within the enemy's lines, or Five Hundred Dollars if within our lines, and delivered to Hill, Dickinson & Co. W. B. Cook, Founder, Eighth street, near Main. ja 4--6t*
Virginia Legislature.[extra session.] Senate. Saturday, January 7, 1865. The Senate was called to order by Mr. Johnson, of Bedford, President pro tem. Prayer by Rev. Dr. Leyburn. A communication was received from the House of Delegates announcing that body had passed a resolution referring a communication received from the County Court of Madison, asking the suspension of impressments in that county, to a joint committee, to consider and report on the same. The Senate appointed Messrs. Newman, of Madison; Tayloe, of King George, and Wiley, as the co-operating committee with the House. The Senate agreed to a resolution passed by the House of Delegates providing for the appointment of a committee of five on the part of the House and three on the part of the Senate to call on Mr. Edmund Bruce with a view of ascertaining whether the life-size portrait of General R. E. Lee, now being completed by him, can be purchased for the State of Virginia, and thereupon the Pr