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Virginia (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 107
earnestly invite them to join us in the effort to get rid of the horrible oppression from which we have suffered for the last twelve months; and, 4th. Resolved, That we earnestly appeal to our brethren in our midst, who have adopted the heresy of secession, to return to their allegiance, feeling confident that our Government has no desire to deprive them of any of their former rights and privileges; and, 5th. Resolved, That in the opinion of this meeting the true interest of the State of Virginia demands that her citizens in the East should, without delay, enter into a recognition of the government established in the western section of the State; and, 6th. Be it further Resolved, That we appeal to the Government, to extend a support and protection to us in this period of distress; and, 7th. Resolved, That a Committee of two be appointed to carry out the provisions of the sixth section of these resolutions. In accordance with the last resolution, Messrs. Clements and C
Portsmouth, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 107
Doc. 101.-Union meeting at Portsmouth, Va. A large and enthusiastic meeting of the citizens of Portsmouth, was held at Oxford Hall, Thursday afternoon, May twenty-second, 1862. Capt. Johannes Watson was unanimously chosen to preside, and R. G. Staples Secretary of the meeting. The following gentlemen were appointed a Committee to draft suitable resolutions, to be acted upon by the meeting: Messrs. James Clements, George R. Boush, Philip Thomas, Henry Burrows and Robert Petitt. DPortsmouth, was held at Oxford Hall, Thursday afternoon, May twenty-second, 1862. Capt. Johannes Watson was unanimously chosen to preside, and R. G. Staples Secretary of the meeting. The following gentlemen were appointed a Committee to draft suitable resolutions, to be acted upon by the meeting: Messrs. James Clements, George R. Boush, Philip Thomas, Henry Burrows and Robert Petitt. During the absence of the Committee, the Michigan brass band enlivened the occasion with the National airs, Hail Columbia, and The Star-Spangled Banner. The Committee, through its Chairman, Mr. Clements, reported the following preamble and resolutions, which were unanimously adopted: Whereas, A convention of delegates, elected by the people of Virginia, assembled in Richmond, did, in secret session, contrary to the expressed desire of their constituents, pass certain resolves, declaring the
United States (United States) (search for this): chapter 107
people of the State absolved from their allegiance to the Federal Government, and connecting them with a so-called Southern Confederacy; and Whereas The so-called Southern Confederacy has waged a treasonable war upon the Government of the United States, without just cause or provocation, forcing our citizens, contrary to their desire, to take up arms against their country, involving us in ruin, and bringing destruction on our families and friends, causing wide-spread desolation in our midstuty to yield the Government a hearty support in its effort to suppress insurrection, and put down rebellion most effectually and in the shortest time; and, 3d. Resolved, That we believe a majority of the people of Virginia are loyal to the United States, but have been deceived by ambitious leaders at home, and driven into rebellion by an armed mob from abroad; consequently we earnestly invite them to join us in the effort to get rid of the horrible oppression from which we have suffered for
Washington (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 107
d, without delay, enter into a recognition of the government established in the western section of the State; and, 6th. Be it further Resolved, That we appeal to the Government, to extend a support and protection to us in this period of distress; and, 7th. Resolved, That a Committee of two be appointed to carry out the provisions of the sixth section of these resolutions. In accordance with the last resolution, Messrs. Clements and Collins were appointed a Committee to proceed to Washington and present a petition, which was read by the Secretary, and opened for signers. During the signing of the petition the band played National and other airs, to the great satisfaction of all present. On motion it was Resolved, That Government be requested to administer the oath to our city authorities, and in the event of refusal by them to subscribe to the same, that legal steps be taken to remove them. On motion the meeting adjourned, and, headed by the band, a large concourse
Johannes Watson (search for this): chapter 107
Doc. 101.-Union meeting at Portsmouth, Va. A large and enthusiastic meeting of the citizens of Portsmouth, was held at Oxford Hall, Thursday afternoon, May twenty-second, 1862. Capt. Johannes Watson was unanimously chosen to preside, and R. G. Staples Secretary of the meeting. The following gentlemen were appointed a Committee to draft suitable resolutions, to be acted upon by the meeting: Messrs. James Clements, George R. Boush, Philip Thomas, Henry Burrows and Robert Petitt. Dlayed National and other airs, to the great satisfaction of all present. On motion it was Resolved, That Government be requested to administer the oath to our city authorities, and in the event of refusal by them to subscribe to the same, that legal steps be taken to remove them. On motion the meeting adjourned, and, headed by the band, a large concourse of citizens formed in procession, and marched through the principal streets. Johannes Watson, President. R. G. Staples, Secretary.
J. T. Collins (search for this): chapter 107
rginia demands that her citizens in the East should, without delay, enter into a recognition of the government established in the western section of the State; and, 6th. Be it further Resolved, That we appeal to the Government, to extend a support and protection to us in this period of distress; and, 7th. Resolved, That a Committee of two be appointed to carry out the provisions of the sixth section of these resolutions. In accordance with the last resolution, Messrs. Clements and Collins were appointed a Committee to proceed to Washington and present a petition, which was read by the Secretary, and opened for signers. During the signing of the petition the band played National and other airs, to the great satisfaction of all present. On motion it was Resolved, That Government be requested to administer the oath to our city authorities, and in the event of refusal by them to subscribe to the same, that legal steps be taken to remove them. On motion the meeting ad
James Clements (search for this): chapter 107
G. Staples Secretary of the meeting. The following gentlemen were appointed a Committee to draft suitable resolutions, to be acted upon by the meeting: Messrs. James Clements, George R. Boush, Philip Thomas, Henry Burrows and Robert Petitt. During the absence of the Committee, the Michigan brass band enlivened the occasion with the National airs, Hail Columbia, and The Star-Spangled Banner. The Committee, through its Chairman, Mr. Clements, reported the following preamble and resolutions, which were unanimously adopted: Whereas, A convention of delegates, elected by the people of Virginia, assembled in Richmond, did, in secret session, contraryolved, That a Committee of two be appointed to carry out the provisions of the sixth section of these resolutions. In accordance with the last resolution, Messrs. Clements and Collins were appointed a Committee to proceed to Washington and present a petition, which was read by the Secretary, and opened for signers. During th
. Capt. Johannes Watson was unanimously chosen to preside, and R. G. Staples Secretary of the meeting. The following gentlemen were appointed a Committee to draft suitable resolutions, to be acted upon by the meeting: Messrs. James Clements, George R. Boush, Philip Thomas, Henry Burrows and Robert Petitt. During the absence of the Committee, the Michigan brass band enlivened the occasion with the National airs, Hail Columbia, and The Star-Spangled Banner. The Committee, through its Chairman, Mr. Clements, reported the following preamble and resolutions, which were unanimously adopted: Whereas, A convention of delegates, elected by the people of Virginia, assembled in Richmond, did, in secret session, contrary to the expressed desire of their constituents, pass certain resolves, declaring the people of the State absolved from their allegiance to the Federal Government, and connecting them with a so-called Southern Confederacy; and Whereas The so-called Southern Confederac
Henry Burrows (search for this): chapter 107
Doc. 101.-Union meeting at Portsmouth, Va. A large and enthusiastic meeting of the citizens of Portsmouth, was held at Oxford Hall, Thursday afternoon, May twenty-second, 1862. Capt. Johannes Watson was unanimously chosen to preside, and R. G. Staples Secretary of the meeting. The following gentlemen were appointed a Committee to draft suitable resolutions, to be acted upon by the meeting: Messrs. James Clements, George R. Boush, Philip Thomas, Henry Burrows and Robert Petitt. During the absence of the Committee, the Michigan brass band enlivened the occasion with the National airs, Hail Columbia, and The Star-Spangled Banner. The Committee, through its Chairman, Mr. Clements, reported the following preamble and resolutions, which were unanimously adopted: Whereas, A convention of delegates, elected by the people of Virginia, assembled in Richmond, did, in secret session, contrary to the expressed desire of their constituents, pass certain resolves, declaring the
R. G. Staples (search for this): chapter 107
. 101.-Union meeting at Portsmouth, Va. A large and enthusiastic meeting of the citizens of Portsmouth, was held at Oxford Hall, Thursday afternoon, May twenty-second, 1862. Capt. Johannes Watson was unanimously chosen to preside, and R. G. Staples Secretary of the meeting. The following gentlemen were appointed a Committee to draft suitable resolutions, to be acted upon by the meeting: Messrs. James Clements, George R. Boush, Philip Thomas, Henry Burrows and Robert Petitt. Duringlayed National and other airs, to the great satisfaction of all present. On motion it was Resolved, That Government be requested to administer the oath to our city authorities, and in the event of refusal by them to subscribe to the same, that legal steps be taken to remove them. On motion the meeting adjourned, and, headed by the band, a large concourse of citizens formed in procession, and marched through the principal streets. Johannes Watson, President. R. G. Staples, Secretary.
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