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Fauquier (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 23
ilroad between Strasburg and Winchester. This gave rise to the principal discussion of the day. It was participated in by Messrs. Conrad, Jas. Barsour, Scott of Fauquier, Harvey, Fisher, Morton, (who desired a secret session — but the intimation was generally scouted throughout the hall,) Borst, Goggin, Slaughter, and others. A ced by the State, to pay the duties on the iron purchased by said road, taking a mortgage on said road for the repayment of the sum so loaned. Mr. Scott, of Fauquier, submitted a resolution providing that the Committee on Military Affairs inquire into the propriety of vacating all commissions of militia officers in the Common, and delivered a patriotic and eloquent speech in favor of his motion. It was amended so as to make the adjournment sine die; but, on motion of R. E. Scott, of Fauquier, the whole subject was laid on the table. A resolution was, on motion of Mr. Woods, referred to a select committee of five, canceling all debts, bonds, &c.,
Stephens (Georgia, United States) (search for this): article 23
erate Navy was read, giving the names of officers in the Provisional Navy of Virginia who were either undergraded or not appointed in the Confederate Navy. We believe this communication should have been reserved for a secret session. And therefore refrain from copying the list. This communication was referred to James Barbour's Committee on Confederate Relations. On motion of Wm. P. Cecil, the name of Scott county was ordered to be changed to Davis county, and Buchanan county to Stephens county. The motion, however, was not finally acted upon, but was ordered to be printed. When it comes up it will go through like a breeze. Mr. Leaks submitted a resolution, which was appropriately referred, exempting persons employed in the mines of the Commonwealth from military duty. Mr. McComas, in view of the invasion of the State and the actual hostilities now forced upon us, favored an adjournment from next Monday till December, and delivered a patriotic and eloquent speech i
Fort Bedford (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): article 23
ivered a patriotic and eloquent speech in favor of his motion. It was amended so as to make the adjournment sine die; but, on motion of R. E. Scott, of Fauquier, the whole subject was laid on the table. A resolution was, on motion of Mr. Woods, referred to a select committee of five, canceling all debts, bonds, &c., of traitors to Virginia, though Mr. L. S. Hall thought that hemp would be a more proper remedy for such flagrant treason as the resolution comprehended. Mr. Goods, of Bedford, called up an ordinance authorizing County Courts to provide for the families of volunteers — to supply uniform and arms; which was adopted after undergoing several amendments, the principal of which was that the Banks of the State are authorized to purchase such bonds as said courts may issue, or have heretofore issued for this purpose. Mr. James Barbour moved that the injunction of secrecy be removed from an ordinance adopted yesterday in secret session. Be it ordained, That the
Strasburg, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 23
th were referred. The regular business of the day was the ordinance authorizing the Convention to advance a subsidy of $125,000 in aid of a railroad between Strasburg and Winchester. This gave rise to the principal discussion of the day. It was participated in by Messrs. Conrad, Jas. Barsour, Scott of Fauquier, Harvey, Fisherut the intimation was generally scouted throughout the hall,) Borst, Goggin, Slaughter, and others. A motion to lay upon the table was lost — yeas 34, nays 56. Strasburg was now evidently triumphant, and the discomfited forces were driven to a rally for the decisive fight. Amendments and substitutes were offered — affecting speemitted by Mr. Slaughter. Be it ordained, That the Manassas Gap Railroad Company be and are hereby authorised to extend their road from some point at or near Strasburg to connect with the railroad at or near Winchester. If the Major General in command of the Confederate forces in this Commonwealth regards the construction of t
Davis County (Utah, United States) (search for this): article 23
er from Secretary Mallory of the Confederate Navy was read, giving the names of officers in the Provisional Navy of Virginia who were either undergraded or not appointed in the Confederate Navy. We believe this communication should have been reserved for a secret session. And therefore refrain from copying the list. This communication was referred to James Barbour's Committee on Confederate Relations. On motion of Wm. P. Cecil, the name of Scott county was ordered to be changed to Davis county, and Buchanan county to Stephens county. The motion, however, was not finally acted upon, but was ordered to be printed. When it comes up it will go through like a breeze. Mr. Leaks submitted a resolution, which was appropriately referred, exempting persons employed in the mines of the Commonwealth from military duty. Mr. McComas, in view of the invasion of the State and the actual hostilities now forced upon us, favored an adjournment from next Monday till December, and deliv
United States (United States) (search for this): article 23
e committee, with instructions to "enlarge their record." Mr. Holcombe reported an ordinance adopting, in the name of Virginia, the Constitution of the Confederate States. Mr. Bowyer submitted a minority report. Both were referred. The regular business of the day was the ordinance authorizing the Convention to advance abe apprehended and secured, or may compel to depart from this State, all suspicious subjects or citizens of any foreign State or power, at war with the Confederate States of America, or from which hostile designs against the Confederate States of America are apprehended by the President thereof; and the Governor may send for the peConfederate States of America are apprehended by the President thereof; and the Governor may send for the person or papers of any foreigner within this State, in order to obtain information to enable him to act in such cases. On motion, the Convention adjourned to 10 o'clock to-morrow. P. S.--We omitted, in our report of the proceedings at the Spotswood House, published in our issue of yesterday, to tender our acknowledgments t
Fort Fisher (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 23
ecord." Mr. Holcombe reported an ordinance adopting, in the name of Virginia, the Constitution of the Confederate States. Mr. Bowyer submitted a minority report. Both were referred. The regular business of the day was the ordinance authorizing the Convention to advance a subsidy of $125,000 in aid of a railroad between Strasburg and Winchester. This gave rise to the principal discussion of the day. It was participated in by Messrs. Conrad, Jas. Barsour, Scott of Fauquier, Harvey, Fisher, Morton, (who desired a secret session — but the intimation was generally scouted throughout the hall,) Borst, Goggin, Slaughter, and others. A motion to lay upon the table was lost — yeas 34, nays 56. Strasburg was now evidently triumphant, and the discomfited forces were driven to a rally for the decisive fight. Amendments and substitutes were offered — affecting speeches were made. Conrad, of Frederick. held his ground manfully, and finally the rdinance was passed in the following fo<
Buchanan (Missouri, United States) (search for this): article 23
llory of the Confederate Navy was read, giving the names of officers in the Provisional Navy of Virginia who were either undergraded or not appointed in the Confederate Navy. We believe this communication should have been reserved for a secret session. And therefore refrain from copying the list. This communication was referred to James Barbour's Committee on Confederate Relations. On motion of Wm. P. Cecil, the name of Scott county was ordered to be changed to Davis county, and Buchanan county to Stephens county. The motion, however, was not finally acted upon, but was ordered to be printed. When it comes up it will go through like a breeze. Mr. Leaks submitted a resolution, which was appropriately referred, exempting persons employed in the mines of the Commonwealth from military duty. Mr. McComas, in view of the invasion of the State and the actual hostilities now forced upon us, favored an adjournment from next Monday till December, and delivered a patriotic an
over of the resolution. He could give the names of several who ought to be hung as high as Haman.--Mr. Haymond came to the rescue of the committee, but Mr. Ambler's energetic protest against the reports from chairmen of committees who have not consulted the members thereof, quickly recommitted the subject to the same committee, with instructions to "enlarge their record." Mr. Holcombe reported an ordinance adopting, in the name of Virginia, the Constitution of the Confederate States. Mr. Bowyer submitted a minority report. Both were referred. The regular business of the day was the ordinance authorizing the Convention to advance a subsidy of $125,000 in aid of a railroad between Strasburg and Winchester. This gave rise to the principal discussion of the day. It was participated in by Messrs. Conrad, Jas. Barsour, Scott of Fauquier, Harvey, Fisher, Morton, (who desired a secret session — but the intimation was generally scouted throughout the hall,) Borst, Goggin, Slaughter
tate, all suspicious subjects or citizens of any foreign State or power, at war with the Confederate States of America, or from which hostile designs against the Confederate States of America are apprehended by the President thereof; and the Governor may send for the person or papers of any foreigner within this State, in order to obtain information to enable him to act in such cases. On motion, the Convention adjourned to 10 o'clock to-morrow. P. S.--We omitted, in our report of the proceedings at the Spotswood House, published in our issue of yesterday, to tender our acknowledgments to Col. Thompson, Sergeant-at-Arms of the Convention, for his kindness and courtesy in affording us every facility in his power in giving the only report of the interesting ceremonies of that occasion published in any of our city papers. The Colonel is a highly popular officer, and deservedly so. Can't we induce him to accept a position in Governor Floyd's Brigade, and meet us "at Phillippi?"
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