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all of the constitution. Outside of parliament, the most intelligent among the philosophers of North Britain yielded to the ministerial measures a reluctant acquiescence or discountenanced them by open rebuke. The lukewarm Presbyterian, William Robertson, whose smooth style in his more elaborate pages is like satin without a crease, and whose discreet method in history palliated or veiled the enormities of the Spaniards, forgot how well he had written at the time when the men in power were we should give the preference. I am an American in my principles, and wish we would let them alone to govern or misgovern themselves, as they think proper; the affair is of no consequence or of little consequence to us. But one greater than Robertson and wiser than Hume gave the best expression to the mind of Scotland. Adam Smith, the peer and the teacher of statesmen, enrolled among the servants of humanity and benefactors of our race, one who had closely studied France as well as Britain
k town, Parish,Master, from New York: E. J. Marsh. J. L Johnson, J. M. Kilbee. M. O. Calligan, Capt. Hoeckel. W. Hicks. S. Verty, W. White, J. M. Whitehurst, N. D. Hazard, James Speed. G. Higgins, C. H. Cannister, Capt. John Daniels, Capt. Daniels, J. P. Andrews. Wm Heford, Jno. Harrington, James Clifton, Miss M. M. D. Draper, Miss M. Moors, Mrs. Starrett, Miss Mary Clarke, M. Wycott, Jno. Winand, F. F. Mead. M. Levis. Mrs. Fraetas and child. P. N. Drake, Capt. B. Jones, Mrs. King. Wm. Robertson, Miss E. G. King, Miss King, Miss McKee, F. Willard, H. W. L. Temple, Mr. Burgess, Capt. A. B. Palmer. E. F. Fuller. E. A. Mason. G. Heineken, Mrs. Frank Cooper, Mrs. Chapeau and servant, O. A. Ashton, Col. Brown, U. S. A. Major Anderson, U. S. A., 50 men, Company D, U. S. Artillery, and laundress, for Fayetteville, N. C., and 34 steerage passengers. Also From Norfolk. -- G. W. Davidson, K. Crenshaw. M. Devoto, Jos. Longinetti, G. B. Cook, Mrs. Montgomery, F. F. Ferguson, N. H. Burk
of the Relief Association, of Charleston, S. C., through Richard Caldwell, Esq.100.00 Also, nine large boxes, baskets, &c., containing everything useful to the hospital. From Mrs. Dr. Wilburn, Mrs. William C. Eggleston, Misses Towns, Mrs. Mary Cocke and Miss Randall, ladies of Yallowbusha county, Mississippi, one box containing bed clothes, dried peaches, dried apples, wine, jelly, cordial, &c., &c. From Mrs. A. B. Miller, Junction S. S. R., Nottoway, one coop of chickens and one box of eggs; from Mrs. William Robertson, of Iberia, Louisiana, one box of clothing, bandages, &c.: from Mrs. Philip B. Jones, Orange county, Virginia, one bucket of butter; from Mrs. Eliza Fourqueran, of Halifax, Virginia, fifty chickens through Williams & Carrington; from Mrs. John W. Lampkin and other ladies, of Russell county, Virginia, box of clothing, &c.; from A. H., of Martinsville, two boxes and one barrel, wine, cordial, soap, &c., &c. Isaac. W. Walker, Chairman Committee on Collections.
to bring them to light, though the detectives of the Provost Marshal hammered away as usual to unearth the unknown depredator — Yesterday a young man, named William Robertson, otherwise called Harlings, who is suspected of being one of the parties who committed the offences allu to, was accosted on Broad street by Detec who, on desiring the young man to accompany him, was violently resisted. The contest continued for some moments, when Robertson, finding that the officer was getting the best of it, turned and fled in the direction of the Powhatan House. He was making remarkably good time, undismayed by two shots discharged in the rear at his person, and had not an artisan been turning the corner of the Court-House with a piece of board on his back, which he had the presence of mind to convert into a barricade, by which the progress of the fugitive was arrested. Robertson was taken to Castle Godwin. The grounds of his arrest, save the suspicion mentioned above, we do not know.
Larceny. --Officers Seal and Pleasants yesterday took in custody a man named William Robertson, on the charge of breaking open L. D. Spence's trunk and stealing therefrom two blankets, a lot of powder, and various other articles, valued at one hundred dollars. He was looked up for examination before the Mayor.
raway Jr. Christian of Augusta, Christian of Middlesex, Coghill, Fitzier, Graves, Hart, Johnson, Lynod, Quesenberry, and Thompson--16. For Russell--Messrs. Bruce, Carson, Diggins in of Crayson, , Early Isbell, Marshall, , Newton, Newsman, Robertson, Spitler, and Whittle--15. For Floyd--Messrs Collier, Fash Pate, Penny, Wiley, Wilson, and Bales--7; On necessary to 73, of which (on joint ballot) Caperton received 57; Russell, 47; Floyd, 5. The young continued, with varyin Caperton,--Messrs Armstrong, Hall, Branch, Carraway. Christian, Jos Christian, , Jno Dickinson of Grayson, Frayser, Greever, Hart Johnson, Lynch, Massive, Quesenberry, Thompson, . For Russell.--Messrs Bales, Newson, Pate, Pennyba, Robertson, , and Witton. For Marshall.--Messrs. , Douglas, Isbell, , Marshall, and Whittle. For Tucker,--Mr. Jas. H. . Adjourned at 8 o'clock. House of Delegates.-- to adjournment, the House re-assembled at 10½ o'clock--. The b
aturday week, and who hit and killed Patrick Kearney instead of the ducks aimed at. The examination did not result in a satisfactory solution of the question, and the parties were admitted to ball for their appearance on next Thursday. William Robertson, alias Thomas D. Hudgins, was arraigned for breaking open S. D. Spence's trunk and stealing therefrom a lot of blankets, powder, and other articles, valued at $200, also, for stealing two blankets from H. J. Corbell, of the Richmond House. ircuit Court of the city of Petersburg was affirmed. On Saturday George N. Mann, of Gloucester, was appointed Tip of the Court, vice M. T. Starke resigned. The members of the Court in attendance on its are Judges Allen. Monroe, Daniel, and Robertson. C. S. District Court.--Judge Halpburion's Court was in session on Saturday. Theodore Segancon. a Frenchman, was for passing a forged pay roll on the Paymaster of the Confederate States, under the name of Lieut Myers and was convicted.
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