Refuses to take the oath — Exchange of prisoners considered.
Washington, Aug. 20.
--Mayor Barrett has refused to take Lincoln's oath of allegiance.
An exchange of prisoners has been considered, but no decision about the matter has been determined on. President Lincoln is opposed to any recognition of the principle of an exchange of prisoners.
The Daily Dispatch: August 22, 1861. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. August 22, 1861. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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