--Yesterday was the first of April and an occasion on which practical jokes are allowed by universal consent all the world over.--The people of Richmond, however had their thoughts occupied by other matters, and none were attempted, so far as we could learn.
Not a stuffed paddy or a bogus package of imaginary goods were to be seen anywhere.
The Daily Dispatch: April 2, 1863. Richmond Dispatch. 2 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. April 2, 1863. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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