Meeting of Georgians.
A meeting of Georgians was held in the Senate Chamber
of the Capitol
to day, for the purpose of adopting measures to establish in Richmond
a hospital for the sick and wounded Georgians in Virginia
The meeting was organized by calling Hon Howell Cobb
to the Chair and requesting Martin
to act as Secretary
On motion of Hon.
T. R. R Cobb
, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted:
That it is all-important that Georgia
should have in this city a hospital for the benefit of the sick and wounded soldiers of that State, to be known as "the Georgia Hospital
That an Executive Committee of four be appointed by the chair for the purpose of making suitable arrangements for said hospital, and to provide such other things as may be necessary to carry into full effect the foregoing resolution
That three of said Executive Committee be requested to remain in this city, and that the fourth shall be appointed in the State of Georgia
to raise the means for defraying the expenses of such hospital, and otherwise promoting the efficiency, conveniences and comforts of such an institution.
The chair appointed the following gentlemen as the Executive Committee: Professor Henry F. Campbell
, Dr. J. T. Patterson
, William H. Pritchard
; and, for the State of Georgia
, Hon. Ebenezer Starnes
On motion of Hon. A. R. Wright
, the following resolution was unanimously adopted:
That the Hon. A. H. Stephens
, while he remains in Richmond
, he requested to co-operate with the Executive Committee in promoting the objects of their appointment.
On motion, the meeting adjourned until Monday, August 26th, at 12 o'clock.
Martin J. Creseford, Secretary