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The Daily Dispatch: June 27, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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The Daily Dispatch: June 29, 1861., [Electronic resource], Notice to our Subscribers. (search)
Still Later. The following summary furnishes the latest news telegraphed to the Northern papers.--Much of it is unreliable: Collision with the Confederate pickets. Williamsport, Md., June 24. --The Confederate pickets fired three or four shots across the river to day at the Federal guards. They were known to have taken up quarters in a toll-house on the turnpike, about a mile back from the river. A half-dozen balls from the twenty-four pounders and two shells have just been f
with the prizes Salvor, Lawrence and Wanderer, were at Key West on the 13th.
The schooner Forest King, of Fair Haven, had been seized as a prize, and taken to New York by a prize crew.
Arrival of the Santa Fe-Express. Independence, Mo., June 24
--The Santa Fe and Cannon City Express arrived last night, being two days ahead of time.
Col. J. B. Grayson has been ordered to Washington, and would leave in one week Dr. W. S. King, of the medical department, came as passenger, to r
The Daily Dispatch: July 4, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Rev. Jone C. McCare, D. D.
Abolitionism Jubilant burning of the Constitution.[from the New York Daily News, June 24.] Year by year, the people of the United States have witnessed the ceremony, on each recurring Fourth of July, of the "burning of the Constitution," by Abolition fanatics. --They have met together, and, after listening to the diabolical harangues of a Senator Wilson, a Wendell Phillips, or a Garrison, have renewed the proclamation that the Constitution was "a league with hell and a covenant with death;" that the God of the Old Testament possessed no attributes of the Deity, because that sacred book sanctions slavery, and, amid blasphemous orgies worthy of the Mahichean Conventicles of the middle ages, have consigned to the flames the wise at instrument of legislation that ever was framed in the history of mankind.--In these disordered times, men have been threatened with hanging, shooting, and other consign punishments, for calmly asserting that brothers should not shed each other's blood; fo
The Daily Dispatch: July 17, 1861., [Electronic resource], The
New York Tribune not to be believed. (search)
The great fire in London.--First appearance of the flames.[from the London Star, June 24] The metropolis on Saturday evening was visited by one of the most terrific conflagrations that has probably occurred since the great fire in 1666. Certainly, for the amount of property destroyed, nothing like it has been experienced the last half century, the loss being estimated at £2,000,000. The scene of this catastrophe was on the water side of Tooley street, nearest London Bridge — a locality which has been singularly unfortunate during the last twenty-five years--some of the largest fires have occurred there. The out break took place in the extensive range of premises known as Cotton's wharf and bonded warehouses, belonging to Messrs. Scovell. They had an extensive river frontage, and the whole space on the land side extending to Tooley street was covered with eight or nine massive brick warehouses, six stories in height, some of which were formerly used as ordnance (Government) st
The Daily Dispatch: June 12, 1862., [Electronic resource], Navel reconnaissance up the
A Negro Girl, Louisa, left the subscriber on Monday last, June 24. She is supposed to beat some of the Hospitals on Church Hill. She said she intended to call herself free, and may have given some other name. She is black, and about 22 years of age. Any information leading to her recovery will be suitably rewarded. James Smith. Second door from Fourth, on , Between Fourth and Fifth. je 10--3t*
The Daily Dispatch: June 18, 1862., [Electronic resource], The destroyer of armies. (search)
Died. On Wednesday June, 24th, in Goochland, Ida Elliott, only child of Annie and David M. Robertson, aged 1 year and 24 days. The funeral will take place this (Friday) morning at 11 o'clock, from the corner of 2d and Marshall sts. The friends and acquaintances of the family are invited to attend. On 20th inst., Charles Henry, infant son of John W. and Caroline Atwater, aged three months and nine days. His funeral will take place on Friday evening at 3 o'clock. The friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend. On Thursday morning, June 26th, 1862. Oregon Masters, in the 22d year of his age. Mr. M. died of wounds received in the battle of Seven Pines. He was a member of Company B, 4th Alabama regiment. His remains will be interred from the residence of Mr. Walter, on Franklin, corner of 26th street, at 4 o'clock this afternoon, June 27th. Alabama papers please copy. On the 25th inst. John Haney, aged 29 years