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The coming year. --The year 1861 will be the first of the 660th Olympiad. There will be an annual eclipse of the sun on the 11th of January, another on the 7th of July, and a total eclipse on the 31st day of December. --There will also be a partial eclipse of the moon on the 17th of December.--Montgomery (Ala.) Daily Post, Dec. 10.
the whole public mind that some amicable adjustment of the subject would speedily be made by the Representatives of the States and of the people which might restore peace between the conflicting sections of the country. That hope has been diminished by every hour of delay; and as the prospect of a bloodless settlement fades away, the public distress becomes more and more aggravated. As evidence of this, it is only necessary to say that the Treasury notes authorized by the act of 17th (seventeenth) December last were advertised according to the law, and that no responsible bidder offered to take any considerable sum at par at a lower rate of interest than twelve per cent. From these facts it appears that, in a Government organized like ours, domestic strife, or even a well-grounded fear of civil hostilities, is more destructive to our public and private interests than the most formidable foreign war. In my annual Message I expressed the conviction, which I have long deliberately
The Daily Dispatch: December 2, 1861., [Electronic resource], The second American Revolution, as Viewed by a member of the British parliament. (search)
By the Governor of Virginia — a proclamation. --Whereas, a vacaney has occurred in the House of Delegates of this States, by the resignation of A. R. Eoteder, Esq., the Delegate elect for the county of Jefferson. Therefore, I, John Letcher, Governor of the Commaonwealth of Virginia, in Exercise of authority vested in the Executive by law, do hereby require the Sheriff of the said county of Jefferson to cause an election to be hold in that county on the 17th day of December next, for a Delegate to fill the vacancy aforesaid. L. S. Given under my hand as Govenor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond., this 18th day of November, 1861 and in the year of the Commonwealth the eighty-sixth. John Letcher. By the Governor: Geo. W. Munford. Sec'y of the Commonwealth. The papers at Charlestown to public until the day of election. no 30--ide
By the Governor of Virginia — a proclamation. --Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the House of Delegates of this State, by the resignation of A. R. Boteler, Esq., the Delegate elect for the county of Jefferson: Therefore, I. John Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in exercise of authority vested in the Executive by law, do hereby require the Sheriff of the said county of Jefferson to cause an election to be held in that county on the 17th day of December next, for a Delegate to fill the vacancy aforesaid. Given under my hand, as Governor, and L. S. under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond., this 28th day of November, 1861, and in the year of the Commonwealth the eighty-sixth. John Letcher. By the Governor: Geo. W. Munford, Sec'y of the Commonwealth. The papers at Charlestown to publish until the day of election. no 30--ids
The Daily Dispatch: December 5, 1861., [Electronic resource], Federal reports from Southeastern Kentucky. (search)
By the Governor of Virginia.--a Proclamation. --Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the House of Delegates of this State, by the resignation of A. R. Boteler, Esq., the Delegate elect for the county of Jefferson: Therefore, I. John Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in exercise of authority vested in the Executive by law, do hereby require the Sheriff of the said county of Jefferson to cause an election to be held in that county on the 17th day of December next, for a Delegate to fill the vacancy aforesaid. Given under my hand, as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, the 28th day of November, 1861, and in the year of the Commonwealth the eighty-sixth. John Letcher. By the Governor: Geo. W. Munford, Sec'y of the Commonwealth. The papers at Charlestown to publish until day of election. no 30--tde
By the Governor of Virginia.--a proclamation. --Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the House of Delegates of this State, by the resignation of A. E. Boteler, Esq., the Delegate elect for the county of Jefferson; Therefore, I. John Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in exercise of authority vested. In the Executive by law, do hereby require the Sheriff of the said county of Jefferson to cause an election to be held in that county on the 17th day of December next, for a Delegate to fill the vacancy aforemid. Given under my hand, as Governor, and under the Scale of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, the 28th day of November, 1861, and in the year of the Commonwealth the eight-sixth. John Letcher. By the Governor; Geo. W. Musford, Sec'y of the Commonwealth. The papers at Charlestown to publish until day of election. no 30--tds
By the Governor of Virginia — a Proclamation. --Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the House of Delegates of this State, by the resignation of A. R. Boteler, Esq., the Delegate elect for the county of Jefferson: Therefore, I. John Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in exercise of authority vested in the Executive by law, do hereby require the Sheriff of the said county of Jefferson to cause an election to be held in that county on the 17th day of December next, for a Delegate to fill the vacancy aforesaid. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, the 28th day of November, 1861, and in the year of the Commonwealth the eighty-sixth. John Letcher. By the Governor: Geo. W. Munford, Sec'y of the Commonwealth. The papers at Charlestown to publish mutil day of election. no 30--tde
The Daily Dispatch: December 17, 1861., [Electronic resource], By the Governor of Virginia — a proclamation. (search)
By the Governor of Virginia.--a proclamation. --Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the House of Delegates of this State, by the resignation of A. R. Boteler, Esq., the Delegate elect for the county of Jefferson: Therefore, I, John Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in exercise of authority vested in the Executive by law, do hereby require the Sheriff of the said county of Jefferson to cause an election to be held in that county on the 17th day of December next, for a Delegate to fill the vacancy aforesaid. Given under my hand, as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, the 28th day of November, 1861, and in the year of the Commonwealth the eighty-sixth. John Letcher, By the Governor: Geo. W. Munford, Sec'y of the Commonwealth. The papers at Charlestown to publish until day of election. no 30--tde
r the battle-field; besides, many wagon loads were carried off. I cannot tell at this time the number; but it was large. Col. Johnson, the commander of the post, was in the thickest of the fight. On foot, with a musket in his hand, he seemed ubiquitous. His clothes were shot through in several places; yet he escaped without a wound. The men all have great confidence in him. The 12th Georgia Regiment also distinguished itself. Yours, in haste, T. S. [by Telegraph] Lynchburg, Dec. 17. --A letter received by the publishers of the Republican, of this city, says that our loss was two captains, three lien tenants, and fifteen privates killed, and ninety-seven wounded. The Federal loss was fully 500. Gen. Miliroy commanded the Federals, and it is believed was killed, from the reports made by the prisoners and the people in the neighborhood. Col. Johnson acted most gallantly, and appeared on the field in the dress of a Wagener, with a musket in one hand and a club i
Latest from Kentucky. movements of the Yankees--Gen. Humphrey Marshall steadily advancing-- Gen Crittenden's position, &c. Nashville. Dec. 16. --(via New Orleans, Dec. 17.)--The Bowling Green correspondent of the Union and American says that the Yankee advance of from five to six thousand are at Green River with some artillery, but have shown no disposition to cross the river.--They are repairing the bridge. Paducah advices represent that Humphrey Marshall is steadily advancing towards Lexington, and meeting with little or no opposition. Gentlemen who left Paducah on the 11th instant, state that the Federals had only about 6,000 troops there, 10,000 at Cairo and Bird's Point, and 700 at Smithland. There are no movements at Cairo indicating a speedy movement down the Mississippi river. Lincoln's message and Cameron's report have produced a great change among the Union men about Smithland. Indianapolis, Dec. 9. --Several of our regime
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