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do all acts whatsoever that rightfully appertain to a free and independent State. Given under my hand and the Seal of the State at Charleston, this twenty-fourth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty, and in the eighty-fifth year of the Sovereignty and Independence of South Carolina. o hear at any time of the resignation of the U. S. Marshal, or of the Judge of this District.--Kanawha (Va.) Star. Excitement at Pittsburg. Pittsburg, Pa.,Dec. 24. --Intense excitement exists here to-day, in consequence of its being made public that United States Quartermaster Taliaferro was negotiating for the shipmeemoved South is almost unanimous. The meeting of citizens will be held at the Duquesne Depot, on Wednesday. Reports from Alabama and Georgia. Montgomery, Dec. 24. --The election is passing off quietly in this city, there being no opposition to the secession ticket. The most reliable information that I can obtain, le
ssachusetts or South Carolina, of the President that is going out, or the President that is coming in. We speak not of secession or revolution. We speak only of our own peculiar aliments — of a long chill and a high fever, and a cold and a headache, on the night before the eve of the Nativity, when every hair upon our head rose up like a rebellious vassal, jealous of his sovereignty, and ached upon its own independent hook with the vigor of a forty- horse power. We speak of that fearful Christmas eve, when, following Shakespeare, the bird of morning ought to have sung all night long to keep evil spirits from walking the earth, but when, if we may trust the evidence of our own senses, he either slept upon his post, or if he scared away one class of devils, suffered another forty times as numerous, and five hundred times as noisy, to usurp their places. We had not slept a wink the night before — we were laboring under the effects of a powerful anodyne — we felt nervous, worn out, and <
City point, December 24th. Arrived. Ship Pepperill, Waldo Hill, Master, 38 days from London, with 200 tons chalk, to Chas. Palmer.--Has been 15 days on the Coast, encountering head winds.
The Daily Dispatch: December 27, 1860., [Electronic resource], A Mayor getting his election expenses out of gamblers and Houses of Ill Fame. (search)
Norfolk, dec. 24. --Arrived, schr. Jno. Larken, Richmond. Philadelphia. Dec. 22.--Arrived, schr. Wm. B. Jenkins, Petersburg.
Suicide — Mayoralty election. Hamilton, C. W.,Dec. 24. --Frank Stinson, aged 21 years, son of Thomas Stinson, an extensive capitalist, committed suicide this morning by shooting himself through the head with a pistol. Henry McKenstry. Esq., was elected Mayor this morning by acclamation.
Hanging of a notorious burglar. Hamilton, C. W.,Dec. 24. --The Sheriff to-day received orders from the government to hang Brown, the notorious burglar, who broke into Henry's jewelry store last summer and severely injured Mr. Henry in a desperate encounter. A reprieve was expected, as Henry recovered from his injuries.
Affray and death. London, C. W.,Dec. 24. --A man named Cronsbury was beaten in a row on Friday last by Harding, who shot young Wilson a few years ago, and died this morning. Harding and three others have been arrested.
Fire in East Boston. Boston, Dec. 24. --The Glendon Oil Mills and the old Glendon Iron Works, in East Boston, were destroyed by fire this morning. Loss about $10,000; two-thirds insured.
Fire in New London, Conn. New London, Dec. 24. --The City Hotel at this place was burned this forenoon at half-past 10 o'clock.
Loss of the steamer Peytona. Memphis, Dec. 24. --The steamer Peytona, from Louisville to New Orleans, sunk one hundred and fifty miles below here. Damage light.
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