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The Daily Dispatch: December 7, 1860., [Electronic resource],
Russia pays up. (search)
Russia pays up. --During the Crimean war the Russian Government, through its agents, made a contract with Capt. Perkins, of Worcester, Mass., for a supply of powder, revolvers, and breach- loading rifles, to be smuggled into Russia by way of the German ports, in concealed cotton- bales and casks of rice. The scheme was discovered, and peace having been declared, the Russian broke the contract. Capt. Perkins laid his claim before the State Department and a diplomatic correspondence ensued, during which Attorney General Black sustained the claimant. --His agent, Mr. Stewart, it is said, went to St. Petersburg last summer, and that, with the aid of Mr. Appleton, our Minister at St. Petersburg, he has obtained $385,000.-- Washington Correspondent.
From Washington. Washington, Dec. 17. --The late Attorney General Black was to-day confirmed by the Senate Secretary of State. Caleb Cushing is here, by invitation of the President, and had a conference with him to-day relative to the crisis. The Pennsylvania and Ohio delegations are in separate conference to-night, on some subject not known outside. There will be bloodshed should the Minute Men of South Carolina demand the surrender of Fort Moultrie. Maj. Anderson's instructions are deemed to be such as will enable him to maintain an honorable position.
The Daily Dispatch: February 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National crisis. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 5, 1861., [Electronic resource], Compliment to a young Virginian. (search)
From Washington. Washington, Feb. 4. --Col. Hayne intended to leave to-day, but has delayed his departure until Wednesday, having been informed that the President is preparing a reply to his communication. Senator Wigfall and others have telegraphed to Montgomery, urging Alex. H. Stephens for President of the Southern Confederacy, in order to conciliate the conservatives. Secretary Black will be nominated for Associate Judge of the Supreme Court, to supply the vacancy occasioned by the death of Judge Daniel.
The Daily Dispatch: February 22, 1861., [Electronic resource], Tour of
Refusal of the Senate to confirm the Nomi-nation of Judge Black. Washington, Feb. 21. --The Senate, in Executive session. to-day, refused to confirm the nomination of Judge Black as one of the Justices in the Supreme Court of the United States, in place of Judge P. V. Daniel, deceased. Refusal of the Senate to confirm the Nomi-nation of Judge Black. Washington, Feb. 21. --The Senate, in Executive session. to-day, refused to confirm the nomination of Judge Black as one of the Justices in the Supreme Court of the United States, in place of Judge P. V. Daniel, deceased.
The Daily Dispatch: may 6, 1861., [Electronic resource], War movements. (search)