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The Daily Dispatch: January 3, 1862., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 3 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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The members of the Federal Congress. --A Yankee correspondent, writing from Washington, thus refers to Lincoln's servants in Congress, their general appearance, &c. His remarks in reference to the Yankee women are by no means complimentary. For a week past every available place has been filling up with members of Congress and their wives. At Willard's at the National, at Brown's, everywhere, there is the same eruption of men, of whom many are simply dingy, tobacco chewing demagogues. The men themselves are often shabby in dress, or clothed in the last effort of some country tailor; but the women of the party are a great deal worse. A man may pass without observation, or with only a general impression that his coat is of ancient style, and his linen by no means faultless; but a woman's costume must be unexceptionably lady-like or it is said to outrage one's taste. Such wonderful combinations of color, and such astonishing trimmings as have appeared of late hero, would af
ning property. The fire speedily communicated to the block of buildings on the east, the first of which, occupied by David A. Brown, saddler and harness maker, and by Mrs. Jackson, mantua maker, was entirely destroyed; Wm. H. Davidson's Hotel, the nver, that it is the purpose of the owner to rebuild, as soon as circumstances will allow. The building occupied by Mr. Brown, on the east, was owned by Mrs. James Rawlings. The loss is about $5,000, probably insured. Mr. Brown, we are informeMr. Brown, we are informed, saved the larger portion of his stock Mrs. Jackson's loss may be $300. J. M. Lyneman, the owner of the building occupied by W. H. Davidson, is insured for $4,000 in the Mutual office, which will probably cover his loss. Mr. Davidson loses atheir stock and furniture. The only lives lost by the conflagration were three dogs, tied in the yard in the rear of Brown's saddlery. A vast number of persons assembled yesterday to view the ruins, and except in a few uncharitable instanc