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The Daily Dispatch: December 9, 1865., [Electronic resource], Fredericksburg and Gordonsville Railroad. (search)
Lectures to young men. --On Sunday evening last, the Rev. Dr. Burrows, pastor of the First Baptist Church, commenced a series of lectures on the "Evidences of Christianity and the Divine Inspiration of the Bible." The audience was numerous, and it is almost needless to say that all were highly interested. The second lecture of the series will be delivered to-morrow (Sunday) night, and we bespeak a full attendance. The lectures are full of moral instruction, and will mark an era in the religious literature of our city.
The Daily Dispatch: December 11, 1865., [Electronic resource], Political view of General Butler's resignation. (search)
those beautiful hymns from the "Golden Censor," sung by the whole congregation; and the union of earnest, cheerful voices raised a chorus which those who heard will not soon forget. The exercises of the occasion were presided over by the Rev. Dr. Burrows; and the following report of average attendance of officers, teachers and scholars was read: First Church 45 teachers, 295 scholars. Second Church 24 teachers, 164 scholars. Grace Street Church 26 teachers, 180 scholars. Belvicholars. Manchester Church 23 teachers, 215 scholars. Total183 1,307 Forty-four scholars belonging to the different schools had been baptized and joined the church during the month. After the reports had been read, short addresses were delivered by the Revs. Mr. Hutchin, of Manchester; Dickinson, of Leigh Street; Jeter, of Grace Street; McCarthy, of Oregon Hill, and Burrows, of the First Baptist Church. The exercises were concluded by a prayer and the benediction from the latter.
Religious meetings in Fredericksburg. --The new Methodist minister, Joseph S. R. Clarke, has arrived, and preached on Sunday night. Rev. Mr. Williams, at the Baptist Church, is conducting a series of religious meetings. Rev. Dr. Burrows, of Richmond, preached last night.--Ledger.
Masonic Grand Lodge. --The following officers, elected by the Grand Lodge of Virginia, were accidentally omitted from the list published yesterday: Rev. George W. Dame, Danville, G. Chaplain; John Lester, Richmond, G. Pursuivant; R. D. Sanxay, Richmond, G. Filer; Thomas Angel, G. Steward. The Lodge has had most harmonious sessions and was attended by several distinguished Masons from abroad. Among them, Hon. B. B. French, of Washington city; Rev. C. C. Bitting, of Alexandria; Lieutenant-Governor Cowper; E. H. Lane, Esq.; General Terry, late of the "Stonewall brigade"; Colonel Withers, of the Eighteenth Virginia regiment, and many others. Among the prominent citizens of Richmond present were Rev. Dr. Moore, Rev. Dr. Burrows, Judge Thomas, Colonel August, and others whose names do not now occur to us.
The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1865., [Electronic resource], A Washington Judge and a Lawyer at Loggerheads. (search)
Gilmer made a long speech in favor of the election of a Public Printer. Mr. Gilmer gave way to allow Mr. Keen to introduce an act to ratify and confirm the action of the North Carolina Legislature, incorporating the Piedmont railroad, and empowering it to alter its gauge to that of the Richmond and Danville railroad. The bill was passed. Mr. Gilmer resumed and concluded his remarks. The Senate then adjourned. House of Delegates. The House met at 12 o'clock. Prayer by Dr. Burrows. Mr. Garrett, from the Committee on Lunatic Asylums, reported a bill to provide for the liabilities of the Lunatic Asylum at Staunton incurred prior to the 1st day of July, 1865. Mr. Garrett stated that the committee had no report to make relative to the Eastern Lunatic Asylum, the report of the Superintendent of that institution not having been printed. The following bills were considered and passed: Senate bill to incorporate Tanner's Creek Drawbridge Company. Ho
ilmer, of Richmond: "Resolved, That, the House of Delegates consenting, a joint committee of conference, composed of five members on the part of the Senate and nine on the part of the House, be appointed to confer on the subject of the Public Printing; the Senate having refused to concur in the vote of the House thereon." Agreed to. The Senate then took an indefinite recess, and met again only to adjourn. House of Delegates. The House met at 12 o'clock, M. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Burrows, of the Baptist Church. The Senate returned the House bill to incorporate the Catawba Coal Mining Company, with amendments, which was taken up and the amendments agreed to. Freedmen's Bureau. The Chairman of the Committee on Propositions and Grievances reported back the resolution to inquire into the expediency of compensating those persons who have or may hereafter serve on the courts established by the Freedmen's Bureau, with the following: "Resolved, That legislati
estion of repudiation. He thought that he could go before his county and carry it upon that issue, and that there was a strong feeling throughout the State. Mr. McRae, of Chesterfield, denied indignantly that the people of Virginia would ever consent to repudiation. The bill was referred to the Committee on Courts of Justice. On motion of Mr. Robinson, the Senate then adjourned until January 3d, 1866. House of Delegates. The House met at the usual hour. Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Burrows. Manchester cotton Company. House bill extending Manchester Cotton and Wool Manufacturing Company's charter, with amendment from the Senate, which was concurred in, and the bill passed. Finance. Mr. Grattan, from the Committee on Finance, reported the following bills, which were read the first and second times and ordered to be printed: Bill to authorize the conversion of registered bonds into coupon bonds. Bill to amend fourth section, one hundred and fort
The Daily Dispatch: December 28, 1865., [Electronic resource], The railroad projected by the Baltimore and Ohio railroad company in the Valley of Virginia. (search)
An interesting Sunday School meeting. --One of the most delightful hours of the Christmas to us was that spent on Monday at the anniversary meeting of the Leigh Street Baptist Sunday School. Rev. W. H. Williams made his annual report, and was re-elected Superintendent — a better appointment could not have been made. The other old officers, E. C. Gordon, E. S. Turpin and — Porter, were also reelected. Rev. Drs. Jeter, Taylor, Burrows and Price delivered addresses, which we have never heard excelled on any similar occasion. The school is in a prosperous condition, and growing rapidly in interest and numbers. The pastor (Rev. Mr. Dickinson) expressed the hope that before the next anniversary it would number seven hundred and fifty scholar
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