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A successful attempt was made Friday night to enter, the basement of Rev. Dr. Burrows' church, on Broad street. The motive actuating the thief was a lot of cloth and soldiers' clothing, on which the ladies of the congregation had been at work. After a quantity of the goods had been removed, the base wretch tried to set fire to the church, but did not succeed in injuring the premises.
The Daily Dispatch: June 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], From
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The Daily Dispatch: December 06, 1860., [Electronic resource], Reports of the
Arrived. Schr. W. B. Williams, Rose, Philadelphia, coal, C. B. Lipscomb. Schr. Federal Hill, Wheatly, York River, wheat. E. Wortham & Co. Schr. Augustus Holley, Davis, Norfolk, rum, I. & G. B. Davenport. Schr. Hampton, Edsings, New York, light, W. D. Colquitt & Co. Sailed. Schr. Wm. Gregory, Wallace, New York, mdze., D. & W. Currie. Schr. Clara Belle, Mitchell, Baltimore, coal, W. D. Colquitt & Co. Schr. G. V. Scott, Parker, Norfolk, mdze., W. D. Colquitt & Co. Schr. Mary L. Johnson, Burrows, Norfolk, W. D. Colquitt & Co.
The Daily Dispatch: January 10, 1861., [Electronic resource], Letter from
Hon. John M. Botts
General Assembly of Virginia,[extra session.] Senate. Wednesday, Jan, 9th. The Senate was called to order at 12 o'clock by the President. Prayer by Rev. Dr. J. L. Burrows, of the Baptist Church. The Alabama Commissioners.--A communication from the House of Delegates was received, informing the Senate of the adoption of a resolution for the appointment of a joint committee to receive and confer with the Commissioners from Alabama. The said resolution was concurred in, and the President appointed as a Committee on the part of the Senate Messrs. August, Stuart and Neeson. Increased Taxation.--The resolution offered yesterday by Mr. Wickham, directing, the Committee on Finance to inquire into the expediency of imposing additional taxes on the people of this Common wealth, with a view of meeting the immediate heavy expenditures likely to be incurred under the existing troubles, was taken up, and being debated pro and con by Messrs. Lynch, Brannon, Douglass and Wic
The Daily Dispatch: January 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], Implements of War. (search)
General Assembly of Virginia.[Extra session.]Senate. Richmond, Jan. 10, 1861. The Senate met at 12 o'clock. Prayer by Rev. J. L. Burrows, D. D., of the Baptist Church. Committee on Federal Relations.--The President announced the following committee on the part of the Senate, under Mr. Thomas' resolution, viz: Messrs. Johnson, Thomas of Fairfax, Newman, Early, Christian, Stuart and Greever. The secession of Mississippi was communicated in a message from the Governor. [See House report.] General Business.--A bill providing for a State Convention was reported, read the first time, and ordered to be printed. The proceedings of a meeting in New Kent county, urging the call of a State Convention, were presented and referred to the Committee on Federal Relations. The National Crisis.--The joint resolution offered yesterday by Mr. Crichter, deprecating military display on the part of the Federal Government in the South, was taken up; whereupon Mr. Thom
The Daily Dispatch: January 12, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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General Assembly of Virginia. [extra session.] Senate. Friday, Jan. 11th. The Senate was called to order at 12 o'clock by the President. Prayer by Rev. Dr. J. L. Burrows, of the Baptist Church. The National Crisis.--A communication from the House of Delegates was read, informing the Senate of the passage of the following resolutions: 1. Resolved by the General Assembly of Virginia. that in view of the imminent danger of civil war, this Assembly, in behalf of the Commonwealth of Virginia, ask respectfully, on the one hand, of the President of the United States, and, on the other of the authorities of each of the Southern States to the end that, if possible, peace may yet be preserved, that they will reciprocally communicate assurances in response hereto to the General Assembly of Virginia, now in session, and that the status quo of all movements tending to occasion collision, and concerning the forts and arsenals of the nation, shall, on either hand, be stri
The Daily Dispatch: January 14, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National crisis. (search)
General Assembly of Virginia.[extra session.] Senate. Saturday, Jan. 12, 1861. The Senate was called to order at 12 o'clock. Lieut. Gov. Montague in the chair. Prayer by the Rev. J. L. Burrows. Mr. Wickham, from a Special Committee, presented a bill amending and re-enacting the 22d section of the charter of the Richmond and Mechanicsville Turnpike Company. Mr. Carraway presented the proceedings and resolutions of a meeting of the citizens of Princess Anne, in favor of the call of a State Convention. Also, resolutions passed by a meeting of the citizens of the same county, for the removal or enslavement of free negroes. Mr. Carson presented the petition of Thos. P. Marshall, for the appointment of trustees for Middletown, in Frederick county. Resolutions of Inquiry.--The following resolutions of inquiry were reported and appropriately referred: Refunding to Moses G. Booth a certain sum of money; amending the law compensating jurors for services, so a