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The Daily Dispatch: November 19, 1862., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
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inciples. A number of individuals, desirous of organizing a People's Union Democratic Party, to sustain the Yankee Administration in the present exgencies of the Federal Government, held a meeting at Clinton Hall, New York, on the evening of the 16th inst., for the purpose of consulting upon and forming a plan to accomplish that object. The call for the meeting was signed by the following persons: E. J. Brown, Waldo Hutchins, J. De Peyster Ogden, John J. Friedman, T, B. Lawson, John S. Cook, Daniel Witter, Albert G. Hyde, John L. Cilley, Jas, L. Smith, Joseph B. Varnum, Geo, Peckham, Edward Simpson, Clinton Rosevelt, John Merchant, William E. Frost, Thomas Munson, and Robert S. Lyon. The platform of this new people's party, as agreed upon at a previous meeting of the above committee, is as follows: Whereas, the primary object of this organization is to defend and sustain the Constitution of the United States and the Union of the States; the vindication of the hon
Arrival of prisoners. --Seventeen Abolition prisoners of war, mostly members of the 10th New York regiment, were received at the Libby Prison yesterday, from Fredericksburg, Va., having been captured in the vicinity of that place. Of this number four--viz: One belonging to the 98th New York, one to the 6th U. S. cavalry, and two to the 139th New York--professed to be deserters, and not to desire to go North again. Last night, three Abolition prisoners, captured on Saturday near Cook's store, 2½ miles from Gloucester Point. arrived at the above prison. There are now about 500 in confinement there, half of whom are subject to exchange or parole as prisoners of war.
ffair. Gannon is a soldier, and at the time of the robbery was in Richmond on sick leave. James W. Wood, indicted for stealing $175 and a gold watch from John S. Cook, at the Spotswood House, was next put on trial. The evidence showed that Wood was found in Cook's room, and that chase being made after him he was finally oveCook's room, and that chase being made after him he was finally overhauled in the entry fronting on Main street, to which he had retreated. The money and watch belonging to Cook were found on his person. The arrest was effected by George W. Clackner, late detective in Major Griswold's office, who was the principal witness for the Commonwealth. Verdict guilty, and four years in the penitentiaryCook were found on his person. The arrest was effected by George W. Clackner, late detective in Major Griswold's office, who was the principal witness for the Commonwealth. Verdict guilty, and four years in the penitentiary. Yesterday afternoon Julius Sholly was put on trial for robbing a boarder at the Columbian Hotel of $100 a, few months' since. The trial was concluded after 7 o'clock last night, the jury bringing in a verdict of guilty, with three years in the penitentiary. Examining Court.--The Justices composing the Hustings Court a