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housand in number, and landed at Aiken's about 5 o'clock in the afternoon. After his capture he was taken to Williamsburg, where he remained for a week, when he was sent down to the Rip Raps, and from thence to Fort Delaware, where he was confined until the 30th of July. The second day after his arrival at the fort a number of prisoners were drawn up in line and a demand made for their money, the information being conveyed to them that $15 only would be allowed each prisoner. The next day the thing was repeated, and the amount allowed reduced to $5. In this way a large amount was taken from the prisoners, none of which was ever returned. Their watches were also taken and not restored. During the imprisonment at Fort Delaware, Messrs. Hitchcock and Davies, of the Dinwiddie cavalry, who were taken prisoners at Malvern Hill, died, the former quite suddenly. Mr. F. says that the labor of the prisoners at the fort was very heavy, and the fare very rough and exceedingly scant.
Police Court. --Yesterday, Lieut. Stephen Hawley and John Wall, charged with fighting in the street and shooting pistols at each other, were bailed to appear to-day.--John Conners and John Liman, who engaged in a fight in consequence of the above muss, were admonished and let off.--Robin Tyler, charged with stealing sundry articles from H. A. Pearce, was committed.--Martin Walsh, charged with drunkenness in the street, was let off — John McMahon, for the same offence, coupled with disorderly conduct, was committed.--Case of Henry Thompson, for being drunk and having in his possession a hat stolen from James Riley, was continued.--Augustus, slave of Dr. Davies, was sent to prison as a runaway.--Richard Mundin and Chas. Deneger were fined for huckstering in the Second Market.
New --The Monastery Bell, a fine place for the piano, by Wely, had just been reprinted in handsome style by Davies & Sons, of this city.
The Daily Dispatch: March 8, 1865., [Electronic resource], The Russian Church in America — Significant religious and political ceremony. (search)
onary Bishop Resident at Constantinople; Rev. Dr. Dix, Rector of Trinity Parish? and Rev. Dr. Thrall, a member of the Russo-Greek Committee, appointed in the General Convention of 1862.--Outside the chancel were other clergy of Trinity Parish, and Rev. Dr. McVickar, the oldest Presbyter in the Diocese of New York. From sixty to seventy members of the orthodox communion (i. e., the Greek Church) occupied seats near the chancel, and followed the service with close attention, making the sign of the cross and inclinations of the head at the proper points. The choir. The choir, which sang admirably, was composed of picked singers, who volunteered their services, and were rehearsed under the direction of Rev. Freeman Young, who brought the music from Russia. It was arranged in four parts, and made available by translating the Slavonian words and sounds into English characters. The members of the choir were Messrs. Thatcher, Leggott, Rockwood, Davies, Camp, Aiken and Trost.
The Amateur Concert at the art gallery attached to Davies's music store, on Tuesday night, was a pleasant affair. There were fine solos, soprano, contralto, tenor, baritone and basso, several concerted pieces, and a chorus from one of Mozart's Masses. The music was nearly all well sung, and the small company who were invited appeared to enjoy it exceedingly.
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