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termined the course of the whole South. The Committee of Thirty-three. The Committee of Thirty-three were engaged on Monday discussing the proposition of Mr. Davis, of Maryland, relative to the Fugitive Slave Law, the substance of which has been frequently published in the Herald.--Upon this point a general discussion aroseh Mr. Tappan said reflected the views of the people of his State. Beyond this he could and would not go. Mr. Washburn opposed so much of the proposition of Mr. Davis as provides for the taking of a fugitive from the State where he is captured to the judicial district of the State from which he escaped, before he has a hearinghall have the benefit of a jury trial, witnesses and counsel, the expense of which trial shall be paid by the United States. This amendment was carried, and Mr. Davis' resolution, as amended, was adopted, nearly every member of the Committee present voting for it, except Messrs. Adams, of Massachusetts; Washburn, of Wisconsin;
The Daily Dispatch: January 10, 1861., [Electronic resource], Chronology of the day--battle of New Orleans. (search)
Insubordination. --A negro named Henry, owned by Miss Harrison, has been hired for two years past by Mr. N. F. Bowe, of Henrico county, and this year was hired again of the agents, P. M. Tabb & Son, but failed to go to work, and ran away. He was, however, arrested, sent to the city, and lodged in Davis' jail, and on Tuesday Mr. Bowe took him in a buggy to go home. The negro was refractory on the way, so that Mr. B. was compelled to tie him. On reaching home he took the negro to an out-house for the purpose of giving him the punishment he merited, and as he seized and threw him, the negro rose upon Mr. B. with a knife. A servant of Mr. Bowe come to the aid of his master, and the two again threw the refractory fellow, who continued to fight desperately with his knife until Mr. B. drew a pistol and shot him in the left leg, below the knee. Mr. B.'s little son then came and thrust at the negro with a sword cane, and they finally succeeded in overpowering him. But for the aid of
The Daily Dispatch: January 10, 1861., [Electronic resource], Accident to the U. S. Steamer Iroquois. (search)
Larceny. --A negro called Michael, belonging to Mary Bell, was before the Mayor yesterday for stealing a chest and contents, valued at $100, from Bridget Blake. It seems that Mrs. Blake employed Mike to assist her in moving, and instead of carrying the chest to the place designated, he took it to Mr. Eacho's office, and commenced a sort of peddling speculation among the negroes. The property was all recovered by watchmen Boze and Davis, except a $20 gold piece alleged to have been in the chest. Michael was sent to the whipping post.
The Daily Dispatch: January 10, 1861., [Electronic resource], Chronology of the day--battle of New Orleans. (search)
y. Mr. Clarke, of Mo., introduced resolutions favoring the enforcement of the laws and the perpetuation of the Union. After the reading of the Message, Mr. Davis, of Miss., said the President had misrepresented the position of the South Carolina Commissioners, and then declined to receive a paper correctly defining their d to its being read — and sharp words ensued. Messrs. Bigler and Trumbull urged its reading. Messrs. Fessenden and Bright objected, except as a part of Mr. Davis' speech. Under a decision of the Chair, the paper was read at length. Mr. Davis then resumed his speech, and said he pitied the President, who had fallMr. Davis then resumed his speech, and said he pitied the President, who had fallen from the head of the great Democratic party so low as to necessitate his being defended by the Senator from New York. He thanked the latter for affording him an opportunity of spreading the Commissioner's rejoinder on the files of the Senate. The subject was made the special order of the day for to-morrow. After debat