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The Daily Dispatch: August 31, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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tates of which the sufferers are citizens. May God's blessing rest upon your efforts. Very respectfully, Mrs. A. F. Hopkins. The Chairman appointed Hon. John Gill Shorter, Robt. A. Baker, Dr. W. R. Cunningham, Collin McCrue, W. G. England, Hon. G. T. Yelverton and Rev. E. Philips, to act as Committee on Resolutions. The following is the report of the committee: "We, citizens of Alabama, now in the city of Richmond, in consequence of the large number of Alabama troops inise) in forwarding the object which we have in view, to aid in the relief of our sick soldiers.--(Adopted.) The following are the committees appointed: On Resolutions.--J. G. Shorter, E. A. Baker, Dr. W. R. Cunningham, C. J. McRae, W. G. England, G. T. Yelverton, E. Philips. On Address.--R. H. Smith, J. L. M. Curry, E. Harrison, J. G. Shorter, H. C. Jones E. S. Fair, W. P. Chilton, (added on motion.) Executive Committee.--Wade Keyes, S. S. Scott, E. C. Elmore, Alfred Jones,
cient Amazons. But there are eras and countries in which their warlike spirit appeared with particular lustre; such were the displays it made in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries in Hungary, and in the Islands of the Archipelago and Mediterranean, when they were invaded by the Turks. Among the stirring instances of Amazonian conduct in modern ladies may be mentioned that of Jane of Belleville, widow of M. de Clisson, who was beheaded on a suspicion of carrying on a correspondence with England and the Count de Montford. The lady, filled with grief for the death of her husband, and exasperated at the ill treatment which she considered him to have received, sent off her son secretly to London, and when her apprehensions were removed with respect to him, she sold her jewels, and fitted out three ships, and put to sea, to revenge the death of her husband upon all the French whom she should meet. This new corsair made several descents upon Normandy, where she stormed many of the cas