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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
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Doc. 100.-meeting at Jacksonville, Fla: held March 20, 1862. The following are the minutes of the meeting: At a meeting of the loyal citizens of the United States of America, held in Jacksonville, East-Florida, March twentieth, 1862, at half-past 10 o'clock A. M., C. L. Robinson, acting as Chairman, and O. L. Keene as Secretary. Col. Jno. S. Sammis, Jno. W. Price, S. F. Halliday, Paran Moody, and Philip Fraser were appointed a Committee to draft resolutions to lay before said meeting, the following being a true copy of the same, which were unanimously received and adopted: We, the people of the city of Jacksonville and its vicinity, in the county of Duval, and State of Florida, embraced within the territory and jurisdiction of the United States of America, do hereby set forth our declaration of rights, and our solemn protest against the abrogation of the same by any pretended State or other authority: First. We hold that government is a compact in which protect
in the Chair, O. L. Keene, Secretary. On motion, the following gentlemen were appointed by the Chair to prepare business for the meeting, to wit: John W. Price, P. Fraser, J. T. Mitchell, C. S. Emery and J. Remington. Said Committee reported the following, which was accepted and adopted unanimously: Whereas, For the securions be distributed throughout the State, as extensively as possible. All of which has been respectfully submitted. John W. Price, Chairman. On motion of P. Fraser, the following was received and adopted unanimously: That the citizens of the several counties and precincts will, on Monday, April seventh, 1862, elect the citizens of the several counties and precincts will, on Monday, April seventh, 1862, elect delegates to attend the convention to be holden at Jacksonville, April tenth, 1862. On motion of P. Fraser, Esq., the meeting adjourned sine die. C. L. Robinson, Chairman. O. L. Keene, Secretary. Jacksonville, Fla., March 26, 1862.
ld not be caught in the field again. In numerous instances the privates complained that they had been drafted and forced to take up arms in a cause for which they had no sympathy. As a body, I thought they fraternized easily with our men, exhibiting none of that rancor, on the possession of which such scum as the Louisiana Wild Cats pride themselves. The cases of the Alliance and Gordon, the two English (?) ships in port, are peculiar, and may lead to sharp diplomacy. Both are owned by Fraser & Co., Charleston, cleared from St. John's, N. B., for Havana and Liverpool, put in here in violation of their articles, disposed of their cargoes, filled up with turpentine and cotton, attempted to slip out of the harbor, but failed, and have been lying here since last August. The skipper of the Alliance is a native of Saybrook, Ct.; he of the Gordon was born and raised within thirty miles of where his ship is now lying. De Forest, of the Alliance, aided in carrying guns, ammunition, and