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to be given out, amounting to several millions of dollars. Congressman Bouligny, of Louisiana, arrived here to-day from New Orleans. He states that four thousand soldiers have left that city for Lynchburg, Va., and that large bodies of troops from other parts of the Confederate States are moving in the same direction. He says that a strong Union settlement still exists in New Orleans, but is kept in complete subjection by the Secessionists. He traveled for some distance with Senator Johnson, who was groaned as a traitor at nearly every station. A fresh batch of army resignations were received to-day. Some of them are names of distinction. The following items are among the "latest from the South," in the New York papers: The Southerners do not want Fort Pickens, unless the Confederate Government is acknowledged by the European Powers. There is now in Pensacola ten thousand secession troops camped. Their being there is but a bait. The entire distance from
lifax. Halifax Co., Va., May 9th, 1861. Some time last winter, most of the Richmond papers noticed a publishing house in your city, under the style of Johnson & Browning, organized for the purpose of publishing a Family Atlas. For some months past a man with his wife, traveling in a top buggy, and calling himself Laytoe vicinity of the Court-House, but is becoming general. This man Layton professed to be from Connecticut, and if there is a house in your city under the style of Johnson &Browning, operating in good faith, it is strange they could not find agents without going to the land of wooden nutmegs for one. We are anxious to know moreon &Browning, operating in good faith, it is strange they could not find agents without going to the land of wooden nutmegs for one. We are anxious to know more about the firm of Johnson & Browning. I have written to the house, but have received no answer. Respectfully, yours, A. H. Richardson. City papers please copy.
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch,Affairs at "camp Mercer."headquarters camp Mercer, Near Fredericksburg, May 9, 1861. Among the companies now at this beautiful camp are the "Old Richmond Light Infantry Blues, Co. 'E,' " commanded by Capt. O. Jennings Wise; Co. "F," commanded by Capt. Cary; the Mount Pleasant Rifles, Capt. Johnson; Capt. R. L. Walker's Artillery, four field-pieces; the Fredericksburg Artillery, Capt.Braxton; Co. "B," Fredericksburg, Capt. Chew; Co. "A," Fredericksburg, Capt. Sener. The train last evening brought the Caroline Greys, Capt. Quisenberry, a fine looking and well-drilled body of men. The camp is under the command of Capt. R. Milton Cary, of Co. "F." The men are rapidly progressing in the drill, and the raw recruits are put through about seven hours each day. The strictest military discipline is enforced, and everything is upon complete "war footing." Several of the men have suffered somewhat from indisposition, but Dr. Cunningham, of the Fi
From Tennessee. Bristol, Tenn, May 7. --Johnson and Nelson, on approaching Blountville, were met by a deputation of citizens, who presented them the note of the Committee of Forty-Two.--They responded that if a majority of the meeting did not wish to hear them, they would not inflict a speech upon them. Whereupon, the vote was again taken upon the question of permitting them to speak. The meeting was composed of fifteen hundred persons. Five persons voted to hear them, three of thef a majority of the meeting did not wish to hear them, they would not inflict a speech upon them. Whereupon, the vote was again taken upon the question of permitting them to speak. The meeting was composed of fifteen hundred persons. Five persons voted to hear them, three of them came up on the train with Johnson and Nelson, and were citizens of Carter county. Finding such an overwhelming majority against them, they concluded not to speak. Sullivan county is now a unit for the South.
Trial of Forde — a jury obtained. --In a short while after the opening of Judge Lyons's Court on Saturday, the live men necessary to make up the number of twenty-four from whom to draw twelve jurymen to sit in the case of Robert S. Forde, charged with the murder of Robert E Dixon, were obtained. The following are the names of those constituting the jury: E. A. Smith, James C. Johnson, Samuel D. Hicks, Powhatan E. Dapuy, Peter Vail, Henry Bodeker, James W. New, L. Oldham, Thomas Jones, Charles H. Sinton, Richard L. Brown, and A. Wolff. After the administration of the usual oaths to the jurors and witnesses, the hour of three o'clock having arrived, on motion of Gen. Humphrey Marshall, the Court adjourned till this morning at 10 o'clock. The punctual attendance of witnesses is earnestly desired.
Runaways reward. --Left my stable on Friday morning, my negro men, Sam and Albert. Sam is between 35 and 40 years old, chunky, hair very bushy, and smartly gray, with whiskers. Albert is about 20 years old, mulatto, smooth face, very tall, and very large hands and feet. They are evidently making their way to the Yankee lines. I will pay the above reward for them or $300 for either if delivered to me or secured to that I can get them. Jas. C. Johnson, Virginia Stables, Franklin st. Richmond je 4--2t*
Six hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from my stables, on the night of the 28th instant, my two Negro men, named Albert and Henry. Henry is about twenty-two or twenty-three years old, about five feet six inches high, black, and stammers very badly when talking. Albert is about twenty years old, five feet seven inches high, bright mulatto, with smooth face and very large feet and hands. I will pay the above reward for them, or three hundred dollars for either one, delivered to me at my stables, on Franklin street. They are evidently making their way to the Yankee lines. James C. Johnson, Virginia Stables, Franklin street, Richmond, Va. au 30--3t*
Six hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from my stables, on the night of the 28th instant, my two Negro men, named Albert and Henry. Henry is about twenty-two or twenty-three years old, about five feet six inches high, black, and stammers very badly when talking. Albert is about twenty years old, five feet seven inches high, bright mulatto, with smooth face and very large feet and hands. I will pay the above reward for them, or three hundred dollars for either one, delivered to me at my stables, on Franklin street. They are evidently making their way to the Yankee lines. James C. Johnson, Virginia Stables, Franklin street, Richmond, Va. au 30--3t*
Six hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from my stables, on the night of the 28th instant, my two Negro men, named Albert and Henry. Henry is about twenty-two or twenty-three years old, about five feet six inches high, black, and stammers very badly when talking. Albert is about twenty years old, five feet seven inches high, bright mulatto, with smooth face and very large feet and hands. I will pay the above reward for them, or three hundred dollars for either one, delivered to me at my stables, on Franklin street. They are evidently making their way to the Yankee lines. James C. Johnson, Virginia Stables, Franklin street, Richmond, Va. au 30--3t*
The Daily Dispatch: September 3, 1864., [Electronic resource], Movements of the enemy in the Southwest. (search)
Six Hundred Dollars reward. --Ran away from my stables, on the night of the 28th ultimo, my two Negro men, named Albert and Henry. Henry is about twenty-two or twenty-three years old, about five feet six inches high, black, and stammers very badly when talking. Albert is about twenty years old, five feet seven inches high, bright mulatto, with smooth face and very large feet and hands. I will pay the above reward for them, or three hundred dollars for either one, delivered to me at my stables, on Franklin street. They are evidently making their way to the Yankee lines. James C. Johnson. Virginia Stables, Franklin street, Richmond, Virginia. se 3--10t
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