and request protection of the citizens and their property.
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The committee, which consisted of the Mayor (Hon. ords of the Council do not show who the committee were—waited on General Lee at his headquarters at the Dupuy House (now the suburban residenwest of the city, on the Dupuy road, in the county of Dinwiddie. General Lee was not at his headquarters when the committee arrived, but rode place was suggested as Major Giles B. Cook, who was a member of General Lee's staff, was a kinsman or connection of Mr. Paul, and a frequenttolled by the clock, and a few minutes thereafter, the bearer of General Lee's message (Major Cook) arrived.
Not only the committee, but allsisting with suggestions.
The message of General Lee was to the effect that the military would all be withdrawn by 12myself walked the streets during the entire night, and as we walked, Lee's soldiers, in large bodies, in squads, and singly, passed along thr