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The Daily Dispatch: January 24, 1862., [Electronic resource], Contraband trade in Illinois--Seizure of medicines, &c. (search)
announced its nomination of Messrs.Charles W. Russell, Wm. Daniels, jr., Wm. Ballard Preston, R. M. T. Hunter, and Wm. C. Rives as candidates for the said vacancies.ll and Rives. Messrs. Robertson, Douglas, and Alderson for Messrs. Hunter and Preston, and Messrs. Neeson, Brannan, and Wylier, for Mr. Russell, of Wheeling. Md that he now believed it to be his duty to vote for Mr. Russell, instead of Mr. Preston. The Senate then sent a communication to the House that they were readyr, Thomas of Henry, Thompson, Urquhart, Whittle, Wiley, and Witton. For Mr. Preston--Messrs. Alderson, Ball, Branch, Christian of Middlesex, Coghill, Day, Dickeof votes cast164 Necessary to a choice83 Of these, Mr. Hunter received140 Mr. Preston88 Mr. Russell62 Mr. Rives23 Mr. Floyd7 Mr. Daniels2 Mr. J. M. Mason1 Mr. Wise1 Of these, Robert M. T. Hunter and William Ballard Preston having received the requisite number of votes, were declared to be duly elected Senators from
The Daily Dispatch: January 24, 1862., [Electronic resource], "Sawery" Bennett's opinion of old Abe. (search)
ewton, of Westmoreland, again nominated R. M. T. Hunter. Mr. Crockett re-nominated William Ballard Preston. Mr. Green nominated Chas. W. Russell. Mr. Walker nominated Wm. C. Rives, of Wilson, Woodhouse, Woodson, Woolfolk, Wooten, Worsham, Wright, Wynett-- Total 105. For Mr. Preston--Messrs. Baker, Barbour, Baskervill, Bouldin, Brooks, Buford, Burks, Carter, Cazenove, Cecil,James. For Mr. Barbour--Mr. Carpenter. Recapitulation. R. M. T. Hunter, 105; Wm. Ballard Preston, 67; Charles W. Russell, 39; William C. Rives, 11; John B. Floyd, 7; William Daniel, Jr., following as the result of the vote on joint ballot: Robert M. T. Hunter140 William Ballard Preston88 Charles W. Russell62 William O. Rives23 John B. Floyd7 William Daniel, Jr.2 Jamenecessary to a choice, 83. The Speaker then announced that Robert M. T. Hunter and William Ballard Preston, having the largest number of votes, were duly elected Confederate States Senators from
Confederate Senators. Messrs. R. M. T. Hunter, and William Ballard Preston, were yesterday elected Senators from the State of Virginia to the Confederate Congress. Mr. Hunter being now Secretary of State of the Confederate Government, his election to the Senate will occasion a vacancy in the Cabinet.