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The Daily Dispatch: July 15, 1862., [Electronic resource], Flag of truce. (search)
Flag of truce. A flag of truce left this city yesterday, conveying a lot of paroled Yankee prisoners to General McCellan's headquarters. Among the parties thus sent off were the members, some dozen in number, of the Pittsburg Sanitary Commission, taken at Savage a Station, and all of the Federal Surgeons save these deputed by themselves to stay in attendance on their wounded.
The Daily Dispatch: December 11, 1863., [Electronic resource], Shoddy in the
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Shoddy in the Yankee capital. --A Washington correspondent of the New York Express writes: Since the breaking out of the war quite a number of our citizens have enriched themselves, chiefly by legitimate business operations. G. C. McGuire & Co., the auctioneers, have cleared $300,000 by a contract for mattresses and iron bedsteads; Savage & Co., hardware dealers, at least $150,000; Sibley & Gray, stove dealers, as much more; C. L. Woodward, in the same business, $100,000. These firms occupy contiguous places of business between 10th and 11th streets. John E. Evans & Co., hardware, $200,000; J. & E. Owen, merchant tailors, $76,000; Mr. Lutze, saddler, $60,000; Mr. Rapler, blacksmith, $100,000, for shoeing Government horses. A poor wheelwright, for putting together wheelbarrows, bought at the North, $30,000--they were transported hither in pieces to save freight. Hudson, Taylor, and Philip & Solomon, stationers, $50,000 apiece. Mr. Taylor, has invested part of his propert
The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1863., [Electronic resource], Deaths of Confederate prisoners. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 20, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Anticipated attack on
The Daily Dispatch: April 14, 1864., [Electronic resource],
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From Northern Virginia. Hamilton's Crossing, April 13. --A force of Yankees, estimated at one hundred, came to Falmouth to-day, capturing two wagons. A skirmish ensued between the Yankees and Capt. Savage's Provost Guard and a party of Cobb's Georgia Legion. The Yankees, after remaining one hour, retired, going up the Warrenton road.
The calamities of genius are notorious. It is either in jail, like Savage; or is pitted with small-pox, like Mirabeau; or gets drunk, like Burns; or lives a life of continual warfares with sheriffs, like Steele; or dies of hunger, like Cervantes; or puts an end to itself, like Chatterion; or never comes to an end at all, and goes to law besides, like Count George Johannes. The old citizens of Richmond all remember this gifted Bohemian chevalier. In former days, he graced the theatrical boards of the Old Marshall under the simple, republican appellation of George Jones. He afterwards traveled in foreign parts, became the pot of royalty, as genius sometimes is, and was intimate with Napoleon and the Emperor of Russia,--so he says, --and we defy any man to prove the contrary. It is often the lot of scientific and esthetic men, of poets, painters, sculptors, musicians, inventors and artists, to be looked down upon by the great ones of the earth. The quondam hero of the Mar
From California — ratification of the constitutional amendment. Sacramento, Cal., December 18. --Resolutions ratifying the constitutional amendment abolishing slavery finally passed the State Legislature to-day. Legal-tenders sell at fifty-seven cents. Mining stocks generally sell lower: Cholar Potosi, $118; Yellow Jacket, $420; Savage, $830; Ophir, $300. The British gunboat Sparrowhawk, from Vancouver's Island, arrived here last night.
The Daily Dispatch: December 30, 1865., [Electronic resource], Interesting to Masons — question of invasion of Jurisdiction. (search)
San Francisco News. San Francisco, Cal., December 28. --The overland mail, with New York dates to the 30th November, has arrived. A slight shock of an earthquake was felt at Santa Clara last night. The firm of Jakaboasky & Warmner failed to-day. Their liabilities amount to over two hundred thousand dollars. Greenbacks sell at sixty-seven and three-quarters. The following are the quotations for mining stocks: Ophir sold in morning at three hundred and fifty dollars; evening, at three hundred and seventy dollars a share; Chollar Potosi, one hundred and fifty to one hundred and sixty-two dollars; Yellow Jacket, five hundred fifty to five hundred and seventy dollars; and Savage, eight hundred and thirty dollars.