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The Daily Dispatch: April 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], Evening session. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: April 6, 1861., [Electronic resource], Evening session, (search)
Evening session, The Committee re-assembled at 4 o'clock. Mr. Leake took the floor and advocated his amendment, offered previous to the recess.-- He contended that none of the propositions reported by the Committee on Federal Relations were sufficient to reach the root of the evil. Mr. Johnson, of Richmond, said he could not give his consent to the amendment, for it seemed to him that the gentleman from Goochland contemplated the execution of the higher law himself, to which he had objected, by going behind the Constitution and taking the matter into his own hands. It would be enough for him (Mr. J.) if he could obtain from a majority of the Northern people guarantees of sound constitutional amendments which would put at rest the question now agitating this too much distracted country.--He briefly stated his objections to the amendment, which he hoped would not be adopted. Mr. Leake replied, expressing his belief that the gentleman from Richmond had misapprehend
The Daily Dispatch: may 7, 1861., [Electronic resource],
France and the Confederacy. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: may 9, 1861., [Electronic resource], Too good to be lost. (search)
Office of the Inspector General.Richmond, may 7th, 1861. Having been appointed to receive and muster into service the volunteers from the counties of Pittsylvania, Halifax, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Brunswick, Grayson, Nottoway, Prince Edward, Appomattox, Bockingham, Louisa, Hanover, Goochland, Powhatan, Cumberland, Henrico, Amelia, Fluvanna, and the city of Richmond, I give notice to all the volunteer companies in those counties to organize in their respective neighborhoods and to report to me by letter for orders, but in no case to march without special orders. Applications for service should state the condition of the company as to numbers uniform, outfit, arms, &c. John B. Baldwin, my 8--d3t&cw1w Inspector General.
Dangerous Characters. --One Degrassy Drumwright, who was driven out of Goochland a year since for conspiring with slaves to murder, was arrested here yesterday evening by the Mayor's orders, and put in the cage.--A man called Wm. H. Brown, said heretofore to have been employed at the shipdocks, was arrested by an officer and caged, on the oath of Jerry Fitzgibbon and others, who charge him with making use of incendiary language. After being deposited in the cage, he was bailed out by Alderman Taylor, Mr. Peter C. Tompkins becoming bound for his appearance this morning.
The Daily Dispatch: may 17, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Loudoun county. (search)
Personal. --Hon. Robert Toombs and lady, of Ga., S. R. Todd, brother-in law of Mrs. Lincoln, Judge A. M. Saunders and daughter, of North Carolina, Judge Hopkins and lady, of Mobile, Ala., Hon. D. C. Dejarnette, of Caroline, Hon. Jas. A. Seddon, of Goochland, and A. W. McDonald, of Winchester, are at the Spotswood Hotel.