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y the people, and that by such a majority as was never before given in Virginia for any man or measure. The vote in the East, the Valley, the Southwest and the Central West will be nearly unanimous. There will be no contest except in the Northwest, and even in this section there will be a majority for the ordinance outside of the Pan Handle. We have already sufficient information to justify the expectation of decided majorities in favor of the ordinance in the counties of Wetzel, Tyler, Pleasants, Hitchie, Lewis, Bourbon and Marion. In Wood, Taylor and Monongahela, it is believed that the majorities will be the other way.--From the other counties of the Northwest, outside of the Pan Handle, our information is not yet sufficient to determine with confidence to which side the majorities will incline; but in all of them many votes will be cast for the ordinance. Along the line of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad we learn that the Western counties of Jefferson, Berkeley, Morgan an
y the people, and that by such a majority as was never before given in Virginia for any man or measure. The vote in the East, the Valley, the Southwest and the Central West will be nearly unanimous. There will be no contest except in the Northwest, and even in this section there will be a majority for the ordinance outside of the Pan Handle. We have already sufficient information to justify the expectation of decided majorities in favor of the ordinance in the counties of Wetzel, Tyler, Pleasants, Hitchie, Lewis, Bourbon and Marion. In Wood, Taylor and Monongahela, it is believed that the majorities will be the other way.--From the other counties of the Northwest, outside of the Pan Handle, our information is not yet sufficient to determine with confidence to which side the majorities will incline; but in all of them many votes will be cast for the ordinance. Along the line of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad we learn that the Western counties of Jefferson, Berkeley, Morgan an
rg and Norfolk. At Smithfield, the counties of Isle of Wight, Surry and Sussex. At Petersburg, the counties of Pr. George, Chesterfield and Dinwiddie. At Buffalo, Putnam County, the counties of Mason, Jackson and Putnam. At Barboursville, Cabell County, the counties of Cabell, Wayne and Logan. At Charleston, the counties of Kanawha, Boone, Wyoming, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas and Clay. At Parkersburg, the counties of Wood, Wirt, Roane, Calhoun, Gilmer, Ritchie, Pleasants, Doddridge. At Moundsville, the counties of Tyler, Wetzel, Marshall, Ohio, Brooke, Hancock. At Grafton, the counties of Braxton, Lewis, Harrison, Monongalia, Taylor, Barbour, Upshur, Tucker, Marion, Randolph, Preston. At Richmond, the counties of Pittsylvania, Halifax, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Brunswick, Grayson, Nottoway, Prince Edward, Appomattox, Buckingham, Louisa, Hanover, Goochland, Powhatan, Cumberland, Henrico, Amelia, Fluvanna and the city of Richmond. my 4-- d3tcwd
urg and Norfolk. At Smithfield, the counties of Isle of Wight, Surry and Sussex. At Petersburg, the counties of Pr. George, Chesterfield and Dinwiddle. At Buffalo, Putnam County, the counties of Mason, Jackson and Putnam. At Barboursville,Cabell County, the counties of Cabell, Wayne and Logan. At Charleston, the counties of Kanawha, Boone, Wyoming, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas and Clay. At Parkersburg, the counties of Wood, Wirt, Roane, Calhoun, Gilmer, Ritchie, Pleasants, Doddridge. At Moundsville, the counties of Tyler, Wetzel, Marshall, Ohio, Brooke, Hancock. At Grafton, the counties of Braxton, Lewis, Harrison, Monongalla, Taylor, Barbour, Upshur, Tucker, Marion, Randolph, Preston. At Richmond, the counties of Pittsylvania, Halifax, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Brunewick, Grayson, Nottoway, Prince Edward, Appomattox, Buckingham, Louisa, Hanover, Goochland, Powhatan, Cumberland, Henrico, Amelia, Fluvanna and the city of Richmond. my 4--d3tcw6t
amages imposed on them for the failure of said Sheriff to pay the revenue of said county into the treasury within the time prescribed by law; by Mr. Tomlin, of paying to James A. Bond a sum of money due for services rendered the 87th Regiment Virginia Militia; by Mr. Rutherford, of withdrawing Bill 67 of the last session, entitled, "a bill to give effect to the 19th clause of the 4th article of the Constitution;" by Mr. Phelps, of releasing the sureties of H. L. Pickens, late Sheriff of Pleasants county, from the payment of damages, &c.; by Mr. Walker, of refunding to Joseph Kline and others, or their representative, taxes improperly paid; by Mr. Rutherford, of reporting a bill to defray the expenses attending the recent revision and republication of the Code of Virginia; by Mr. Magruder, of providing for defraying the expenses of transporting Gatt's statue of Jefferson from Florence, procuring a pedestal for same, and for properly setting it up; by Mr. Lynn, of granting relief to the
the adoption of the second resolution, which was as follows: "Resolved, That vacancies exist in the representation in the House of Delegates from the counties of Ohio, Preston, Monongalia, Harrison, Marion, Kanawha and Berkeley, each being entitled to two delegates; from the counties of Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Wetzel, Taylor, Upshur, Lewis, Wood, Putnam, Mason, and Morgan, each being entitled to one delegate, and from the election districts, composed of the counties of Ritchie and Pleasants, Doddridge and Tyler, and Jackson and Roane, each being entitled to one delegate." The resolution was opposed by Messrs. Newton, of Westmoreland; Rutherfoord, of Goochland; Noland, of Loudoun, and Bradford, of Clarke, on the ground that sufficient evidence was not before the House to justify it in declaring the seats from those counties vacant. The resolution was advocated by Messrs. Forbes, of Fauquier; Anderson, of Botetourt, and Hunter, of Jefferson. Upon a call for the ayes an
The Daily Dispatch: April 7, 1862., [Electronic resource], [correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] (search)
ent. A late wheeling paper says: A most diabolical attempt was made, as Saturday afternoon last, to assassinate . iff James L. Hanlon, of Picasants .Virginia, and Mr. Johson, a collector of as Hanlon and Mr. Johnson have been .over Pleasants county for some three weeks and have met with many annoyances from Secessionists, who object to paying taxes late while they call the bogus Wheeling Government. They left St. Mary's on Saturday afternoon, to go to another part of the county, and wattacked is inhabited entirely by Secessionists, and it is the opinion of Mr. Johnson that the assassins are rebels, who oppose the Wheling Government, and who are waging a war upon its officers, Several Sherith have recently been elected in Pleasants county, but owing to the violence and danger necessary to be incurred in collecting taxes and the known audacity of money, they failed to qualify. Mr. Hanlon at last accepted the position, and was being assigned by Mr. Johnson, who had been previo
t they exercise their discretion as to the most effective means of obtaining volunteers, by holding public meetings and otherwise. Volunteers from the counties east of the Chesapeake bay, and south of the Rappahannock river, and cast of the Blue Ridge, will rendezvous at Norfolk, and from the residue of counties east of the Blue Ridge at Alexandria. Those from the Valley district will rendezvous at Martinsburg; and those from the Wheeling Congressional district, (except the county of Pleasants) at Wheeling and Grafton. Those furnished by the residue of the counties of the State will rendezvous at Charleston, Guyandotte, Parkersburg, and Clarksburg, as may be most convenient. A premium of $2 will be paid for each accepted volunteer, and upon his acceptance by the regimental surgeon $25, (part of the $100 bounty,) and $13, (one month's pay,) will be advanced, thus enabling the volunteer to leave $38 with his family or friends, should be desire to do so. Loyal men of Vir
Mr. Barbour rose to a privilege question, and laid before the House the application of Mr. Thomas S. Raymond, of Marion county, asking to be admitted to a seat under its previsions. The application is breed upon a resolution passed by the Legislature on the 19th of March, 1861, declaring vacancies to exist in the counties of Ohio, Preston, Monongalia, Harrison, Marion, Kanawha, Berkeley, Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Weisel, Taylor, Upshur, Lewis, Wood, Putham Mason, Morgan, Ritchie and Pleasants, Doddridge and Tyler, Jackson and Roane. Mr. Green presented the claims of Mr. Robert E. Cowan, of Preston county, to a seat in this body, under the provisions of the same act. After a brief discussion, both cases were referred to the Committee on Privileges and Elections. The consideration of the pending subject was then resumed, the question being upon a Ryder offered by Mr. Bouldin, providing that nothing in this act shall be so construed as to impair or interfere with any co
upon the table and made the order of the evening at 8 o'clock. The bill to authorize a new issue of Treasury notes of less denomination then one dollar was put upon its passage, but falled for want of a constitutional majority. The vote was reconsidered and the bill laid upon the table. At 3 o'clock the Senate took a recess. House of Delegates.--The House was called to order at 11 o'clock. On motion of Mr. Fleming, the credentials of Lewis A. Phelps, of Ritchie and Pleasants counties, were referred to the Committee on Elections, and leave granted the committee to sit during the session of the House. The Committee on Elections, to whom were referred the credentials of Lewis A. Phelps, reported favorably on the same, when that gentlemen came forward and, after being duly sworn, was admitted to his seat. On motion of Mr. Fleming, the bill providing for increasing the compensation of interior guard of the penitentiary to $1 per diem was read a third time, and
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