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Searching for land. --The land fever is at its zenith, and, of necessity, must soon begin to subside. For weeks past search a train has passed on the Danville road that did not carry a score or more of land hauteurs on it, all searching for a place in the neighborhood of Dan River Amelia and Halifax counties have been scound other crops are looking beautiful. Finding but few places suited to their wants to be purchased at any price, many of the "hunters" have taken conveyances at Danville and made for that fertile region of country in North Carolina which lies along the line of the unfinished Piedmont road; but others again have made for the mountthe war, and that negro property is growing less safe every day. For that reason the farmers in that section are seeking temporary situations in the direction of Danville, and not that they have any idea of giving up permanently a region of country which abounds in the most productive soil and from the rivers of which the choicest
The Daily Dispatch: August 28, 1863., [Electronic resource], Escape of prisoners from Fort Delaware. (search)
An Express Robber convicted. Danville, Va., Aug. 2d. --Garvey, the express man, who robbed the Southern Express Company while employed as messenger between Danville and Richmond, was convicted to-day and sentenced to the Penitentiary.
The Daily Dispatch: August 28, 1863., [Electronic resource], The enemy Beyond Staunton — the Warm Springs occupied. (search)
Sentenced to the Penitentiary. --Wm. M. Garvy, some time since arrested and confined in jail in Pittsylvania county for breaking open a safe of the Southern Express Company and stealing therefrom a large sum of money, has recently been sentenced by the Court of that county to imprisonment in the penitentiary for two years. Garvy was employed at the time of the robbery, as messenger for that company, and accompanied their freight car between this city and Danville.