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The Daily Dispatch: April 8, 1861., [Electronic resource],
The Convention. The secession resolutions adopted by the people of Charlotte were presented on Staturday, by Mr.Bouldin.Two petitions for an Ordinance of Secession, from the people of Norfolk county, were presented by Mr.Chanbliss. It was after wards stated by Mr.Holladaythat the signers of the petitions constituted but a small minority of the voters of the county. Mr.Johnsonpresented a secession memorial, signed by 1,530 citizens of Richmond, and Mr.Macfarlandfollowed it up by presenting the resolution lately adopted by the Union men at the African Church. All these documents were referred to the Committee on Federal Relations. In Committee of the Whole, various amendments were offered to the 9th resolution of the report, and rejected, after which the resolution was adopted without essential alteration. The Committee then referred back to the 8th resolution, which recognizes the right of secession for just cause. Mr. Carlilemade a persevering but unavailing effort to am
Stephen B. Tatem, Esq., has received the county nomination as one of the delegates to represent Norfolk county and Portsmouth in the next General Assembly.
The Daily Dispatch: may 17, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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The Chambersburg (Va.) Democrat announces that Judge Stuart declines a re-election to Congress. Hon. Robert Mallory is a candidate for Congress in the Seventh Congressional District of Kentucky. The "credit" of starting the lie that Leonard S. Hall was mobbed in Parkersburg, belongs to the Wheeling Intelligencer. A lot of muskets and pikes were seized by the United States soldiers at the McKim House, Baltimore, on Tuesday. The Second Regiment of New York infantry arrived at Baltimore on Tuesday. Thomas Corwin, Minister to Mexico, arrived at Vera Cruz on the 30th of April. The Court of Norfolk county on Monday appropriated $10,000 for war purposes.
The Daily Dispatch: May 24, 1861., [Electronic resource], Stop the
The Daily Dispatch: June 12, 1861., [Electronic resource], The
Yankees still wasting their ammunition. (search)
The Yankees still wasting their ammunition. --On Sunday one of James' patent rifled-cannon concussion shells was fired from the Quaker City at Fred. Wilson, Esq., of Norfolk County, who was riding on the beach near Cape Henry. The steamer was about a mile and a half from the shore, and the shot was lodged in a sand hill about fifty feet from the mark at which it was aimed. Nobody scared. The projectile, which was brought to town by Mr. W. is of singular and ingenious construction, makes a shrill noise when flying through the air, like that of a steam whistle, and generally explodes on striking any object.--Norfolk Argus.
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.another company in Norfolk county--the Jackson Greys. Camp of Instruction, Pussast Grove, Norfolk County, Va., June 17, 1861. We have raised, without difficulty, a new company of Infantry, numbering sixty men, We call ourselves the "Jackson Greys," after the late valorous host of the Marshall House, Alexandria, and we are here encamped tea the purpose of being thoroughly drilled in the Infantry faction, and at least partially drilled in camp life. We are dependent the liberality of the farmers in the neighborhood for our fare. So far, they have supplied us most generously with hams, poultry, and other good things of law season, and as all give us a hearty "God speed," we doubt not we shall keep supplied Our uniform is being made and we are furnished with a black drummer and fifer, and the ladies of the neighborhood have subscribed the money to purchase a handsome flag for us. We are doing our bees to be mustered into service, armed an
The Daily Dispatch: November 12, 1860., [Electronic resource], Affairs at the