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mmissioners of their appointment. The report having been completed, the yeas and nays were called on its adoption, with the following result: Yeas.--Messrs, Armstrong, Brannon, Bence, Carson, Carraway, Carter, Christian, Claiborne, Coghill, Critcher, Day, John Dickenson, Asa D. Dickinson, Douglas, French, Gatewood, Greever, Hubbard, Isbell, Johnson, Layne, Logan, Lynch, Marshall, McKenney, Nash, Neal, Neeson, Newlon, Newman, Pate, Paxton, Quesenberry, Richmond, Rives, Stuart, Henry W. Thomas, Christopher Y. Thomas, Townes and Wickham--40. Nays.--Messrs, August, Early, Finney, Pennybacker and Thompson--5. Mr. August and others, in voting against the resolutions, explained their reasons for so doing. Bills Reported.--A bill to incorporate the Valley Railroad Company; a bill allowing the Northwestern Bank of Virginia, and any of its branches, to establish an agency in the city of Richmond for the redemption of its circulating notes; a bill to authorize the Norfo
ut a few slight verbal amendments, was passed by the following vote: Ayes.--Messrs. Armstrong, August, Bruce, Carson, Carraway, Claiborne, Coghill, Day, John Dickenson, Asa B. Dickinson, Douglass, Early, French, Gatewood, Greever, Hubbard, Isbell. Johnson, Logan, Lynch, Marshall, Massie, McKenney, Nash, Newlon, Newman, Pate, Paxton, Pennybacker, Quesenberry, Tallaferro, Thompson, and Urquhast--32. Nays.--Messrs. Brannon, Caldwell, Carter, Critcher, Neal, Neeson, Rives, Stuart, Henry W. Thomas, Townes, and Wickham--11. Bills Passed.--Senate bill organizing a volunteer company of cavalry in Albemarle county; Senate bill amending the charter of the Black Lick and Plaster Bank Turnpike Company; Senate bill to incorporate the Cove Creek Lead, Copper and Iron Manufacturing Company in the county of Tazewell; Senate bill authorizing the Loch Leven Rangers, in the county of Lunenburg, to be organized with a less number than now required by law; Senate bill providing pay for the
Personal. --Among the arrivals in the city yesterday were Wm. N. McVeigh, (President of the Back of the Old Dominion,) Alexandria; Henry W. Thomas, Fairfax; E. J. Lloyd, Alexandria; Capt. Dan Conner and Thomas S. Lubbock, Texas; Dr. A. M. Fauntleroy and Geo. Jackson, late U. S. A.; Charles F. Pope, Goochland.
The Jackson fund. --We are authorized to state that Henry W. Thomas, Esq., the Senator from the Alexandria and Fairfax district, has been appointed by the widow of the heroic Jackson, who fell at Alexandria, her agent and attorney to receive and invest any contributions that may be made for his family. Mr. Thomas is a neMr. Thomas is a near connection of the family and will faithfully take care that the generous contributions to that object will be faithfully appropriated. H. W. Thomas, attorney and agent for Mrs. Jackson and children, acknowledges the receipt, through A. A. Morson, Esq., of $1,020 contributed by the citizens of New Orleans for her benefit. enerous contributions to that object will be faithfully appropriated. H. W. Thomas, attorney and agent for Mrs. Jackson and children, acknowledges the receipt, through A. A. Morson, Esq., of $1,020 contributed by the citizens of New Orleans for her benefit. Mr. Thomas' address, for the present, is at Manassas Junction.
The Daily Dispatch: July 20, 1861., [Electronic resource], Sketch of the Martyr Jackson and his family. (search)
publican, gives the following sketch of the heroic Jackson and his family, the facts of which were derived during a personal interview with his wife and sister, Mrs. Thomas: Before leaving Fairfax, I called to pay my respects to Mrs. Susan M. Jackson, the widow of Jas. W. Jackson, the martyr, who fell in Alexandria on the 24th of May, in the cause of Southern liberty. She resides in a neat little cottage near the Court-House, provided for her by Major Henry W. Thomas, who married a sister of her husband. She received me with great kindness, and spoke with deep emotion of the generosity of the Southern people towards herself and family. She has three lovely children with her — all daughters — of the ages of thirteen, ten and seven, one of whom is said to bear a striking resemblance of her father. Mrs. Thomas has two daguerreotypes of the hero, one of which was taken while he was at work in his garden, with his hat, coat and vest off. It is a very striking face, and bears
are to be regarded as traitors. "Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind." Cumberland Gap. The Yankee newspapers have reported that the Federal forces have taken possession of Cumberland Gap; but the Knoxville Register has information through a courier that everything was quiet at that place. The recent demonstration by the Federalists, who have six regiments at Cumberland Ford, was merely a feint, it is supposed, to direct attention from the movements of General Shoepf, who is making preparations to advance through Big Creek Gap. General Thomas's command has gone to Bowling Green. Fayetteville. Fayetteville, Arkansas, recently burned by Gen. McCulloch, is situated in the northwest corner of the State of Arkansas, west of Boston mountain, about thirty miles from the Missouri line, on the St. Louis and California road. It is over two hundred miles from Little Sock. Fayetteville had a population of about twelve hundred, and most of its citizens are in the army.
r the use of this hall to the Confederate Congress when the Legislature shall have adjourned sine dis. An engrossed bill, to be entitled "An act legalizing the manufacture of alcohol," was taken up and passed. A Senate resolution, exempting an additional Deputy Sheriff of Franklin county from military service, was sent in and passed by the House. The joint order of the day, for the election of a Secretary of the Common Wealth, a Treasurer, an Auditor of Public Accounts, a Second Auditor, a Register of the Land Office, a Public Printer, a Superintendent of the Penitentiary, and a General Agent and Storekeeper of the Penitentiary, was taken up. After debate, the election of Superintendent of the Penitentiary resulted: Blue, 57; Pendleton, 42. Mr. Blue was then declared duly elected Superintendent of the Penitentiary for the constitutional term, commencing 21 January, 1863. Henry W. Thomas was then elected Second Auditor, after which the House adjourned, d
ut-throats, pick-pockets, et id emne genus, are at a discount, owing to the presence of the Provost Marshal's guard, whose persuasive influences are backed up by the presence of glistening bayonets. "Discharged," was marked at the end of every one of the following entries on the Mayor's book yesterday: Mrs. Ann M. Dixton, threatening to cut with an axe Mary Campbell, wife of Michael Campbell. Frederick Smith, employing a wagon on the streets of the city without a license. Thomas Ducke, allowing his two sons, Charles and Richard, to throw stones in the street. J. R. Blankinship, permitting his son, Thomas, to throw stones in the street. Reuben West, permitting his son, John, to throw stones in the street. Mrs. Chas. Green, permitting her son, William, to throw stones in the street. Mrs. Chas. Green, permitting her son, William, to throw stones in the street. Catherine Williams, assaulting and throwing dirty water in the face of Henrietta Miles.
its capital. Resolution. By Mr. Ball That the Committee for Courts of Justice inquire into the expediency of providing for the taking of acknowledgments of deeds and the writing by persons in the military service. Election of officers. On motion of Mr. Armstrong, the joint order of the day — postponed from yesterday — having for its object the election of certain State officers, was taken up, and the Senate proceeding to the execution of the same, the following candidates were declared elected for two years from the 2d day of January next: Storekeeper of the Penitentiary.--R. M. Nimmo, of Richmond. First Auditor.--J. M. Bennett, of Lewis. Second Auditors.--Henry W. Thomas, of Fairfax. Secretary of the Commonwealth.--G. W. Munford, of Richmond. Treasurer.--J. S. Calvert, of Shenandoah. Register of the Land Office.--Stafford H. Parker, of Caroline. Public Printer.--Wm. F. Ritchie, of Richmond. On motion the Senate adjourned
and sent to the Senate. A bill for the relief of Levi Johnson was rejected — ayes 6, noes 70. Election of State officers. The special order of the day, being the election of a General Agent and Storekeeper of the Penitentiary, was called. For this office Mr. Robertson, of Richmond, nominated Walter D. Blair; Mr. Crockett nominated Mitchell B. Tate; Mr. Mallory nominated John T. Knote; Mr. Corenove nominated Robert M. Nimme. On the 9th ballot Mr. Mimmo was duly elected. A message was received from the Senate with the following nominations for the remaining officer: First Auditor, J. M., Sennett; Second Auditor, Henry W. Thomas, of Fairfax; Treasurer. John S. Calvert; Register Land. Office, Stafford H. Parker; Public Printer. W. F. Ritchie; Secretary of the Commonwealth, George W. Munford. No additional nominations were made by the House. The vote was taken, and all the gentlemen designated were unanimously elected, and so declared by the Speaker. Adjourned.
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