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The Daily Dispatch: November 9, 1860., [Electronic resource], Self-made Nobility. (search)
Richmond and York River Railroad. --The annual meeting of stockholders of the Richmond and York River Railroad convened at the company's office in this city on Wednesday night. The meeting was called to order by Mr. Richard G. Morriss, of Richmond, on whose motion Dr. Robert Saunders, of Williamsburg, was appointed Chairman. A committee was appointed to examine proxies, who reported that there was a quorum in attendance. The annual report of the President (an abstract of which we have published,) was read and referred to the following committee: Dr. Thos. W. Fauntleroy, Dr. R. M. Garrett, Jno. Bagby, B. R. Welford and B. B. Douglas. The meeting then adjourned to meet again at the Exchange Hotel, on Thursday, at 11 o'clock A. M. The stockholders met yesterday pursuant to adjournment, but without transacting any business of importance, adjourned to meet again at 7 o'clock P. M.
The Daily Dispatch: March 10, 1865., [Electronic resource], The Dispatch. (search)
Richmond Circuit Court, yesterday. --Judge Meredith presiding.--In the matter of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus of F. Rupricht, continued from Monday, additional testimony was adduced, and the Court ordered his discharge from Colonel J. B. Danforth's regiment second-class militia. In the matter of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus of William Wingfield, of Hanover county, a bonded farmer, the case was elaborately argued by Messrs. August, Lyons, and Winn of Hanover, for affiant, and B. R. Welford, Jr., for the Government. The court reserved its decision to a future day. The decision in this case involves that of a number of similar cases pending in the same court, and who will be remanded or discharged as the Judge remands or discharges this petitioner.