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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.
as he was over the conscript age at the time of enrollment, and to be put into the reserves. After argument by counsel, the Court retained its decision until this morning. Hon. B. B. Douglas, of the Virginia Senate, appeared for affiant; B. R. Welford, Jr., for Government. Peyton Johnston was discharged from the custody of Colonel J. B. Danforth, under a writ of habeas corpus, in consequence of being over the age of fifty years. The case of James Kennedy, who applies for a discharge who applies for a discharge from the same regiment on the same grounds, was continued until Monday. In the case of William Wingfield, of Hanover county, a bonded farmer, who was among those whose details were revoked, and he now applies for a discharge under his bond: after hearing the evidence and arguments of counsel, the Court reserved its decision until Monday next. Hon. James Lyons and — Winn, of Hanover, represented the affiant; Mr. B. R. Welford, Jr., appeared for the Government.
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.