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The Daily Dispatch: December 11, 1865., [Electronic resource], Admission of Southern Representatives. (search)
Mr. Stearns offered a resolution inquiring into the expediency of authorizing county courts to borrow a sum not exceeding fifteen thousand dollars, on the credit of the counties, for which they may issue bonds. Mr. Lee, of Richmond, offered a resolution inquiring into the expediency of re-organizing the Public Guard. Mr. Langhorne, of Norfolk county, offered a resolution proposing a reduction of the pay of members to three dollars per day, which lays over under the rules. Mr. White, of Henrico, offered a resolution of inquiry relative to extending the time of the operation of the stay law. By Mr. Hardy, of Norfolk city — A resolution of inquiry relative to relieving from taxation citizens of portions of the State occupied for twelve months by Federal troops. By Mr. Lee, of Richmond — A resolution inquiring into the expediency of providing for the public printing by contract, to be awarded to the lowest bidder. Mr. Smith, of Williamsburg, offered a reso
ome principle for the settlement of debts and claims made and arising during the war, and that they report by bill or otherwise. By Mr. Hancock.--That the Committee on Propositions and Grievances inquire into the expediency of incorporating the Chesterfield Gas and Coal Mining Company, in the county of Chesterfield, and report by bill or otherwise. Oysters. By Mr. Smith, of Williamsburg.--That the Committee on Oysters inquire into the expediency of further protection. By Mr. White, of Hanover.--That the Committee on the Penitentiary inquire into the expediency of making the pay of the interior guard of the penitentiary equal to that of the exterior guard. By Mr. Ellis.--That the Committee on Propositions be instructed to inquire into the expediency of chartering the Virginia and North Carolina Land and Immigration Society, and report by bill or otherwise. Public Printing. A message from the Senate announced that body had declined to concur in the resol
The Daily Dispatch: December 21, 1865., [Electronic resource], President's message.--General Grant's report. (search)
ent to maintain order. The good of the country and economy require that the force kept in the interior, where there are many freedmen, (elsewhere in the Southern States, than at forts upon the sea coast, no force is necessary) should all be white troops. The reasons for this are obvious, without mentioning any of them. The presence of black troops, lately slaves, demoralizes labor, both by their advice, and by furnishing in their camps a resort for the freedmen for long distances around.--White troops generally excite no opposition, and, therefore, a small number of them can maintain order in a given district. Colored troops must be kept in bodies sufficient to defend themselves. It is not the thinking men who would use violence towards any class of troops sent among them by the General Government, but the ignorant in some places might; and the late slave seems to be imbued with the idea that the property of his late master should by right belong to him — at least, should have no
The Daily Dispatch: December 23, 1865., [Electronic resource], Greeley makes a motion to admit the Southern members. (search)
ort of a pistol, and a man who was opposite Mrs. Ould said: "Arrest that woman." Called policeman Jones and had her arrested. Then a call was made for the arrest of the man, and he was arrested; he said he was badly wounded, and was carried to Dr. White's office. Mrs. Ould had a pistol in her hand at the time she was arrested. Believed that Mrs. Ould was in a state of frenzy, and did not know what she was doing. The shooting at that time was all over. He had seen Mrs. Ould every night on his beat, and she knew him well. Meade, being recalled, stated that he was confined to his bed some twelve or fourteen days on account of the wound. Andrew J. Ford stated that he knew nothing about the case. Dr. White gave a description of the wound. It was about an inch and a half from the spine, and being so near the muscles of the back, it was impossible to probe it. At this point, Mr. Saunders adjourned the further investigation of the case until to-day at 11 o'clock. Wi
Baltimore markets. Baltimore, December 26. --Flour inactive.--Wheat very scarce. White corn firm; yellow dull. Oats and seeds dull. Provisions quiet Whisky dull.
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