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is one of the swiftest ocean steamers afloat, propelled by paddies and mounts fourteen guns, some of which are very heavy. The Dacotah is a sloop of war, propelled by a screw, and mounts seven guns. Should the Alabama encounter one or more of the squadron she would depend for safety on the relative speed of her pursuer, for Semmes would not fight his antagonist. The expedition into North Carolina. The United States steamer transport Oriole, Captain Holmes, from Hatteras Inlet, 2d November, arrived at New York Thursday. Letters by the arrival state that an expedition had left Newbern, North Carolina, about October 26th, by land and water, composed of about twelve thousand men and several gunboats. The expedition was in command of Gen. Foster. Its destination, is not stated. We should not be surprised, says the Herald, to learn, by the next arrival from Newbern, that the Union forces above mentioned had captured Goldsborough — a point of the most strategic importance
the money as being his savings as a tobacco factory operative and himself as the purchaser of the sugar. To as certain the truth of the story the case was continued until the 14th inst. Chastain Gray, a free negro, was ordered to return to Amelia, where he came from and three slaves, found without passes, were discharged. Hustings Court--Recorder Caskie presiding.--Thomas Kelly and James Gammon, charged with drugging Capt Alexander H Franklin, and robbing him of $200, on the 2d of November, were examined and sent on for final trial. John J. Hockaday, charged with assaulting and beating Sam T Pearce, a watchman, was tried and acquitted. The Attorney for the Commonwealth, by consent of the Court, entered a nolle prosequi in the case of the boys Tom Turpin, Jim Logan, and Bob Lotsy, and they were discharged. Chas. Mitchell, charged with stealing a coat from the Columbian Hotel, was found guilty and sentenced to thirty days imprisonment. The following parti
The Daily Dispatch: October 30, 1863., [Electronic resource], An Iron-Clad argument about the steam rams. (search)
Richmond Circuit Court --Judge Meredith presiding.--This Court will commence its fall term on Monday, 2d November, at 11 o'clock. Jurors and witnesses who have been summoned to attend will take heed and be on hand in time. There are a few of the riot cases postponed to this term of the Court, and one or two other cases sent on from the Hustings Court. Other than these, there are nothing but civil cases to try.
A letter from Gov. Vance, dated Madison county, N. C., Nov. 2d, states that the enemy have withdrawn from Western North Carolina to East Tennessee. They carried off several prominent citizens in chains.
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