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The Daily Dispatch: January 3, 1865., [Electronic resource],
Five Hundred Dollars reward. (search)
Mayor's Court, yesterday. --William Packingham, drunk and disorderly in the street, was held to security for his good behavior. Dick, slave of Jane Donley; Harry, slave of William Fureron; John, slave of John Goode; and Tom, slave of James McEntire, all Chesterfield negroes, were ordered to be whipped for stealing a hog, valued at fifteen dollars in gold, the property of some person unknown. Watchman Fromer caught these negroes about two o'clock yesterday morning in an old lot in rear of the Mansion House, on Main street, in the act of carrying off a dead hog, which, upon investigation, he ascertained they had tolled for a certain distance and then thrown a noose over its neck, choking it to death. In a room in the neighborhood, occupied by the accused, a large lot of corn and some half-picked chickens were also found. Three flashy mulatto girls, named Catherine, slave of Ann Fox; Fanny, slave of Harry Wyatt; and Emma, slave of Kitty Yarrington; charged with rio
The Daily Dispatch: February 2, 1865., [Electronic resource],
New England Vindictiveness. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 10, 1865., [Electronic resource], The meetings yesterday. (search)
Anderson, of Botetourt, took the chair, when addresses were made by Colonel John B. Baldwin, of Augusta; Colonel Funsten, and Hon. John Goode, all members of the Confederate House of Representatives. Colonel Baldwin's speech. Colonel Baldwin, in the beginning of his remarks, referred to his course in the Convention of
hoes, clothes, provisions, etc., and divide his all with the brave boys in the army.--The speaker closed his remarks amid the wildest applause.
Speech of Hon. John Goode.
Hon. Mr. Goode, who followed Colonel Baldwin, saw no despondency among our brave defenders in the army, and wished to know whether the people were prepaMr. Goode, who followed Colonel Baldwin, saw no despondency among our brave defenders in the army, and wished to know whether the people were prepared to fight like freemen or submit as slave.
We had resources and men enough to win our independence, and our success could be accomplished if we but did our duty.
Eight millions of people could never be subjugated, if they were worthy of independence.
We had not suffered as other people fighting for their rights had, and he sa