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The Daily Dispatch: March 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National crisis. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: March 14, 1861., [Electronic resource], The interior of the
Floating Batter. (search)
The interior of the Floating Batter. --A New York merchant, who, while in Charleston, was shown through the Floating Battery, furnishes the Times with the following description of its interior: Accompanied by one of the Governor's Aids and met by Lieut. Hamilton at the entrance, we crawled through the gun holes, and stepped on the main deck. The first impression is that of immense solidity. The outer or gun side is covered with six plates of iron--two of them of the T railroad pattern, placed horizontally, and the other four bolted one over the other, in the strongest manner, and running vertically. The wall of the gun side is full four feet thick, constructed of that peculiar Palmetto wood, so full of fibrous material that 64-pounders cannot pierce them. The main deck is wide and roomy. In nineteen open chambers, on the port side of the deck, we found a profusion of shot--34-pounders, while just beyond them is an immense pile of sand-bags, which protect an overhanging
The Daily Dispatch: March 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], A Navy for the
Confederated States. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: March 29, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Washington city appointments. (search)
From Texas. Galveston, March 26. --The Convention elected Ford Colonel, and Bavlor Lieutenant Colonel, of the regiment of Rangers, to serve 12 months on the frontiers. On the 21st Messrs. Houston and Hamilton delivered speeches at Austin, denouncing the Convention, &c. On the 23d the Convention, in Committee of the Whole, adopted the Confederate Constitution almost unanimously. On engrossing, the vote was also nearly unanimous.
The Daily Dispatch: April 25, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Sunday, April 21, 1861.
The Daily Dispatch: May 24, 1861., [Electronic resource], The
first copper Cent. (search)
The first copper Cent. --Speaking of the first copper cent come after the adoption of the Constitution, Mr. Prime relates the following anecdote: "The first cent was come in 1793, when Alexander. Hamilton was Secretary of the Treasury. It did not give universal satisfaction, and the following criticism appeared in the Argus — a Boston paper — of March 26, 1793. 'The chain on the reverse is a bad omen for liberty, and Liberty herself seems to be in a fright. May she not justly cry out, in the words of the Apostle — Alexander, the coppersmith, has done me much harm; the Lord reward him according to his work
The Daily Dispatch: June 6, 1861., [Electronic resource], A slight mistake. (search)