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The Daily Dispatch: September 10, 1863., [Electronic resource], Patriotic in
Patriotic in Albemarle --A public meeting was held in Charlottesville on Monday, which was presided over by Thos. J. Randolph, R. W. N. Noland acting as Secretary. It was addressed by Hon. Jas. P. Holcombe, who was followed by Senator Wigfall, of Texas.--Senator W. Said: He would like to test the patriotism of the people of Albemarle, and see if they were worthy sons of honored sires. He would like to know how many farmers there were here present who would pledge themselves-- 1st. Promptly to gather in and hand over to the Government agents their ten per cent. tax in kind. 2d. To set aside one other tenth to be sold to the Government at the prices that prevailed before the war, and take payment in Confederate bonds. 3d. To invest all their surplus funds, as far as practicable, in Confederate bonds, in stead of land and negroes. Gen. Wigfall was proceeding with his remarks, when interrupted by cries from all parts of the house, "Put the vole!"
The Daily Dispatch: July 27, 1864., [Electronic resource], The late peace movement. (search)