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The Daily Dispatch: December 12, 1861., [Electronic resource], Interesting from
Interesting from Mexico. --We take the following paragraph from a letter dated City of Mexico, October 29, and published in the New York Herald: Strange whispers are on the air that the agent of the Confederate States, learning the proposed disembarkation of troops at Guaymas, offered $2,000,000 to this Government for the use of the port of Matamoras; all of which being reported to the Legation, the American Minister held out a counter offer of $6,000, 0000, and that, in great disgust at the discovery that the Mexican Cabinet has only been playing with his eagerness to extort a higher bid from him, Mr. Corwin talks of going home in November. He will carry with him such treaties or conventions, for ratification at Washington, as the alarm of the Government shall suffer to remain intact. --Startled at the fact that Col. Pickett has denounced as an act of hostility to the rebels the license to pass U. S. troops through Mexican territory to invade Arizona and Texas, these peo
The Daily Dispatch: December 25, 1861., [Electronic resource], Runaway--
twenty Doldars reward (search)
The Daily Dispatch: October 30, 1862., [Electronic resource], Proceedings in the courts. (search)
Proceedings in the courts. Mayor's Court, October 29th. --John Boyd, the man arrested for stealing O. M. Hancock's pocketbook, containing $28, on Monday night, on Franklin street, was finally examined and sent on to a called Court to be held on the 3d of November. Dan and Catherine Keys, who were arrested at the instigation of Bridget Canley, who charged them with an assault, were admonished and lot off, it appearing that the disturbance complained of was one of these casual flar
oked against him.
Hustings Court--Judge Lyons Presiding.--No criminal cases were tried before this Court yesterday.
It will not be in session to day. To-morrow the extortion case of "Hagan's John" will come up on the docket for trial.
Henrico Circuit Court, Oct, 29.--The case of Jos. Bernard, charged with shooting John C. Taylor, was further examined, the testament of the witnesses concluding in the evening, The argument of the counsel will commence.
Thursday morning at 11 o'clock.
The Daily Dispatch: November 7, 1862., [Electronic resource], Proceedings in the courts. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: November 19, 1862., [Electronic resource], The War and the
Southern forts — rejoinder of to Lieut. Gen. Scott . (search)
The Daily Dispatch: September 22, 1863., [Electronic resource], A Gigantic Bankruptcy. (search)
A Gigantic Bankruptcy. --In the London Court of Bankruptcy, on the 27th ult., Zachariah Charles Pearson, of Nicholas Lane, Lombard street, and of Kingston-upon-Hull (trading under the title of Z. C. Pearson & Co.,) came upon his adjourned examination. This was one of the largest failures which ever came into the Court, not excepting the Royal British Bank, or the great speculations in leather, Messrs. Lawrence, Streatfeild & Mortimore. The debts were more than £645,000, and the deficit acknowledged to be £213,574. The bankrupt's speculations were various — from a sale of the celebrated vessel, the Merrimac, for £131,785, to £1764 of acceptances to Mr. L. Seymour on account of the Southern Times. The case was adjourned for examination of accounts till October 29th, when the meeting for the final order will take pl
The Daily Dispatch: October 30, 1863., [Electronic resource], The situation at
The Daily Dispatch: October 30, 1863., [Electronic resource], Good shooting. (search)
From Bay St. Louis. Pascagoula, Oct. 29. --A courier from Bay St. Louis says that one hundred Yankees, under cover of the gunboat Commodore, landed at that place on the 23d, surprised and attacked our cavalry, wounding one man slightly, and Capt. Marshall severely though the body. They recaptured four prisoners previously taken, burned four houses, plundered the place, and carried off some negroes.