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The Daily Dispatch: April 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], The armament in
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Supreme Court of Appeals. --April10.--Upon the petition of the City of Richmond, a writ of supersedeas is awarded to a judgment recorded against it by Thos. U. Dudley, Sergeant, and as such, administrator of C. L. Long, deceased, in the Circuit Court or said city, on the 11th of February, 1861, upon the said petitioner entering into bond, with sufficient security, in the Clerk's Office of the said Circuit Court. Edward C. Booth and Jas. Smith, vs the Commonwealth, upon a writ of supersedeas, to a judgment recovered by the Commonwealth against the plaintiffs in the Circuit Court of Franklin county, May 19, 1859. Argued by the counsel of the plaintiffs in error, and by Jno. R. Tucker, Attorney General, and judgment announced "that for reasons stated in writing and filed with the record, that there is no error in the said judgment, therefore it is considered that the same be affirmed." The Court also affirmed the decision of the Court below, in the appeal case of Jamison
Negroes for sale. Will be sold at chesterfield Court-House, on Monday, the 11th of February, a lot of Negroes, among them two likely young men. Terms.--Cash. fe 5--ft.
From Charleston.[Special correspondence of the Dispatch.] Charleston, Feb.8th, 1861. A visit to Sullivan's Island yesterday, satisfied me that there is no child's play in all this preparation. Sullivan's Island is about six miles long, and averages about two hundred yards wide. A few Palmetto trees are the only growth on it, it being for the most part a sand bank. In Fort Moultrie they have everything in a state of readiness. Their magazine is well supplied with powder, and so completely secured that no shell or conflagration can possibly reach it. It is under ground, covered over with an arch of brick work cemented, and full five feet of earth on that. They have between 50 and 60 guns mounted, amongst them several Columbiads of the largest size, most of them bearing upon Sumter. The walls are most effectually protected by Palmetto logs, all of which, it would seem, would bid defiance to any attack. The mortar battery is masked, and is protected by sand bags, r