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The Daily Dispatch: February 10, 1865., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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ent. Mr. Baldwin stated that, having been chairman of a committee of investigation on the subject of supplies, he had found that this department was conducted with more energy and efficiency than any other department under the Government. Mr. Miles thought in such times as these we must make success the test of merit. We could not afford to have unsuccessful officers. The vote being taken, the bill was passed. The consideration of the tax bill was then resumed. Messrs. Perkins, Chilton and Chambers spoke at length to the general merits of the propositions before the House. The hour for the termination of the general debate having arrived. Mr. Aiken, of Georgia, offered on amendment making 7.30 notes receivable in payment of taxes. Mr. Colyar, of Tennessee, moved to substitute so as to make all Government securities so receivable. Mr. Conrad moved to amend so as to make the old issue also receivable in payment of these taxes. Pending w
Richmond Circuit court, yesterday. In the matter of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus of William A. Perkins, of Pittsylvania county, Virginia, praying for a discharge in consequence of being a bonded farmer, continued from December last; the court, inasmuch as the period of his bond having expired, remanded him to the custody of Lieutenant Bates, commanding Confederate States Barracks, to be sent to his regiment. The court will this morning deliver its decision in the ease of William H. Zimmerman, who claims a discharge as being an undomiciled foreigner.