Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1861., [Electronic resource].
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Punch on the American rebellion.the Civil war in America. Charleston, July 26 1861. Mr. Punch, Sir --I have a proposition to make. Your valuable journal, world-wide reputation, great influence, ought to have, like other papers, special correspondent at seat of war. I am the man. In short, war correspondent by nature. If you accept my offer I will telegraph my letters to St. Johns, N. B., whence they will be forwarded to you via steamer — thus you will obtain details ahead of all rivals. Of course in sending communications over the wires, I must be as concise as possible, to save time and expense, which may produce a certain twitchiness of style, to this, however you may not object. Accompanying letter specimen of my style:-- Am now in Charleston, very centre of secessionism. Was told in the North I should be able to get neither lodging nor food in this city. How absurdly things are exaggerated at distance. Found little or no difficulty in securing fair portio
Punch on the American rebellion.the Civil war in America. Charleston, July 26 1861. Mr. Punch, Sir --I have a proposition to make. Your valuable journal, world-wide reputation, great influence, ought to have, like other papers, special
re vigilance committee, suspicious character, who was I?
where did I come from? &c., &c. Stated was personal friend of Mr. Punch, special correspondent.
All right, let off immediately.
Mr. Punch greatly respected here, next to General Washington.Mr. Punch greatly respected here, next to General Washington.
Attended grand caucus last night — great demonstration.
Principal speaker burst all buttons off shirt front, said if Northern States would only contract to carry the mails as usual, and supply them with ice, poultry, hay and fire-arms, South ll see about it; but at the same time it is doubtful whether we shall want any war correspondent until there is a war.--Ed. Punch.]
The Run from Manassas Junction. Yankee Doodle went to war On his little pony; What did he go fighting for. Eve