Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: November 30, 1861., [Electronic resource].
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City Council. --A called meeting of the City Council was held last evening for the purpose of considering what steps are necessary towards obtaining the passage of a law to legalize the small notes issued by the Corporation. Present; Messrs. Saunders, Crutchfield, Grattan, Burr, Griffin, Wynne, Stokes, Eppes, and Scott. Mr. Grattan presented the following, which was adopted: The Convention having declined to act on the memorial of the Council, asking that body to legalize the action of the Council in issuing notes under the denomination of five dollars, and that they may be authorized to issue such notes, not because the Convention was opposed to the prayer of the petition, out because they had determined not to consider any subject which may be acted on by the General Assembly, which is about to be in session: Therefore, Resolved, That the said memorial be presented to the General Assembly. Mr. Grattan presented an Ordinance to enforce the payment of taxe
Ran away--$100 reward. --Ran away, on Monday, a Negro Boy, named Essex; about five feet eight inches high; black; stammers slightly; about twenty or twenty-two years old, weight about 150 pounds; formerly belonged to Capt. John Wright, of Plain View, P. O., King and Queen county. Va. The above reward will be paid on his delivery to me at my office, in this city. He may be making his way to West Point Va. He has a wife in that neighborhood. His upper teeth are dark, from tarter on them. oc 22--ts Benjamin Davis.
A Robber. --A large rifled columbiad, of nine-inch bore, and weighing 14,850 pounds, passed through this city yesterday morning, on route to Mobile, addressed to General Jones. M. Withers. It takes a few kegs of powder to charge it, and will send a tall through a Yank at miles
Ranaway, from the subscriber, on or about the 20th instant, a negro man named 18AAC, about 45 years of age, low stature, dark color, and sort of a grey beard. A liberal reward will be paid for his delivery to me, or if placed in jail in Richmond, so that I may get him. W. A. Winfree, Hallsborough Post Office. Chesterfield Co. no 29--dtw*