Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: May 7, 1864., [Electronic resource].
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500 dollars reward. --Ranaway from the subscriber on the 10th of March last, by negro man Peyton. He is about 5 feet 10 high, 25 years of age, black, large feet and bank, with prominent lips and eyes. Has, I think a mark on his left arm, above the elbow, from case. I will give a reward of $300 if taken in the county of Albemarle, or the above amount if caught out of said county, and placed in some jail where I can secure him again. A P Giles, Scottsville, Albamaris co, Va ap 30--d2wt
Mutual Supply. --The subject of a mutual Supply Association, is being agitated in Richmond — The following letter from the general agent of the Mobile Supply Association will show how the experiment worked there: Our Association was organized in the fall of 1862, with a capital of some $20,000, which has been increased to something over $50,000. Our sales have been to consumers only, and at retail. For the quarter ending March 31st, our sales were as follows: Sundries, $225,468.51; Fresh Beef and Pork, $35,550.69. Total amount of sales for the quarter, $261,641.20. Our prices have been on an average from twenty to twenty five per cent, below the usual prices. Our enterprise is considered a success. We have been able to supply the poorer class of our citizens with provisions at greatly reduced prices, and have increased our capital with the small profits we have made. Our sales might have been increased fifty per cent had our agents been able to procure transportation f
100 dollars reward --Ran away from the subscriber, on the 21th of April, my negroes boy Isaiah, about 21 years old, dark completion, high cheek bones, smooth face, and about 5 feet 6 inches high. He has a slight impediment in to speech. He is supposed to be in the city or in the neighborhood of , Chesterfield county, or is endeavoring to get to the Yankee The above reward will be taken out of the city and lodged in jail, or $50 if taken in the city and delivered to me, corner of 11th and Cary sts Samuel R Ragland, Par Mrs Marga my 5--6t
From Trans-Mississippi. Meridian, May 5. --Information from Trans-Mississippi confirms the former rumors of a battle between Price and Steele, in which the Confederates gained a complete victory. Steele is said to have lost an entire wagon train. Nothing further from the fight in East Louisiana. The cars resume their regular trips to Brandon Sunday.
The battle on the Rapidan. the Yankees driven back several Miler — Yankee General Wadsworth killed — Gens, Jenkins, Stafford and Jenes killed--Lieut. Gen. Longstreet wounded. [from our own Correspondent.] Orange C. H., Friday, May 6th, 2.30 P. M. Gen Grant moved from Culpeper Court House, crossing the Rapidan at Germanna and Ely's Fords, and taking the road to Bowling Green, in Caroline county, thus attempting to turn our right and get between Lee and Richmond. Late
Gen. Rosser whipped the enemy's cavalry yesterday on our right and took 113.
The battle ground is near Chancellorsville.
Brig. Gen. Jones, of Va., was killed. Sallust.
[Second Dispatch.] Orange C. H., May 6.
--The enemy renewed the attack this morning with great violence, attempting to turn our right and get between us and Richmond.
Every attack of the enemy was repulsed.
We have driven him some distance on the left, but he is very stubb
Sentenced to be hung. [Special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.] Columbia, S. C., May 6. --Thaddeus W. Sanders, of Richmond, Va., who was convicted of the murder and robbery of Rosalla Legrande at the last Court of Common Pleas, has been sentenced to be hung, and will be executed on the first Friday in June. R.