Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: May 13, 1864., [Electronic resource].
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The Trans-Mississippi. The Atlanta Appeal, of the 2d inst., has the following encouraging view of affairs in the trans-Mississippi Department, written before the report of Steele's surrender to Price: If our intelligence from the West be true, and we have no reason the doubt it, Gens Smith and Price are doing their work up nobly on the west side of the Mississippi river. The campaign of Banks in Louisiana has proved a complete failure, and he is represented as having been driven on the north side of Red river, and is seeking refuge at Natchez, on this side of the Mississippi. This leaves all West Louisiana free from the enemy, and will play hob with those Yankees who have emigrated thither with the view of raising cotton and sugar. They will be compelled to give up their farms, of course, and re-emigate to the North. Gen Magruder seems to have no foe to contend with in Texas, and Gen Smith will remain idle during the spring and summer, as it will be impossible for L
100 dollars reward. --Ran away, on the 18th of this month, my man Chelsea. He is an excellent carpenter and millwright, about 35 years old, and about 5 feet 10 inches high, stout and robust, and his color intermediate between the negro and mulatto. He carried off with him a pair of lone boots. I will give the above reward if taken out of the county of Charlotte, or $50 if taken in said county. H. Carrington, near Drake's Branch, Charlotte co. ap 28--eod2w*
100 dollars reward. --Ranaway from the Midlothian Coal Mines, a negro man named Joe, or Joe Hampton. He is about 25 years old, of dark brown color, spare made, about 5 feet 10 inches high, with rather large eyes, and somewhat wild expression of countenance, though generally smiling when spoken to. He was bought in January last of Mr C C Burton, near Petersburg, where his friends and connexions are, and he is probably in the neighborhood of that place. The above reward will be paid for his apprehension and delivery in any jail, or to the agent of the Company, at their mines, or in Richmond. my 12--ts
500 dollars reward. --Ranaway from the subscriber on the 10th of March inst, my negro man Peyton. He is about 5 feet 10 inches high, 25 years of age, black, large feet and hands, with prominent lips and eyes. Has, I think, a mark on his left arm, above the elbow, from disease. 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, Albemarle co, Va. ap 30--d2w
100 dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, on the 27th of April, my negro boy Isaiah, about 21 years old, dark complexion, high check bones, smooth face, and about 5 feet 6 inches high. He has a slight impediment in his speech. He is supposed to be in the city or in the neighborhood of Coalfield, Chesterfield county, or is endeavoring to get to the Yankee lines. The above reward will be paid a 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 B. Ragland, For Mrs. Margaret Crew. my 5--6t
By the Governor of Virginia. --Whereas a vacancy has occurred in the General Assembly of this State by the resignation of James H Carson, late the Senator for the District composed of the counties of Frederick, Clark, and Warren: Therefore I, William Smith, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby proclaim and make known that elections will be held in the said counties on the fourth Thursday in May next for a Senator to fill the vacancy aforesaid; and the Sheriffs of the said counties are hereby required to cause elections to be held in their respective counties on the day and for the purpose mentioned. Refugees from the said counties, and citizens thereof now in the military service, will also be allowed to vote. Officers will cause polls to be opened in their respective military encampments, according to law. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the lesser seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 21st day of March, in the year 1864. Wm Smith. By
Runaway--$100 reward. --Ran away from my house, on Wednesday, May 4th, a negro boy, named Jim, about 16 years old, yellow complexion, 6 feet high, and has a down cast look when spoken to. He is well acquainted in Hanover and Louisa, and may be lurking about in some of the upper counties. The above reward will be paid for his delivery to me. Wm K. Sledd. [my 11--2t]
Ranaway. --From the subscriber, on the 7th of May, my girl Milly. She is about 14 years old, gingerbread color, full head of hair. She has not quite recovered from a severe spell of sickness, and had on one of her legs a chain and an 8th ball fastened to it. Was bareheaded and barefooted. A liberal reward will be paid for her return to me. E. Raymond, Butcher, in the New Market. my 11--2t*