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By Dickinson, Hill & Co., Auct'rs. Trustee's Sale of Nine Likely Slaves.--By virtue of a deed of trust, of record in the Clerk's Office of Henrico County Court, executed on the 16th day of January, 1860, by Dandridge Hall, for a certain purpose therein mentioned, having been requested by the beneficiary therein. I shall proceed to sell at public auction, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the office of Dickinson, Hill & Co., on Saturday, the 2d day of February, at 10 o'clock, nine likely Slaves — named Billy, Davy, Ben, Bob, Eliza and one child, Adeline and her two children, or so many thereof as shall be necessary to execute the provisions of said deed. D. Baker, Jr., Trustee. Sale by Dickinson, Hill & Co., Auct'rs. ja 24--tds
they were the most tedious of tyrants and persecutors. Having secured their charter, they established a spiritual despotism in America, such as was never surpassed in the annals of High Commissioners or Star Chambers. In the volume before us are examples innumerable of the manner in which they arrested, tried, condemned, fined, imprisoned, fettered, branded, lashed, maimed, cursed, banished, hung, and left naked and unburied their brethren, in a common Christianity. They re-enacted what Bancroft calls "the worst statute in the English code, that which did but enforce attendance upon the parish church," and with military and civil power dragged men whom they had voted hereties to hear those whom they had voted orthodox. They allowed no one to be tried or judged for "life or limb, name or estate," unless the jury was made up of members of their church. Baptists, Episcopalians, Quakers, were scourged from the land by their unsparing persecutions. Hereafter, as occasion permits, we
llowing the Northwestern Bank of Virginia and any of its branches to establish an agency in the city of Richmond for the redemption of its circulating notes. Bills Referred.--For the relief of R. Y. Overby, of Mecklenburg, and J. W. G. Smith, of Rockingham, to Committee on Finance; authorizing the Board of Public Works to confirm the sale of the Marysville Plank-Road to the county of Charlotte, to the Committee on Roads; incorporating the Merchants' Bank of Richmond, to the Committee on Banks; amending the act incorporating the Virginia Life Insurance Company, to the Committee on Propositions and Grievances. Stay Law.--Mr. Keen offered a resolution that a special committee be appointed to report a bill for a stay law. It was amended by Mr. Hopkins, with a proposition that the Committee on Courts of Justice be instructed so to do. Laid on the table till to-morrow in order that a test vote may be taken on the subject. Petitions.--By Mr. Carpenter, the petition of C. M. Mc
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from disappointed ambition and natural inequality. Mr. Winslow, of N. C., obtained the floor, and the House adjourned. Senate.--Mr. Iverson, of Georgia, was discharged, at his own request, from further serving on the Committee of Claims. A bill providing for the removal of the St.Louis Arsenal, and sale of the land on which it is located, was passed. Mr. Crittenden's resolutions were laid aside, and the Tariff bill taken up and referred to a special committee. The Pacific Railroad bill was discussed. A warm debate ensued between Messrs. Douglas and Trumbull, and subsequently between Douglas and Benjamin. The name of John Wentworth, as one of the corporators of the road was stricken off, and a large number of railroad men added, including James S. Barbour, of Va. Mr. Green of Mo., suggested that the names of Wendell Phillips and John Brown, Jr., be added, as agents of the underground railroad. Pending this suggestion, the Senate adjourned.
Solon Borland and John Bell. --Solon Borland made a speech in Nashville, Thursday night. He said, in the course of his remarks, that the "Constitutional Union party," and its acknowledged champion, John Bell, had held the doctrine that the election of Lincoln would be a just cause for the dissolution of the Union. John Bell, who was in the audience, rose and denied the charge, amid the chJohn Bell, who was in the audience, rose and denied the charge, amid the cheers of his friends. Mr. Bell, before he sat down, expressed the hope and conviction that all would yet be well with the Union; and this declaration was received with a great shout of applause. TheMr. Bell, before he sat down, expressed the hope and conviction that all would yet be well with the Union; and this declaration was received with a great shout of applause. The country will be glad to hear this from Mr. Bell and the city of Nashville. onviction that all would yet be well with the Union; and this declaration was received with a great shout of applause. The country will be glad to hear this from Mr. Bell and the city of Nashville.
Threatening to assault. --A. O. Brummell was arraigned yesterday to answer a charge of threatening to assault L. Bendix, a locksmith. Bendix made a statement in Court, but Mrs. B. thought there was a mistake in the identity; nevertheless, the Mayor required the accused to give security to keep the peace. Threatening to assault. --A. O. Brummell was arraigned yesterday to answer a charge of threatening to assault L. Bendix, a locksmith. Bendix made a statement in Court, but Mrs. B. thought there was a mistake in the identity; nevertheless, the Mayor required the accused to give security to keep the peace.
from disappointed ambition and natural inequality. Mr. Winslow, of N. C., obtained the floor, and the House adjourned. Senate.--Mr. Iverson, of Georgia, was discharged, at his own request, from further serving on the Committee of Claims. A bill providing for the removal of the St.Louis Arsenal, and sale of the land on which it is located, was passed. Mr. Crittenden's resolutions were laid aside, and the Tariff bill taken up and referred to a special committee. The Pacific Railroad bill was discussed. A warm debate ensued between Messrs. Douglas and Trumbull, and subsequently between Douglas and Benjamin. The name of John Wentworth, as one of the corporators of the road was stricken off, and a large number of railroad men added, including James S. Barbour, of Va. Mr. Green of Mo., suggested that the names of Wendell Phillips and John Brown, Jr., be added, as agents of the underground railroad. Pending this suggestion, the Senate adjourned.
by Speaker Crutchfield. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Willis, of the Baptist Church. A message from the Senate was read announcing the passage of sundry bills, some of which were taken up, read the requisite number of times, and passed, among them acts amending and re- enacting the act entitled an act to incorporate the Jackson Orphan Asylum of Norfolk, passed February 26, 1856; changing the time of holding the terms of the Circuit Courts of the counties of Hardy and Page: for the relief of Benjamin and Isaac Deford, of Morgan county; for the relief of Hugh Crolly and Patrick McCune; for the relief of Patrick H. Scott, of Halifax county; incorporating the Virginia Arms Manufacturing Company; allowing the Northwestern Bank of Virginia and any of its branches to establish an agency in the city of Richmond for the redemption of its circulating notes. Bills Referred.--For the relief of R. Y. Overby, of Mecklenburg, and J. W. G. Smith, of Rockingham, to Committee on Finance; authorizin
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gade of New York State militia. The armory, a substantial new building on the corner of Henry and Cranberry streets, was a blaze of light, and was surrounded by a curious crowd, vainly attempting to enter, and meeting the response addressed to all, without distinction, that only gentlemen in uniform could be admitted. The gentlemen in uniform rapidly assembled. There were stationed here the Thirteenth Regiment, Colonel Abel Smith; the Fourteenth, Col. A. M. Wood, and the Twenty-eighth, Col. Bennett. The Seventieth Regiment, Col. Samuel Graham, had been ordered to drill in the evening in the new arsenal, on Portland avenue, and were kept under arms. Generals Duryea and Crooke were at the armory, prepared to render such services as might be required of them. A detachment of New York harbor police were on duty near the yard. The officers at the yard apparently entertained little apprehension of an attack, but were perfectly prepared for any that might have been made. Any fool-
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Virginia Post-Offices. --A new office is established at Grove Landing, James City county, and William B. Wynne appointed postmaster. Office at Callahan's, Alleghany county, is re-established, and Wm. Weller appointed postmaster. Appointments.--James Cowling, postmaster at Broad Run Station, Fauquier county, vice Samuel P. Bagley, resigned. Abraham Rathbone, postmaster at Burning Spring, Wirt county, vice John V. Rathbone, resigned. John F. Bennett, postmaster at Burnville, Brumwell county, vice Jas. W. Connelly, resigned. Jas. Scott, postmaster at Middle Mountain, Craig county, vice John Scott deceased.
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