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Sad accident. --Yesterday afternoon, the little son of Mr. James P. Williams, of this city, aged five years, met with a shocking death. While playing with a little negro, in the kitchen, they obtained possession of a musket, which had been placed there to avoid accident, and by some means one or the other of them produced its discharge. The ball entered the right side, coming out through the back, causing death in about an hour. This melancholy event has not only spread sorrow over the hearts of the immediate family of the little one transferred, but an universal sympathy felt for the parents in this community.--Portsmouth Trans, 28th.
By the Governor of Virginia --A Proclamation.--Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the Convention of Virginia by the resignation of Thomas F. Good, a member there of for the county of Mecklenburg, therefore the Sheriff of said county is hereby required to hold an election at the several places of voting prescribed by jaw, in said county, on Monday, the 10th day of June next, for a member of the Convention for said county, to supply the vacancy aforesaid. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 27th day of May, 1861, and in the 35th year of the Commonwealth. John Letcher. By the Governor: George W. Munford. Secretary of the Commonwealth. my 29--d3t&w3t
Five Dollars reward. --Ranaway from the subscriber, on 4th inst., Eliza, a slave, property of R. W. Thomasson, Esq., who is about 25 years old, of medium size dark brown skin, has a burn or scar on one of her checks, and lisps when speaking. Eliza may probably be found at the house of her sister, Fannie White, on 7th, north of Broad street, in this city. The above reward will be promptly paid for her delivery to B. A. Cocke, at Exchange Hotel, or to Albert S. Jones. my 24--5t In Hanover County.
January, 6 AD (search for this): article 3
d to find that the authorities are fully alive to the great crisis in our affairs and prepared to exhaust all the resources of the country in the maintenance of our cause.--Congress has authorized a war loan of $50,000,000, and empowered the President at his discretion to increase the army of volunteers to 150,000 men. The seat of Government is to be changed for the time being to Richmond, where the archives of the Government and the Secretaries of State will be duly installed by the 1st of June. President Davis will no doubt be in Virginia before you get this to take the command in the field of all the troops concentrated there for our defence. He will be worth fifty thousand men to our cause, and will soon teach Lincoln's myrmadons that our country is never to be subdued while there is a man in the South to raise an arm or a woman to raise a son. You will be gratified to learn that the cotton crop has been curtailed this season, and a greater breadth of land devoted t
Continued. --The cases of Lewis G. Close and Richard Washington, two parties arrested as suspicious characters, was yesterday continued by the Recorder until to-day. The case of Maria Scott, for attempting to murder Mrs. Ottenheimer's child, by throwing it into the river, a few days since, was continued until the 5th of June.
October, 6 AD (search for this): article 27
By the Governor of Virginia --A Proclamation.--Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the Convention of Virginia by the resignation of Thomas F. Good, a member there of for the county of Mecklenburg, therefore the Sheriff of said county is hereby required to hold an election at the several places of voting prescribed by jaw, in said county, on Monday, the 10th day of June next, for a member of the Convention for said county, to supply the vacancy aforesaid. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 27th day of May, 1861, and in the 35th year of the Commonwealth. John Letcher. By the Governor: George W. Munford. Secretary of the Commonwealth. my 29--d3t&w3t
October, 6 AD (search for this): article 3
By the Governor of Virginia --A Proclamation — Whereas a vacancy has occurred in the Convention of Virginia by the resignation of George W. Summers, a member thereof for the county of Kanawha, therefore the Sheriff of said county is hereby required to hold an election at the several places of voting prescribed by law, in said county, on Monday, the 10th day of June next, for a member of the Convention for said county, to supply the vacancy aforesaid. Given under my hand, as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 29th day of May, 1861, and in the eighty-fifth year of the Commonwealth. John Letcher. By the Governor: George W. Munford, Secretary of the Commonwealth. my 30--d&cw3t
Five Dollars reward. --Ranaway from the subscriber, on 4th inst., Eliza, a slave, property of R. W. Thomasson, Esq., who is about 25 years old, of medium size dark brown skin, has a burn or scar on one of her checks, and lisps when speaking. Eliza may probably be found at the house of her sister, Fannie White, on 7th, north of Broad street, in this city. The above reward will be promptly paid for her delivery to B. A. Cocke, at Exchange Hotel, or to Albert S. Jones. my 24--5t In Hanover County.
July, 8 AD (search for this): article 2
erations. The Sultan of Turkey was also to receive a money consideration. Spain has ordered six screw war frigates of the first class, in order that she may be superior on the sea to the American flag. Count Teleki had committed suicide. It is positively asserted that Mr. Gladstone will announce in the House of Commons tonight that the mail contract with the Galway steamship line has terminated. It is stated authoritatively that negotiations for the withdrawal of the French forces from Rome are approaching a conclusion. The first steamer from Liverpool for New Orleans is advertised to sail on the 7th of August. The steamship Niagara, from Boston, via Halifax, arrived at Liverpool on the 13th instant. The steamship Columbia from New York, via St. Johns, N. F., arrived at Galway on the 14th The steamship Jura, from Quebec, arrived at Londonderry on the 14th. The steamship City of Washington, from New York, arrived at Queenstown on the 15th.
oops and the revolutionists, in which the latter are said to have triumphed. These accounts, however, have been received through a revolutionary source, and should be taken with many grains of allowance.--Until the decisive battle is fought at or near Bogota, it is impossible to say which party will succeed. It is pretty generally conceded, however, that the revolutionists have at present decidedly the advantage. The English steamer Talisman, from Carthagena, which port she left on the 9th inst., arrived at Aspinwall on the 11th. She reports five vessels-of-war being fitted out at the former port, with a force of one thousand men. It was rumored that their destination was Chagres or Aspinwall, and their object the seizure and subjugation of this Isthmus. This intelligence produced a profound sensation here, which was greatly increased on the 12th by the receipt of a telegraphic dispatch from Aspinwall, communicating the news of the departure from that port, without orders, of
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