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tained since the panic of 1857. The step came unexpectedly, and a few minutes previously to its notification, money was obtainable in the discount market at a fraction below the Bank terms them current. The reasons assigned for it, however or, are sufficiently important. Not only did the Asia take out a further sum of £200,000, for New York on Saturday; but the Tetonia, from Southampton this morning, has carried £ 70,000, and it may, therefore, be inferred that the City of Washington. Argo, Vigo, North Britain, Marathon, and Niagara, to sail during the week, will all, or most or them, have additional totals — especially as the accounts to-day are likely to excite the confidence of remitters. At the same time, the advices from Paris are discouraging with regard to the position and prospects of the Bank of France, which, in its approaching monthly statement, is expected to show a further very considerable reduction of bullion, the effect of the American panic having relatively b
Robert T. Armistead (search for this): article 5
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Convention — Secession — Weather, &c. Williamsburg Jan. 21, 1861. A meeting was held here on last Saturday night, irrespective of party, in which resolutions favoring immediate secession were passed. Gen. John Tyler, T. B. Cosnabon, Esqand ColsJ. D. Munford and Robert T. Armistead entertained the meeting by soul-stirring addresses in favor of disunion and Southern rights. W. R. C. Douglas, Esq.delivered a very eloquent and conservative address, opposed to immediate secession. He thinks it requires time only to restore peace and tranquility to the country. A Convention will be held at Yorktown on to-day, (the 21st,) composed of delegates from this legislative district, in which they will nominate some one to represent the voice of the people in said district, in the Convention to be held at Richmond February 13th, 1861. The weather is remarkably cold. Farmers about here doing little or nothing upon their farms. O.
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Southern brethren as friends. When I can have any such reliable assurance as this to give. I will go most cheerfully and urge our Southern brethren to follow our example, and restore harmony and fraternal affection between the North and the South. At present, our labors should be hers. Let us put ourselves right, and then we can with more confidence and justice appeal to them. Salute for an Ex-commander. The Mobile Tribune of the 18th inst. has the following items: Commodore Armstrong arrived here yesterday morning, and started up the river last evening, on his way to Washington. There was a desire among our citizens to express for him some honor as he passed through Mobile. Our people respect him for his gallantry and the services which he has rendered to what was recently a united country. As soon as it was known that he was here, at the suggestion of some of the citizens, Col. Ketchum ordered out the Washington Light Infantry company, Cpt. Gracie, and at hal
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t material in the House. Naval officers have been sent to Fort Pickens, with instructions as will prevent a collision with the Florida. authorities. Captain Armstrong, late commander of the Pensacola Navy-Yard, arrived here to-day.--He reports to the Department that the sixty officers and men who were under him, were threecited multitude, led by an officer attached to the U. S. steamer Wyandotte, which had been ordered to Philadelphia. Lt. Saunders, bearer of dispatches to Capt. Armstrong, had them demanded of him at his quarters, by the secessionists, but he refused to comply. He was then informed that they would be taken from him. He told th He was then informed that they would be taken from him. He told them that would be an act of war against the United States. He was then conducted to the Navy-Yard, into the presence of Capt. Armstrong, who had them surrendered after finding that refusal was unavailing. At Fort Pickens there are only 80 men to man 246 guns.
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f withdrawing bill No.--from the files of the Senate, providing that railroad companies shall only use in the construction, repairs and operations of their roads, machinery, materials, and other supplies manufactured in the State, and that the same be referred to the Committee on Roads; by Mr. August, of changing the law regulating the granting of appeals from decisions of the Circuit Courts; by Mr. Thompson, of organizing a volunteer reserve corps of white males over 45 years of age; by Mr. Armstrong, of amending the act incorporating the town of Bath, in Morgan county, so as to give to one or more of the officers of said town the powers of a justice of the peace; by Mr. Brannon, of making a further appropriation to the Huttonsville and Huntersville Road, or of surrendering the same to the control of the County Courts of the counties through which it passes; by Mr. Paxton, of inquiring into the causes which have led to the frequent failures of the trains on the Orange and Alexandria
electing a Captain, to supply the vacancy occasioned by the promotion of Maj. John S. Rady. The election was superintended by Col. John H. Richardson. Lieut. Smith nominated the 1st Lieutenant of the Company, George J. Austin, for the Post. Sergeant Wm. H. Wade nominated the 3d Lieutenant, Wm. A. Charters. Mr. Charters at first declined the nomination, but was prevailed on to allow his name to be used. The vote resulted — for Geo. J. Austin 18; for Wm. A. Charters 16; and several scattering. Capt. Austin acknowledged the honor conferred, and accepted the command. The Company then elected Wm. A. Charters 1st Lieutenant, and Lewis L. Smith 2d Lieutenant — postponing the election of 3d Lieutenant to Tuesday night next. After the meeting, the Company had a merry time over an entertainment of champagne and other exhilarating liquids. Several guests were present, and speeches were made by Gen. August, Lieut. Crenshaw, Serg'ts. Mayo and Cunningham, of Company "F," and other
as to authorize volunteer companies in contiguous counties to form themselves into regiments, as now provided by said 20th section for the formation of such regiments in single counties; by Mr. Paxton, of withdrawing bill No.--from the files of the Senate, providing that railroad companies shall only use in the construction, repairs and operations of their roads, machinery, materials, and other supplies manufactured in the State, and that the same be referred to the Committee on Roads; by Mr. August, of changing the law regulating the granting of appeals from decisions of the Circuit Courts; by Mr. Thompson, of organizing a volunteer reserve corps of white males over 45 years of age; by Mr. Armstrong, of amending the act incorporating the town of Bath, in Morgan county, so as to give to one or more of the officers of said town the powers of a justice of the peace; by Mr. Brannon, of making a further appropriation to the Huttonsville and Huntersville Road, or of surrendering the same t
George J. Austin (search for this): article 2
by the promotion of Maj. John S. Rady. The election was superintended by Col. John H. Richardson. Lieut. Smith nominated the 1st Lieutenant of the Company, George J. Austin, for the Post. Sergeant Wm. H. Wade nominated the 3d Lieutenant, Wm. A. Charters. Mr. Charters at first declined the nomination, but was prevailed on to allow his name to be used. The vote resulted — for Geo. J. Austin 18; for Wm. A. Charters 16; and several scattering. Capt. Austin acknowledged the honor conferred, and accepted the command. The Company then elected Wm. A. Charters 1st Lieutenant, and Lewis L. Smith 2d Lieutenant — postponing the election of 3d Lieutenant to TuesdCapt. Austin acknowledged the honor conferred, and accepted the command. The Company then elected Wm. A. Charters 1st Lieutenant, and Lewis L. Smith 2d Lieutenant — postponing the election of 3d Lieutenant to Tuesday night next. After the meeting, the Company had a merry time over an entertainment of champagne and other exhilarating liquids. Several guests were present, and speeches were made by Gen. August, Lieut. Crenshaw, Serg'ts. Mayo and Cunningham, of Company "F," and oth
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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.
Runaway. --A horse, attached to Adams & Co.'s Express wagon, while standing in front of their office yesterday morning, started off and ran down the street at furious speed. A little white boy was in the wagon at the time, and his position, it may be imagined, was very perilous. No doubt he would have been killed but for the efforts of Mr. Jack Bain, who, at considerable personal risk, brought the animal to a halt.
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