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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.27 (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.47 (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.66 (search)
Mrs. Ann E. Grymes has sold one of her farms, in King George county, Va., called Mt. Chein, containing 676 acres, to Messrs. T. I. Grymes and Charles Berry, for $9,000. Sixty-two workmen were discharged from the Gosport Navy Yard on Wednesday last mostly from the ship-building department and the bolt-driving and laboring gangs. Oliver I. Taylor, editor of the Burlington (Iowa) Journal, died on the 26th ult. He was from Wheeling, Va. A census is shortly to be taken of the inhabitants of Cuba, by order of the Queen of Spain. The last census was taken in 1836. Rev. David Clattery, a Roman Catholic priest, died at Sacramento, Cal., on the 8th ultimo. The small-pox is making sad ravages at Puerto Principe, Cuba. Entire families have been swept away by this loathsome disease. Mrs. Margaret Burns died in Baltimore, on the 2d inst., from an over-dose of opium, taken to relieve pain. The New York Tribune states that Gerrit Smith has withdrawn his libe
The Daily Dispatch: March 23, 1861., [Electronic resource],
House of Delegates. (search)
House of Delegates. Friday, March 22d, 1861. The House was called to order at 10 o'clock, by Mr.Yerby. A message was received from the Senate announcing the passage of a number of bills. Senate bill transferring the Cacapon and North Branch Turnpike to the County Court of Hampshire, was passed. Adverse reports were returned to the petition of Henry C. Perkins, of King George county; to the petition of Samuel E. Lee, of Lunenburg county; to the expediency of incorporating the American Agency. The Orange and Alexandria Railroad was brought to the attention of the House by a motion of Mr. Barbour for its relief. The bill proposes that the collection of the interest on $400,000 shall be deferred until 1864. The mover explained the bill, and advocated its passage, saying that, on account of the condition of public affairs, the road receipts had been diminished, per month, from $60,000 to $25,000. Mr.Magruder advocated the passage of the bill. Similar o
The Daily Dispatch: April 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], For the
For the Penitentiary. --At the late term of the Circuit Court for King George county, Va., Shelton who seriously wounded Clift at a fishing shore in that county, was sentenced to the penitentiary for a term of three years.
The Daily Dispatch: April 19, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Damage by the storm.(search)
Sentence commuted. --The Governor has commuted the sentence of Richard, a slave, condemned to be hung during the present month, for burning a dwelling-house in King George county, to work during life on the public improvements of the State. The boy had been once before respited. It was proved that he was an idiot, and therefore deserving of Executive clemency.
The Daily Dispatch: June 6, 1861., [Electronic resource], Double murder. (search)
Gen. Bonham's Staff. --Col. John Taylor, of Chatterton, King George county, has been invited to the Staff of Gen. Bonham, of S. C., now in command of the Alexandria Department at Manassas.
The Daily Dispatch: June 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], The last hours of
Hon. S. A. Douglas
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.affairs in King George county. Port Conway,Va., June 6. The roar of Federal guns, distinctly heard throughout the limits of our county in their attacks upon the battery at Aquia Creek, during three successive days of last week, has had the effect of arousing whatever of slumbering patriotism there may have been in our midst. Since the first engagement at that point, numbers have withdrawn their names from the militia roll and entered the ranks of the volunteers. A new volunteer company, raised under the auspices of E. Poinee H. Tayloe, Esq., will meet at our Court-House to-day for organization. Mr. T., it is understood, will be chosen captain. Our Potomac border is constantly menaced with invasion from the Northern forces. War steamers are continually anchoring off our shores, greatly to the annoyance of citizens resident immediately upon the banks of the river. A number of armed troops landed from one of these steamers la