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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, Index. (search)
Anderson, Mary, 287. Andrew, J. A., 106, 243, 246, 247, 248. Andrews and Stoddard, 21. Andrews, Jane, 129. Andromeda, 89. Aper, a Roman orator, 361. Aristophanes, 301. Arnold, Matthew, 272, 282, 283. Aspinwall, Augustus, 125. Atchison, D. R., 213. Athletic exercises, influence of, 59. Atlantic Circle of Authors, the, 168, 187. Atlantic Club, the, 172, 176. Austin, Mrs., Sarah, 359. Autobiography, Obstacles to, x. Autolycus, in Winter's tale, quoted, 64. Avis, John, 234. Bachi, Pietro, 17, 55. Bacon, Sir, Francis, 58. Baker, Lovell, 164. Baldwin, J. S., 248. Bancroft, Aaron, 15. Bancroft, George, 189. Bancroft, Mrs., George, 282, Banks, N. P., 237. Barnard, Henry, 9. Bartlett, Robert, 167, 190. Bartol, C. A., 175. Batchelder, Mr., 154, 155, 156, 157. Batchelder, Mrs. F. L., 4. Bearse, Andrew, 144, 148, 165. Beatrice, 76. Beck, Charles, 54. Bede, Adam, 219. Beethoven, Ludwig von, 8S, 95. Belot, Adolphe, 313. Belton, W. S., 138
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 20 (search)
r of the Rev. Abner Hopkins, and the sworn testimony of Captain Avis. Since the Hon. Thomas Hughes, to whom the letter was rown's will. Furthermore, the details of the report of Captain Avis accord with what was told by the prosecuting lawyer, whous. I thought it right, and also sufficient, to ask Captain John Avis, the jailer and executioner of John Brown, to give meh's Life of Captain John Brown, (which lies before me). Captain Avis holds the honorable and responsible office of Justice o, Sec'y S. H. S.] Exact copy of affidavit made by Captain John Avis, the Jailer and executioner of Captain John Brown. Affidavit. I, John Avis, a Justice of the Peace of the County of Jefferson, State of West Virginia, under oath do soleme the noose was adjusted, he said, Be quick. (Signed) John Avis. Charlestown, W. Va., April 25th, 1882. State of Westcounty of Jefferson, State aforesaid, hereby certify that John Avis, whose name is signed to the foregoing affidavit, this da
House of Delegates. Thursday, February 21st, 1861. The House was called to order at 11 o'clock, by Speaker Crutchfield. Prayer by Rev. George Jacobs, of the Mayo Street Hebrew Church. A message from the Senate announced the passage of several bills. Referred to House committees. Bills Reported.--The following bills were reported, viz: Requiring reports from Savings Banks and certain Insurance Companies, and imposing a tax thereon; for the relief of John Avis, late Jailor of Jefferson county; authorizing the payment of a sum of money to Henry Exall, of the city of Richmond, for services rendered and expenses incurred in altering and repairing the State Court-House in the city of Richmond; refunding to Jas. W. Larue a sum of money paid on an erroneous assessment of land. Harper's Ferry Expenses.--Mr. Duckwall moved to take up from the table the report of the Harper's Ferry Auditing Board, on the subject of paying a portion of the 89th Regiment of Virginia
At the request of the Chairman of the Committee on the Lunatic Asylum, the Speaker added an additional member (Mr. Taylor) to the committee. On motion of Mr Bradford, the House proceeded to the consideration of the bill to authorize the Auditory Board to allow certain claim., growing out of our present emergencies, not otherwise provided for by law; but, after a brief discussion, it was laid on the table. On motion of Mr. Kaufman, the House considered the bill for the relief of John Avis, jailor of Jefferson county, and rejected it by a vote of eyes 78, noes 23, the Speaker deciding that the Constitution required a vote of 77 (a majority of the whole House) in the affirmative, in order to pass bills of a financial character. Mr. Hunter appealed from the decision of the Chair, believing that the Constitution required for the passage of a bill of this character, a majority only of the members actually elected (and not a majority of the whole House, whether the vacancies
House of Delegates. Friday, Feb. 21, 1862. The House was called to order at 11 o'clock. Several bills were read and ordered to engrossment. On motion of Mr. Kaufman, the bill for the relief of John Avis, late jailor of Jefferson county, was called up and passed. Resolutions adopted. The following resolutions were offered: By Mr. Saunders--For the reconsideration of the vote by which the constitutional majority of this House was last night determined. Adopted. On motion of Mr. Robertson, of Richmond, the original report and resolution was recommitted to the Committee on Courts. By Mr. Newton--Inquiring into the expediency of furnishing from the State forces of Virginia a number of seamen, not exceeding 4,000, for the defence of the Chesapeake and its tributaries. Adopted. By Mr. Woolfolk--Inquiring into the expediency of reporting a bill imposing a heavy tax on agents for procuring substitutes for militiamen and volunteers in the army, and requ
ng the passage of House bills entitled an act to authorize the County Court of Powhatan county to correct the assessment of the lands of A. S. Woodridge's estate; also, a kill to authorize the trustees of Oak Grove Church, in the county of Pocahontas, to sell and convey property; also, an act to pay to George Cooper a certain sum of money for services as clerk of the 115th Regiment Virginia militia. Bills rejected. The Senate announced the rejection of House bill for the relief of John Avis, late Jailor of Jefferson county. Mr. Custis, from the Joint Committee appointed to visit the Eastern Lunatic Asylum, presented a report, which was laid on the table. Mr. Harboun, of the Finance Committee, submitted a bill "authorizing the issue of Treasury notes by the Commonwealth;" also, an adverse report to the Senate bill, entitled "an act for the relief of Robert Shield, late sheriff of York county." On motion of Mr. Orgain, it was Resolved, That the Finance Commi
The Daily Dispatch: December 18, 1862., [Electronic resource], States Guaranteeing Confederate bonds. (search)
Prison Items. --The following prisoners were lodged in Castle Thunder yesterday: Peter Ross, co. D, 1st La, deserter; David Robinson, representing himself as a Marylander, without passport or other documents; A. M. Darnell, co. A, 7th Va, forged leave of absence; Aaron Bennett, disloyalty of an aggravated nature — all of the above were sent by Captain John Avis, the Provost Marshal of Staunton. A man, named Jerome Gordon, co. G, 5th Va. cavalry, arrested for having forged papers, and in the above gang, succeeded in making his escape from the guard-house at Staunton. In the city, officer Schaffer arrested A. B. Sprowle, co. L, 7th N. C, as a deserter, and officer Caphart,-Oliver Rogers, co. F, 5th Ala; Jno Forney, co. L, 10th La, and A. Jones, co. A, 8th La, for desertion — all of whom were put in prison. James McGinness and James O'Harra, of Rodgers's cavalry, were lodged in the prison for deserting from their comman
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