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Hon Wm Bullard Preston. This gentleman, who was one of the Senators of this State in the Confederate Senate, died at his re in Montgomery county last Sunday. He was about fifty-nine years old at the time of his states and had been Senator not quite a year. He was the oldest son of the late Governor Preston, of Virginia, and was educated at Hampden Sidney College where he graduated in the year 1824;#x2014;When the University opened in 1825, he was one among the first that matriculated. It was there that he received the rudiments of his legal education. In 1827 he came to the bar in his native county, and gradually rising to the head of it, he practised with great success in that and the adjoining counties for many years — if we are not mistaken, even to the day of his death. About the year 1830 he was elected to the lower house of the Virginia Legislature, where he soon enquired an enviable reputation as a debater and a through man of business. He retired from the Legislatu
his death. About the year 1830 he was elected to the lower house of the Virginia Legislature, where he soon enquired an enviable reputation as a debater and a through man of business. He retired from the Legislature after a few years to resume his practice at the bar, but was returned to the State Senate again about the year 1862. At that time he was already one among the most prominent men of the State, and his reputation continuing to increase, he was made a member of his Cabinet by General Taylor--Upon the death of that lamented chief he retired to private life. He devoted, of late years, a great porion of his time to the subject of internal improvements, and was believed to possess as thorough a knowledge of the resources of Virginia as any man in the State. He was elected to the Senate last winter. Mr. Preston was a man of powerful natural understanding greatly improved by culture and training. His industry was prodigious. He shrunk from no labor which the duties of an
Hon Wm Bullard Preston (search for this): article 1
Hon Wm Bullard Preston. This gentleman, who was one of the Senators of this State in the Confederate Senate, died at his re in Montgomery county last Sunday. He was about fifty-nine years old at the time of his states and had been Senator not quite a year. He was the oldest son of the late Governor Preston, of Virginia, aGovernor Preston, of Virginia, and was educated at Hampden Sidney College where he graduated in the year 1824;#x2014;When the University opened in 1825, he was one among the first that matriculated. It was there that he received the rudiments of his legal education. In 1827 he came to the bar in his native county, and gradually rising to the head of it, he praments, and was believed to possess as thorough a knowledge of the resources of Virginia as any man in the State. He was elected to the Senate last winter. Mr. Preston was a man of powerful natural understanding greatly improved by culture and training. His industry was prodigious. He shrunk from no labor which the duties of
Montgomery County (Maryland, United States) (search for this): article 1
Hon Wm Bullard Preston. This gentleman, who was one of the Senators of this State in the Confederate Senate, died at his re in Montgomery county last Sunday. He was about fifty-nine years old at the time of his states and had been Senator not quite a year. He was the oldest son of the late Governor Preston, of Virginia, and was educated at Hampden Sidney College where he graduated in the year 1824;#x2014;When the University opened in 1825, he was one among the first that matriculated. It was there that he received the rudiments of his legal education. In 1827 he came to the bar in his native county, and gradually rising to the head of it, he practised with great success in that and the adjoining counties for many years — if we are not mistaken, even to the day of his death. About the year 1830 he was elected to the lower house of the Virginia Legislature, where he soon enquired an enviable reputation as a debater and a through man of business. He retired from the Legislat
Fifty dollars reward. --Ranaway from the subscriber about the first of last April, a negro woman named Daphney. She is about 30 years old is tall and black, has a high forehead, and is quite good looking. I purchased her of Nath'l Tyler, who resides on the corner of 2d and Franklin streets. She has a sister living on Franklin street, below Johnson's livery stable. I will give the above reward for her apprehension and delivery at Hestor Davis's jail. Jno. P. Pharson. no 19--1w*
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Fifty dollars reward. --Ranaway from the subscriber about the first of last April, a negro woman named Daphney. She is about 30 years old is tall and black, has a high forehead, and is quite good looking. I purchased her of Nath'l Tyler, who resides on the corner of 2d and Franklin streets. She has a sister living on Franklin street, below Johnson's livery stable. I will give the above reward for her apprehension and delivery at Hestor Davis's jail. Jno. P. Pharson. no 19--1w*
Fifty dollars reward. --Ranaway from the subscriber about the first of last April, a negro woman named Daphney. She is about 30 years old is tall and black, has a high forehead, and is quite good looking. I purchased her of Nath'l Tyler, who resides on the corner of 2d and Franklin streets. She has a sister living on Franklin street, below Johnson's livery stable. I will give the above reward for her apprehension and delivery at Hestor Davis's jail. Jno. P. Pharson. no 19--1w*
Hestor Davis (search for this): article 1
Fifty dollars reward. --Ranaway from the subscriber about the first of last April, a negro woman named Daphney. She is about 30 years old is tall and black, has a high forehead, and is quite good looking. I purchased her of Nath'l Tyler, who resides on the corner of 2d and Franklin streets. She has a sister living on Franklin street, below Johnson's livery stable. I will give the above reward for her apprehension and delivery at Hestor Davis's jail. Jno. P. Pharson. no 19--1w*
Jonathan P. Pharson (search for this): article 1
Fifty dollars reward. --Ranaway from the subscriber about the first of last April, a negro woman named Daphney. She is about 30 years old is tall and black, has a high forehead, and is quite good looking. I purchased her of Nath'l Tyler, who resides on the corner of 2d and Franklin streets. She has a sister living on Franklin street, below Johnson's livery stable. I will give the above reward for her apprehension and delivery at Hestor Davis's jail. Jno. P. Pharson. no 19--1w*
Stonewall Jackson (search for this): article 10
"Stonewall Jackson a Poet" --Under this heading several Southern newspapers are surprising their readers with some beautiful verses, called "My Wife and Child," of which, they say, Gen. T. J. Jackson is the author. Nobody will be more surprised to see the famous "Stonewall" thus blazoned as a post than the old hero himself. The verses in question, which have long had a place in Southern literature, were written by Gen. Henry R. Jackson, of Georgia, and will be found in a volume of poems which he published soon after the Mexican war.
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