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Secession in Hanover. --On Tuesday, the 12th inst., the good people of old Hanover assembled at their Court-House and gave expression to their sentiments in the existing crisis, by the erection of a secession flag.--Amid the approving shouts of the crowd, Mr. James Lyons, of Henrico, in eloquent strains, addressed the people, hailing the flag as a happy omen of a purer and better feeling in Virginia. He was followed in brief speeches by Capt. George W. Bassett, St. George Tucker, Chastain White, Dr. E. S. Talley, John H. Taliaferro, and Dr. John B. Fontaine, who were present, breathing the right spirit and bearing decided testimony to the unanimity of the secession sentiment in Hanover. The glorious old county which was a pioneer in the cause of Freedom in 1776, has resolved to be among the first in asserting the rights of the South, and in a firm determination to maintain them.
$10 reward. --One of my servants, named Robert James, ran off on Thursday, the 7th. He is Ditcher, exclusively, and took off his tools with him, with a view doubtless to obtain work on his own account, to which he had been accustomed before I purchased him. I will pay the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me. James Lyons. P. S.--I have heard that he has been offering himself in the lower part of the city as a well digger. J. L. [mh 19--1w]
The Daily Dispatch: March 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], A Harvard College student run over by a Locomotive and killed. (search)
Trial commenced. --David S. Chilton, young white man, a former resident of Liberty, Bedford county, was put on trial yesterday before Judge Lyons, of the Hustings Court, for having in his possession and passing counterfeit bank notes purporting to be issued by the Bank of South Carolina. Hon. Wm. L. Goggin, Jas. F. Johnson, Esq., (of the State Senate,) and Judge Wm. W. Crump appeared for the defence. Littleton Tazewell for the Commonwealth.
Hung Jury. --The jury in the case of Harvey Wash, indicted and tried before Judge Lyons, of the Hustings Court, for counterfeiting and passing gold coin, were brought into Court Tuesday, when they announced themselves as unable to agree on a verdict. During yesterday they were kept together, and were still "hung" at last accounts.
$10 reward. --One of my servants, named Robert James, ran off on Thursday, the 7th. He is a Ditcher, exclusively, and took off his tools with him, with a view doubtless to obtain work on his own account, to which he had been accustomed before I purchased him. I will pay the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me. James Lyons. P. S.--I have heard that he has been offering himself in the lower part of the city as a well digger. [mh 19--1w] J. L.
Jury discharged. --The jury sworn in the case of Harvey Wash, of Hanover, on trial before Judge Lyons, of the Hustings Court, for counterfeiting and passing counterfeit gold coin, were discharged on Wednesday night being unable to agree--nine being for acquitted and three for conviction. The prisoner was remanded to jail. A citizen of Richmond, well known in this community, informed us on yesterday that he had been acquainted with Mr. W. H. Wash (the prisoner) for the past twenty five years; that he had traded with him while the mercantile business about ten years; that he had done a large amount of business for him as an officer, both in the county of Louisiana Hanover, and also collected considerable sums of money for him, for which he paid him a commission and in all his transactions with said Wash he has acted as a high-minded gentleman collected promptly, and paid punctually. He is also acquainted with his whole family, and that all of them are gentlemen in high standing
The Daily Dispatch: March 22, 1861., [Electronic resource], A. J. Donnellson on the existing crisis. (search)
$10 reward. --One of my servants, named Robert James, ran off on Thursday, the 7th. He is a Ditcher, exclusively, and took off his tools with him, with a view doubtless to obtain work on his own account, to which he had been accustomed before I purchased him. I will pay the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me. James Lyons. P. S.--I have heard that he has been offering himself in the lower part of the city as a well digger. [mh 19--1w] J. L.
Trial commenced. --The trial of Matthew Egan, for feloniously stabbing Jas. Farrar, was commenced before Judge Lyons in the Hustings Court yesterday. On yesterday evening, the testimony being all given in, the jury retired, and soon after brought in a verdict of not guilty, and the prisoner was discharged.
$10 reward. --One of my servants, named Robert James, ran off on Thursday, the 7th. He is a Ditcher, exclusively, and took off his tools with him, with a view doubtless to obtain work on his own account, to which he had been accustomed before I purchased him. I will pay the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me. James Lyons. P. S.--I have heard that he has been offering himself in the lower part of the city as a well digger. [mh 19--1w] J. L.
$10 reward. --One of my servants, named Robert James ran off on Thursday, the 7th. He is a Ditcher, exclusively, and took off his tools with him, with a view doubtless to obtain work on his own account, to which he had been accustomed before I purchased him. I will pay the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me. James Lyons. P. S.--I have heard that he has been offering himself in the lower part of the city as a well digger. J. L. [mh 19--tw]
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