1861 March 7 Richmond, Virginia

Speech of John S. Carlile of Harrison in the Virginia State Convention Mr. President, in this the hour of our country’s peril, when the strength of our system of government is being severely tested, I should be slow to believe … Continue reading

1861 March 6th

$50.00 REWARD Ran away from the subscriber on the 6th inst., negro man Albert, aged about 40 years, black and about 5 feet 9 or 10 inches high. His left hand has been very much injured from the chop of … Continue reading

1861 March 5 Norfolk and Petersburg R.R. Co., Suffolk, Va.

H.L. Hopkins Esq.Atty &c. Petersburg, Va. Dear Sir,Your favor of the 23d ulto.came duly to hand, but in the mean timehave been absent for several days, or wdthen promptly have it my attention.I am aware that the late Dr. Spencer … Continue reading