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THE DAILY m i'HOM.X.
DAILY PAPER #10 A YEAR. 4 "LET.OUR JUST CENSURE ATTEND THE TRUE EVENT." " TRI-WEEKLY* $7 A YEAR.
BY J. A. SELBY. COLUMBIA, S. C., MONDAY MORNING, AUGUST 21, 1865. VOL. ?-NO. 122"A
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BY JULIAN A. SELBY. .
T E R MS-J N A D V A N C E.
SUBSCIHPTIOK."
Dailv Papcri six months.SS 00
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Weekly, " " .*.. .2 00
Single copies of the Daily and Tri-Weekly,
10* cents; of the Weekly, 15 cents'.
ADVtEVIfrEMENTS <
Insert:- d in either the Daily or Tri-Wceklv at
SI per square for the lirat* insertion, and 75
cents for&eh subsequent insertion. In thc
Woekjy, $T a squajre.
ira "Special notices 13 cents a line.
Incidents or tHe Voyage to the Tor
tn gai.
In the course of a pleasant conver?
sation with Capt. George W. Dutton,
Company C, l'Jth Regiment Veteran
Kcaerve Corps, who lias just returned
from the Dry Tortugas, we have ob?
tained some interesting facts relative
to the conspirators and their trip to
the rock-bound fortress, which is to
be (for three of them) .their last'
earthly home.
Capt. Dutton, wirha sergeant, three
corporals and twenty-six men, report?
ed ut the W o-shiiigton Arsenal on the
morning- of Sunday, July lb, and,
biking charge of the prisoner*, placed
thom on board Ibo attainer ?Suite of'
Maine, bound ?ur Fortress Monroe,
whiey point tiny reached at ip. m.,
uu tin; 17th. 'IneyTtvere then trans?
ferred to Hie irrida, (Japt. Budd, nil
on board, with the exception of Gen.
l^idd, being entirely ignorant of the
vessel's destination.
At ?lark. oh*the liltb, the Florida,
reaeiunl Port Boyal, ?S. C., where she
discharged a cargo ol' cordage, ?te.,
und coaled. On tho _Tst, she sailed
for the Dry Tortugas, reaching that
barren und iuhospitable spot on th?
'2ith, just ono week utter her depar?
ture from Fortress Monroe.
During the voyage, all the prisoners
were more or less afflicted with-sea !
.sickness, and at one time half of the
guurds were unfit for duty. Doctor
Mudd and Arnold word particularly'
wretched.
?Spangler, although quite sick, was
fernen to practical joking. Finding
^ftui wliilc sick he c< mid get from the
jBgtrgeon, Dr. Porter, a modicum of
French brandy, he-concluded to take
sick at various odd times, always wit^
pains for which vint GuUaci sjiiriiua is
supposed to bo a sovereign cure; but
his trick w;?8 discovered, and he was,
.- much to his chagrin, obliged to quail'
Jamaica ginger m place of. the inore
palatable beverage.
He was generally quito talkative,
and expressed, himself as being satis
lied with thc action of the Military j
Commission, but continued to assort
his innocence-of j >;trticipaiiou in the
crime of assassination. In a conver?
sation with Capt. Dutton, he remarked
that he knew nothing of Booth's de?
signs, aud that even after the murder,
wmle Booth was passing through the
theatre, he was unaware of the foul
deed which had boen committed*.
"The fact is, captain*" said he, "Booth
was a privileged charucUrat Ford's.
l?e had the run of the house at all
times, day and nigh:,; bad access to
the dressing rooms, and frequently
carno to tho rehearsals unannounced,
and always by th?o rear entrance. He
was a great lavente and spent money
freely. Whenever he came with his
horse, he always called for me to
groom the animal; and 1 have many a
time blacked his boots, and done other
menial work for him. 1 did not close
the door behind Booth. It was a
spring door, which you tran see when
'you get back to Washington, and
.closed of itself, unless you held it open.
*There was nothing unusual in my
holding Booth's boise on the night of
the murder, foy 1 had done it twenty
times before. I didn't see how the
Commission which tried me could
have decided otherwise ia my case,
considering the evidence; but I am
not guilty of having anything to do
with the crime."
Hpangler was very lively during the
? voyage, and several .times ran up.the
badder from tho hold, three stops uta
time; heavily ironed as he was. He
was'quite jubilant over the idea that
he would not be a prisoner for life.
"I'll come out all right; six years is
not such along time, after all," said
he. "You need not felicitate yourself
on having a short time to'vtay, Spau
gler," said Dr. Mudd. 'T don'twiow
where they :;re taking us, but if it is
to the Dry Tortugas, there is no inore
chance for you*than for me. None of
us will live more than two years."
Up to this time not a word had boen
dropped in r?f?rence to tho ultimate
destination of the conspirators; but
tliey had occupied themselves in dis?
cussing tho probabilities of a residence
ut Albany, a trip to some port on thc
Gulf,-or a sudden death by drowning.
O'Laugh'in was very reticent, rarely
entering into conversation even w itu
his fellow-prisoners.
? Mudd carried with him a printed
copy of the evidence adduced during
his tiial, and took great pleasure in
picking it to pieces. Ho is described
by our informant as M man of good
education, considerable shrewdness,
and strong rebel proclivities. Ho wa*
never oft* his guard, always pondered
a question well before returning an
answer, and invariably spoke of Mrs.
LSurrat as having been unjustly ?xe
Teuted. It will be remembered that '-n
his trial Mudd denied all knowledge
I of Booth previous to the visit of the
j lame assassin to the doctor's house;
j but to Cap'..in Dutton he confessed
that he was acquainted \vitk-Booth for
sometime before the murder. "In re?
gard to that deplorable crime, he as?
serted that he did not know of it until
after Booth's departure.
Mudd \v:u> very gloomy during the
voyage, and fears were entertained by
his g.ftird that ho contemplated suicido.
He was, accordingly, closely watyhed,
very much ?o his indignation.
"Why do you keep nae so closely
guarded?'" said ho to t?ie officer in
chargt of him,
"Because," said Captain D, ''I am
afraid I may lose yon. ''
'.How loose niel, Then' is surely
no chang? for mo to escape hero, and
you do not suspect that I would kill
myself?'"
"That is just what I fear; and until
I get my receipt for your body from
the commander ot the post to which
you are consigned, I deem it my Auty
to have vour every step strictlv watch?
ed."
"Well, captain, you need have nc
fear on uiy account. 1 would put ar
end to my miserable existence but foi
the thought of eternity. ? uni afrah
to die, although 1 can bear this terri
ble life, which is much worse thai
death,"
When oft" the coast of Florida, tin
weather being wann, the (prisoner
wen? allowed to sleep on deck, am
during the day their irons wore r
moved. They were very grateful to
this unmerited kindness, and showc?
their appreciation by giving as littli
trouble as possible to those who hat
charge of them.
When tho steamer cymo in sight d
the Dry Tortuga*;, on the 2-itIu and i
was made known to the criminals tim
this treeless, lifeless place was tv b
j their prison, their emotion could no
bo checked. They cried like children
Mudd and Arnold, in particulai
evincing the most poignant grid
Thc former paced the deck, wringin
his hands', and exclaiming, time an
again, "There is no hope for me,
Arnold bewailed his fate in piteou
tones. He said, "If this were Albany
or any other place where my motin
and sisters could sometimes see me,
might bear my imprisonment, but hot
I shall have no one to live for." Mud
declared, when his paroxysm of gri<
had subsided, that he should lose n
opportunity to effect his escup?
When asked where he would go if 1
succeeded in eluding the vigilance <
the garrison, he cried out, "Hom
Government would not touch n
there. It would not hunt me don
in tho midst of my wife and children.
Shortly ?fier the landing of tl
steamer, Col. Hamilton, llOth Ne
York Volunteers, commanding tl
post, proposed to assign Dr. Mudd
duty as hospital steward, and Arno
clerk, and to' provide the otho
with employment to which they we
best adapted,
i On the following day the Flori
?
loft for Key "West, to coal, Spangler
sending to Mr. Ford, by Captain Dnt
ton, a message to the effect that he
(Spaugler.) was innocent.
? The. steamer was detained for two
days ut Key West, and after taking in
coal, started for New York, where she
arrived in due season.
[Washington Chronicle, 9///.
To Travellers.
THE subscriber, having a
fSZSfe.^. ^ COMFORTABLE C ARR 1 AGE,
(?^^^??^will take pnssengersto Winns
boi b or Alston. Ho will also
let it bv the hour in the eity.
GEORGE CHISOLM,
Aug 17 thni'2*_ Arsenal Hill.
New Goods.
OPENING THI'. DAY, at my Sale Koon
<Bf*dcll's Building,) a large stock o
fancv aud staple GOODS, consisting of
PERFUMERIES, TOILET SOAPS, Hosiery, j
Woolen and Linen tshirss, Collars, Spool
Thread. Pins. Suspenders, Fine Felt JLifs,
Ladies' Gaiters. Hoop Skirts, Gloves, Hooks
and Eyes. Pocket Handkerchiefs, Havana
Segal*?, <*tc.. which will be sold much below
former prices. A. R. PHILLIPS.
Aug M 2*
mm: A I BRITISH BARK ''EXCHANGE"
JL is now ready receive freight. Applv to
Aug 1? ? W i f ,LIS* ? CHISOLM.
Vi? nable Family Residence,
Wi?i ii fitll supply of Furniture, in jim-order,
ot p'rieuie Sde.
FflHE abor? is situated on Plain street, in :
.1 the vieiuityof tho Fer.et1- College, lo- :
cate-'; on I,', acres of ground. This .muse :
contains eight rooms, with servant's house ?
of eight rooms, and nil other buildings re
quired, ami a line well of water. Attached
io the grounds are a choice variety of fruit ,
trees and shrubbery.
Particulars, with the list of furniture, can
bc had on application at mv office.
JACOB LEVIN.
Auction and Commission Agent,
Corner Plain and Assembly street-. !
Aug H il') -I
COPARTNERSHIP.
' COLUMtlA, Aron? 15, 15*65.
r^ilEjuidcrsi^u^'having formed a luis;- ;
J ness connection with th* lirni of!
ZEALY. SCOTT .?-. BRUNS, nuder the style ?
of HUTSON LEE A CO., for the , urpose of
conducting an AUCTION. GEN EU AL COM- i
MISSION and EXCHANGE BROKERAGE, 1
respectfnllv solicits the patronage of the
pm,he. " HUTSO'N LEE. :
Hereafter, the 'Auction and General Com- ?
niissi?p Business done bv us witt bc eon- !
ducted bv Messrs. H?TSON LEE & CO. |
Aug lt? li ZEALY, SCOTT A BRUNS. ?>
TOIEF&I?,
Auctioneers, General Com. Agents
. and Exchange Brokers,
( M ?LU MB! A, S. C.
A NY business < ntrusted to thom will re
ce ive prompt attention.
(.OLD. SILVER, SECURITIES and BANK
NOTES I ?ought anti sold.
liefer to Messrs. WILLIS Si CHISOLM
and Messrs. JOHN FRASER & Co., Charles?
ton. S. C.
GEORGE ?.'CHLEY, Esq., and Messrs. F.
C. BAH j ?EH .> CO., Augusta, Ga.
Messrs. STENHOUSE & MCCAULEY,
Charlotte, N. C.
? Office for the present at Messrs. Zealy,
Scott A Ennis. Aug Ui CtufS
?7 L. SOLOMON,
General Commission Merchant,
Serowl Door from Shicer House, Plain street,
COLUMBIA, S. C.,
DEALER in foreign and domestic mer?
chandize. The highest market price
paul for COTTON and COUNTRY PRO?
DUCE in gold or currency. Consignments
solicited, which will receive my usual prompt
attention. Refer to
,G. Ii. Crump & Co., Augusta, Ga.,
XaRocho A bell. Savannah, Ga.,
Gibbon A Co., Charleston, S. C., .
Koopman A Phelps, Charlotte, X. C.,
Fuller .V Wilkerson, Leashing, X. (.'.,
1!. 1'. Richardson, Boadsville, X. C.,
.Tames K. Lea, Yanecyville, X. C.,
Chambers A Patrick, Danville, Va.,
Brownly,* Co.. Petersburg, Va.,
Kent, Paine A Co. ?Richmond, Va.
1?BALD GETTY & co,,
AND
SOM, MEfiSMA?TS,
126 and 128 Meeting Street,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
F. A. WILCOXSON. Agent,
Orangehurg, S. C.
I EDMUND A. SOUDER A CO.,
1 Philadelphia, Penn.
LIVINGSTON', FOX A CO., Agents,
4 New York.
?1 ? LIBERAL ADVANCES made on COX
1 SIGNMENTS. Aug 152rto*
CALL AT
G. S. Jenkins'
Assembly Street,**'
THIRD DOOR FROM PENDLETON.
Aug 10_10
CHARLESTON TO NEW YORK.
ATLANTIC ?OAST
Mail Line!
THE new first
class steamer MO?
NERA, Charles P.
Marrhman, Com
mandor.
Steamer CAM?
BRIDGE, J. W.
Balch, Commander,
Will leave Charleston, S. C.. direct for
New York, alternately, THURSDAYS each
week.
For freight or passage-having handsome
Stato Koom accommodations-applv to
F. A. WILCOXSON, Agent, *
Orang.-hurg, S. C.
ARCHIBALD GETTY A CO.,
12(5 and !-2? Meeting st., Charleston, S. C.
LIVINGSTON, POS .V CO., Agents.
Aug i~> .imo New York.
Headq'rs Dep t of South. Carolina,
HILTON HEAD, S. G., Jei.Y 20, lHfi?.
G ENE UAL ORDERS No. 0.
IT is announced, for the information and
government of this command, that -i!*.N
JAMIN F. PERRY, of South Carolina, has
been appointed, hy the President, Provi?
sional Govu*Torof the State <M South Cafb
lina, with authority and Instructions, ''at
thu earliest practicable period*, to prescribe
snell rules and regulations as may be neces?
sary and proper for convening a Convention,
composed of delegates to be chosen bj-that
portion of the people of said State who aro
loyal to tin- United States, and no others,
for the purpose of altering or ann-nding thc
Constitution thereof; and with authority to
exercise, wiJKn lite limits of said State, all
the powers Vcessury and properAto enable
sueh loyal people of tho State of South Ca?
rolina to rewtore said State to its constitu?
tional relations to the Federal Gevernment,
and to present stich a Republican form of
Stat? Government as will entitle the State
to the guarantee of the United States there-:
for, and its people tr. protection by tin
United States against invasion, insurrection
ami domestic vit dence: provided, that in
tiny election t hut may hereafter be held for
choosing delegates to any State Convention
as aforesaid, no person shall beipiali?ed as
an elector, or shall br eligible as a member
of stieb Convention,.unless lie shall have
pr?vit usly taken ami subscribed the oath of
anim sty, as set forth in the President's
proclamation of May 2?), A. D. 18(?5, and is
a voter qualified as prescribed by thc Con?
stitution and-laws of the State of South
Carolina in force immediately before the
seventeenth (17th) day of November, A. JJ.
lstiO, the dato of the sy-ealled Ordinance of
Secession; and the said Convention, when
convened, or the Legislature that may be
thereafter assembled, will prescribe the
qualification of electors, and the eligibility
of'persons to hold office under the Consti?
tution ?111(1 laws of thc State, a power the
people of thc several States composing tin*
Federal Union have rightfully exercised
from the origin of the Government to tho
present time."
lt is, therefore, ordered, that all officers
and td ber. persons in the United States
military service, within the State of South
Carolina, aid and assist Governor Pony in
carrying into effect the foregoing instrufc
tions, and they are enjoined to abstain
from, in any way, hindering, impeding or
discouraging the loyal people of the State
from thc organization of a State Govern?
ment, as hereinabove authorized and di?
rected.
All o? dcrs and instructions now in opera?
tion throughout this Department,* whether
emanating from these headquarters, or from
Headquarters Department of tho South,
that are not inconsistent with the foregoing
distinctly specified provisions of this order,
wUl continue in loree as heretofore, through?
out the State of South Carolina.
Every needful facility for taking tho am?
nesty oath will bo afforded by the military
authorities, on forms heretofore supplied
for that purpose.
Hereafter Provost Marsh als and Assistant
Provost Marshals will constitute the only
military officers entitled to administer the
amnesty- oath, a certified copy of which
will, in all eases, be furnished to the indi?
vidual taking it. Tin- original oaths will be
transmitted, semi-monthly, by the officer
administering the saide, to the Provost
Marshal General at these Headquarters, by
whom they will be recorded in a book kept
for that purpose, aud then forwarded to the
Secretary ol State.
Parsons applying for ?xecutive clemency
will send their petition (with a certified
copy of thc Amnesty Oath attached,) to the
President, through thc Provisional Govcr
nor at Greenville, South Carolina.
Rv command of ?
Mai. Gen. Q. A. GTLLMORE.
Official: W. L. M. BCKOV.K, A. A. G.
Aug 16
Charleston Advertisements.
FIRE A^WsiW
Insurance Agency !
-SAPPER & LANE
163 MEETING ?ST., CHARLESTON, S. C.,
REPRE8ENT the fohpwing nrst-ciajss .
companies:
GREAT WESTEP.N INSURANCE COM?
PANY, OF NEW YORK.
SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY, OF
NEW YORK.
PHOENIX FIRE INSURANCE COMPNY,
OF NEW YORK.
MANHATTAN INSURANCE COMPANY,
OF NEW YOUR.
With aggregate cash capital" of EIGHT
MILLION fc? OF DOLLARS.
$8,000,000.
Risks taken on all cLcscriptious of pro-?
perty on reasonable turras, and losses
promptly settled.
?S. Y. TUPPER A. A. LANE.
Aug 14 26
J. H. HAGGETT ?Sf CO.,
Factor? and Commission Merchant?,
AB G ER'S So L'TH WU i RE.
CHARLESTON, S. C.
SELL in this MaVkct, or ship to New York
or Liverpool, both Long and Short Nui
pie COTTON. Liberal advances on ship?
ments, and returns made in gold or trea
surv notes, as instructed.
J. H. RAGGETT. E. M. STEIG HTS.
Aug 8 26
C. E. Chichester,
REAL. ESTATE BROKER,
18 BROAD STREET, CHARLESTON.
AGENT for the purchase and sale of
REAL ESTATE in any of tho Southam
States.
ALSO,
For the REPAIRING. RENTING, Ac, of
city property.
Owners of property in Charleston, un?
avoidably detained in the up country, can
have their property taken cave of and
promptly attended to by sending to above?
a Power of Attorney, to' assmro control of
the same, until the owner's return. Infor?
mation as to the condition of property in?
jured by shells, and otherwise, wiTt proba?
ble expense of repairing, sent oo application.
Ji" Wanted to purchase, for purtles
?ecking investirent bi Real Estate, in Scuth
Carolina, several PLANTATIONS*in work?
ing orde?, in the upper portion oS tho State.
Aug 8 26
-? -?_
Willis & Chisolm,
Factors, Commission Hrrvhants,
AND s rr rr p LNG A GENTS.
OFFICE, MILLS HOUSE,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
E. WILLIS. A. It. CHISOLM.
WILL attend to the purchase, sale and
shipment (te foreign and domestic
ports) of COTTON, RICE, LUMBER
NAVAL STORES:to the collection of Drafts,
Purchase and Sale of all Securities. Con?
signments of Vessels solicited. ,
BEFHRS YO:
Messrs. Joba Fraser oe Co., Charleston,
S. C.
Messrs. Goo. W. Williams & Co.,
Messrs. GOJI-^O A. Hopley & Co.. "
George Bchlev, Esq., Augusta, Ga.
T. s. Metcalf Esq.,
Messrs. Clark, Dodge A- Co., New York.
Messrs. Murray <!t Nephew, " "
Messrs. E. W. "Clark & Co.,. riiiladelphia,
Penn.
Messrs. Pendergast, Fenwick & Co., Bal?
timore, Md. *
Messrs, Samuel Harris&'Sous, Baltimore,
Md. Ans 8 2(5
Taken Up,
ON the 12th inst., near tb- Charlotte De?
pot, a small BAY HORSE, with sear on
lett hind leg. The owner will please come
forward, prove property, pay expenses and
take him awjv. Apply at thia otrioe.
Aug 19 3__; _j_
?"ffice-GenTSupT W. and M. E. E.,
SUMTER, August 15, lfif>*>.
ON and after August 18. a DAILY TUA IN
will run b.nweon Kingsville and Wil?
mington. Leaving Kingsville daily at 8.00
a. m., and arriving at Kingsvilki 7.:)U p. m.
These 'Prams will make daily connections at
Wilmington with 'Trains for any point
North. Tliey also will continue to connect
with Trains on thc Northeastern Railroad
fer Charleston and Cberaw and Darlington
Railroad. These Trains carrv both* freiglft
and passengers. HENRY M.* DUANE,
Aug 16 2wd General Superintendent.
FBX\ERrMM?TT&BOWMAN,
(Kuc'sors to Hotchhiss, Fenner A- Bennett,)
COM. ME?CHANTSt
40 VESSEY STREET, NEW YORE, *
.iso
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE.
rnOS. FEN'NER, H. BEXSZTT, D. W. EOWTfiJi.
MR. T. A. TOBIN, who was for a length
of timo connected with the old firm of
Hotchkiss, Fenner & Bennett, has an inter?
est hi the present firm, and will devote his
attention prineipallv to the State o? South
Carolina. His address will bo Cluitir?,
Laurens District. Aug41 Imo

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