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PASSED AT THE SECONO SESSION OF THE
THIRTT FOURTH CONGRESS.
A Resolution tendering thu Thanks of Congress tv >Rear
Admiral David U. Porter, antl to tha Officers, Petty
Otßcern. t. cumeu aud Murium under his Command, for
their l.alUnliy und good Conduct iv ths recent Capture
of Fort Fisher.
Rewltivd by the Rnate and ffokse of Repretentativet
of the United State* vf America in Oaujreu ■!■_*■ ft (Iff,
That the thunks of Congress are hereby presented to Rear
Admiral David I>. Porter, und to the officers, petty officers,
seamen and marine-under his eniiimand, for the uusur-
DMMd gallantry *n<- -WUtiMWIod by them iii the attacks
upon Furt Fisher, and thn brilliant and decisive victory
ty whieli that important work luw been captured from
tlio rebel force, mid placed in the possession aud under
the authority of the United State..; und for their long
aud faithful services and unwavering demotion to tho
cause of thl country in the midst of tbs greatest difficul
ties ~h-i diM'_**r_.
See, 2. Attd t*e it farther re*olved t th.it tho President
■ i ■ ■■ i '■'" I Stales he requested to communicate this
resolution lo Admiral Porter, and through him to thu
. lie <n, Mfrinen, and marine, under hia command.
Approved, .t.niii u-.v _H ( 18_n.
JorvT Resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Trea-
Kitry to (iiv the Mewary Notice stipulated pending
the* Intention nf thn United States to purchase the
liuildin known at Mcr_luti_ts' Kxchunge, New York
City, liow used for Custom Huns** Purposes.
Re it r... ./.<.</ hy tlie Senate, and Houtr nf Repretentativet
of the Vnilcd Stabs <*/ imsrfOM in (\mgretts ag*ejmbted t That
tlie Secretary of the Treasury he, und ho Is hereby, au
thorized to give notice to tho owners of the building in
New York city known as the Merchants' Kxchange, and
oceupicd v. a custom-house, of the intention of the United
itatoito purchase the same, for Che sum of one million
dollars, in with the terms stipulated iv the
existing lease of the properly to tho government.
Approved, January lio, 1805.
[ No. 10. J
Joint Remolotion rewrvlng Mineral Ijuhl _ from the
Operation of all Act*, panned at the first Session of the
Thirty-eighth OunglßM, granting Land., or oxrending
I le. Time of Inllliel tl runts.
fi . it resolved hy the Stmitr and Haute of Representative t
nf the United SUdet of America in Congress assembled,
That no act paasedTit the first sc*. ion of the thirty-oighth
congress, granting lands to states or corporations, to aid
iv the construction of roads or for other or lo
e_teud thr time of grunt* heretofore nuide, shall be so
• nn. trued as to embrace mineral lauds, which in all cases
shall lie, and are, reserved exclusively tv the Unitud
States, mile** otherwise .pi totally provided iv the act or
acta staking the grant.
Appruvod, January SO, 1866.
A 11k .nU'Tiov submitting to tho I_.gisUt-.ro_ »f the
several States a Proposition to amend tho ((-institution
of the United States.
Resolved bit the Senate and House \of Renfoatntahcet of
the Undid Stat?* of America in Congress nmnxblesL, (two
thirds of bnth Ifrnses concurring,) That Iks following
article ho proposed to thu legislatures at ihe several
states as au amendment to the constitution at the United
States, which, when ratified by three NrtU of said
legislature.., shall be valid, to all intents &>_ a urpoees, as
h part of the said constitution, namely:—
Section 1. Neither slavery nor iuvolunUr? servitude,
except ns a punishment for crime whereof the party
hiinil have been duly convicted, shall exist within the
United States, or any place subject to their Jurisdiction.
Section '2. Congress shall have powej to e_th#roc this
article hy appropriate legislation.
Approved, February 1,18(16.
[ No. 12. J
oint X r ■-.ii i rei. declaring certain States not entitled to
Representation in the Electoral College. *
SV iif.iti \ - the inhabitants and local authorities of tho
.States of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina,
.teorgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas,
Arkansas, and Tennessee rebelled against the govern
ment of the United States, aud were in such condition
on thn eighth day of November, eighteen hundred and
sixty four, that no valid electiuu for electors of President
and Vice-President at the United States, according to the
constitution and laws thereof, was hold therein on said
Ba it re.s<.tvcd t>ythc Senate and Home nf Repretentativee
of the United States of America in Congress atsemlded,
That the .tates mentioned in tlio preamble to this joint
resolution are not entitled to representation in the elec
toral college fur the choice of President and Vice Presi
dent of the United States, for the term of office com
mencing ou the fourth day of March, eighteen hundred
and sixty-live; and no electoral votes shall ho received or
counted from said states concerning the choice of Presi
dent and Vice-President for said term of office.
Approved, February 8,18fJ5.
Joint Rekomition to terminate tho Treaty of eighteen
hundred and seventeen, regulating tho naval Forces on
Where as, the United State. , of the one part, and the
United KiuKdom of Ureal Britain and Ireland, of the
other part, by a treaty bearing date April, eighteen hun
died and seventeen, have regulated tho naval force upon
the lakes, nud it was farther provided that " if either
ptirty should hereafter bo desirous of annulling this
stipulation and should give notice to that effect to tho
other parly, it shell cease to he binding after the expira
tion of six moiiti_s from tho date of such notice; and
whereas the pence of our frontier is now endangered hy
hostile expeditious ogiiiunt the commerce of tho hikes.
and by other acts of lawless persons, whieli the naval
force of the two countries, allowed by tbe existing
treaty, may he insufficient tv prevent; and whereas,
further, the PrcHJdeiit of the United States has proceeded
to give iln' notice required for tho termination of the
treaty hy a communication which took effect on the
twenty-third November, eighteen hundred and sixty*
four : Therefore,
lie it re*olved by the Senate and Haute of Repretentativet
of Ok) United States of America in Congret* assembled,
That the notice given by the Preesdent of the United
States to the government of Groat Rrftain and Ireland
to terminate the treaty of eighteen huudred and seven
teen , regulating tho naval force upon the lakos, is hereby
adopted and ratifk-d as if the same had been authorized
Approved, February 0,1806.
Joint Rehomjtton tendering the Thanks of Congress to
Major-general Philip 11. Sheridan aud the Officers and
Muu under his Command.
Re it resolved hy the Senate and Haute of Re pre tent (dive*
of the United "State* of America tn Omgress a**embled t
That 'the thanks of congress are hereby tendered to
Major-lleneral Philip 11. Sheridan and to tho officeip .rod
men Mieler his command, for the gallantry, military skill,
aud courage displayed in the brilliant series of victories
achieved hy them in tho valley of the Shenandoah, and
espeeiully for their services at Cedar Run, ou tho nine
teeuLh day of October, eighteen hundred and sixty-four,
which retrieved tlie fortunes of the day, and thus averted
a great disaster.
Sec. 2. Ami b_ it further resolved, That the President
of tho United States be, aud hereby Is, requested to com
municate this resolution to Major-Clou .ral Hhoriilan, and
through him to the officers and soldiers under his com
Approved, February 9 1865.
A Resolution providing for the Compilation of n Con
gressional Directory at each Scsuion.
Rewired by tki Senate and House, of Representative* of
the United State*of America in Omgress assembled. That
the i 'mi . ressiun,.l Directory be compiled under tho direc
tion of the joint committee on public printing, and pub
lished by tho superintendent of public printing—tho first
edition for each session to be ready for distribution with
iu one week after the commencement thereof.
Approved, February 14 t 1865.
A Rmm.UTioN appointing General Richard Delaftuld to be
n Regent of the Smithsonian Institution.
Resolved by the Senate and Home of Repretentativet
of the EMM Malta of America in Congret* assembled,
that Richard Delafleld, resident of Washington city.be,
and he hereby is, appointed a Regent of the Smithsonian
nstitution, iv the place of Joseph U. Totten, deceased,
Approved, February 14,1865.
[ No. 17. ]
A Resomttion to extend the Time for the Reversion to
tho United States of the Lands granted hy Congresn to
aid in the Construction of a Railroad from Pere Mar
quette to Flint, and for the Completion of said Road.
Rstolred by tlte Senate and House of Representatives
of' tlte United State* of America, in Congre** a**embled t
That the time specified in tho fourth section of thn net of
..ingress approved June three, eighteen hundred and
fifty-six, entitled "An act making a grant of alternate
sections of the public lands to the State of Michigan to
aid in the construction of certain railroads in said State,
and for other purposes," for the reversion to the United
Miir- of the lands granted hy said act to aid in tb* con
struction of a railroad from Pcre Marnuctto to Flint, and
for the completion of said road, be, and the snme is here*
hy, extended for the term of five y* _r_»
Approved, February 17,1865. ._,
Joint Resolution to enablo the Secretary of the Treasury
to oh tain the Title to certain in Carson City
and St.itf of Neviida, for tl** Purpose* of a Branch Hint
located in said Place.
\\ iii.KM-i the Secretary nf the Treasury of tbe United
State*, la order to carry into effect an Kit entitled "Au
tv t to _Mtah]i_h a branch mint of the United States in the
Territory of Nevada," approved March third, eighteen
hundred hihl sixty-three, ba. purchased of Moses Joh aud J |
Margaret, his wile, and James li. Riddle, ths pre-emptors I
and *wcupants thereof, obtain city or town lots in said I 1
Carson City, together with all the vnluahle improvements ■
thereon; nnd whereas it is highly important for the in- ■
ten wit of the Ooiw-rnment to obtain, ut an early day, the j
u_e and pMMhn of said property, to establish and open J
said branch mint: Therefore, '
Rejolved by the Senate and Hmtte ef Repretentativet -
of the MM States of Anufica in <\mgrexs assembled, n
That the Si-cretaiy of the Treasury he, and he is hereby, M
authorized to receive and accept from said Mose« Joh and ■
Margaret, his wife, and James 1,. Riddle, such relinquish *
nvntj. nod conveyances of their right and claim to said "
lot* and property as he, the said Kecrstary, shall deem <-•
Mill', i. ni for the extini;uinhment of uiy claim, right, or *
title which the said M__.e_ Job ; ...,| Margaret, his wife, t
and James ... Riddle may or anm have thereto; and said .
lots and property shall thereafter I .» reserved from public
sale, pre-emption, or horn stead -eitleni .ut, auU shall iv,
miiin the property of the United Stattfc
Approved, February 23,1865. j
Joint Rr,_nu_Ti'._ to facilitate the Adjustment of certain
Accounts of the American Coloniaslion Society for the .
Support of recaptured Africans in Liberia. 1
Re it retfitred Injthe Senate and tloueeof Representatives H
of the I'm fed Statu of America in Omgress assembled, j
That the fcteeretnry of the Interior he, and la hereby, ou- (
thoi-zed iimf directed to adjust and settle the accountso. „
the American Oolotdaatton Society for the support of re- „
captmiil -trie ni wn Liberia, under contracts road*, |
that purpose under the authority of the act of o»ngre_ft c
approved June -ixtr*.ith,eighteen buudrodmd sixty,on t
he primkplee of equity. i.
Appiovisl, February _3,1.0>
I No. 23. ]
I .nut I:.-. 1.1 .i.i.n- in 11.l.iti.m tv the Dintrihnti.il «f It. nks
Re it resolved by the Senate anil nnuse of Re]irrsentatires
[of Ihe United Stales of America in (bngress assembled.
I That tlm undistributed portions of the bonks nml doe*
I hi. nl ■ heretofore, primer, or purchased for its use liy order
I of either Huuse of Congress, previous to tlm thirty seventh
I Congress, au<l now deposited in the Interior Department
snU elsewhere, 1* dislril.uti-d to ______ of the present
Congress, under the direction or the Joint committee nn
printing; mul said ctuiiruitteo Is hereby ______ to divide
I the hook* In question into parrels equal in number to the
j whole number of Button, Representatives, nnd debates
I from territories, awl ns nearly equ il in mine nud irtiis.r
tance as possible, and to distribute them to the Senators,
Representatives, and delegates by such method an may I .
found feusilile and proper.
Approved, February _SI, 1860.
Joint Rmolution to Provido for the Publication of I fill
Re il resolved by the Senate and Himsc af Representatives
of the I'nitsit States of America in Congress assembled, j
That the Sc-retury of War he, and lie is lirrehy. nutln.
--i/ed nud retpiireil to cause to lie print*-- and published ■
full roster or roll of nl) general, tii'lil, line, and stall nlli-
I rers of volunteers who liiiiu Men i.v tlio army of the
; I United Stutes at any tlinn since tlie beginning "I tin-
I present rebeliiou, iucluiliiig all informal orgaiin.iii.-iis
vr liich have been recognized or aecept.il nnd puid by tin.
United States, showing whether they mo yet in tlio ser
. vice, or have been discharged llierelroni, and giving easu
t allies and other explanations proper Jor such register —
- And, to defray in whole or in part the expenses ot this
l publication, an edition of twenty-live thousand copies ol
1 such enlarged register sbiill bo published nnd may lie sold
I lo officers, soldiers, or citizens, ut a jirice which shall not
i morn than rover the actual -OR of paper, printing, nnd
I binding, and shall nut in any easy exceed one dollar per
Approved, March 2,1 __
■ Joint Resolution authorizing a Contract with William
_ I'owcll for a Picture for Ihe Capitol.
Re it resolved ley the Senate and House of Representatives
of the Unitetl States of America in (bngress assembled,
that tho joint committee on the library be, and they are
hereby, .lirecteil to enter into n _____ with William If.
Powell, ol tho State of Ohio, to paint v picture for the
I United Slab's, to be placed nt tlm head of one of the
grand staircases in the Capitol, illustrative of some naval
victory; the particular subject of the painting to be
xgreisi ou by the committee and the artist: Provided.
That the entire expeuse of aaid picture shall not exceed
twenty live tlioiisafid dollars, and two thousand dollars
shall lie paid to said William 11. Powell, in advance, to
enable him to prepare far tlio work, the remainder of said
instalments at intervals of not less than one -year, the
last Instalment to be retaiucil until the picture is com
pleted and put up.
Approved, March 2,18C5.
A Resolution to encourage the Kmployment of disabled
and discharged Soldiers.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of
the United Stales of America in Omgress assembles!, Tluit
persons honorably discharged from the military or naval
service by reason of disability resulting from wounds or
sickness incurred in tho line of duty, should bo pt-oforred
for appointments to civil offices, provided they shall be
found to posses the business capacity necessary for the
proper discharge of the dutivs of such ollices.
Six. 2. Ami be it further resolves!. That in grateful
recognition of the services, sacrifices, aud sufferings of
persons honorably dischargt _ from the military and
naval seivieo of tlie country, by reason of wounds, dis
ease, or tlie expiration of terms of enlistment, it is re
spectfully recommended to bunkers, merchants, manu
facturers, mechanics, farmers, and persons engaged in
industrial pursuits, to give them tho preference for ap
. |i"iiitiiniits to remunerative situation|sJ and employ
! Approved, Much 3,1865.
- Joint Resolution of Thanks to Major General George 11.
i Thomas and tho Army under his Command.
[ Re it resolved by tlie Senate and House of Representatives
I of the. United States of .America in Congress ussembted.
' That the thanks of congress aro due, and are horeby
' tendered, to Major-flenf ral George 11. Thomas and the
olHcers and soldiers under his command for their skill
1 and dauntless courage, by which the rebel army under
' General Hood was signally defeated and driven trom tbe
State of Tennessee. _
Approrud, March 3, ist_.
A Resolution to encourage Enlistments and to promo
the Ktliciency of the military Forces of the Unite
Resolved by the Senate and House q/" Representatives o
the United States of America in Congress assembled, Tha
for the purpose of encouraging enlistment- and promo
ing the efficiency of the military and naval forces of th
United States, It is hereby enacted that the wife an.
children, if any he have, of any person that has bee
or may lie, mustered into thn military or naval service o
the United States, shall, from and after the piCssage
I this act, be forever free, any law, usage, or custom whn
I soever to the contrary notwithstanding; and in doterm
ntng who is or was the wife and who are tlie children o
the unlisted person herein mentioaed, evidence that
, and tlie woman claimed to be his wile have cohabite.
( together, or associat._ as husband and wife, nnd so co
Untied to cohabit or associate at tho time of thoenlii
I ment, or evidence that a form or ceremony of marring
X whether such marriage was or was not authorized
recognized by law, tins been entered into or celobratei
by thorn, aud that thn parties thereto thereafter lived I
geth.r, or associated or cohabited as hu.hand and wi
and so continued to lire, cohabit, or associate at the time
the enlistment, shall be deemed sufficient proof of ma
riugo tin- the purposes of fhis act, and tho children hor
nf any such marriage shall be deemed and taken to t
thecfiildrun embraced within the provisions of thin ac
whether such marriage shall or shall _ot have been it
soiled at the time of such enlistment*
Approved, March 3, 1886.
A Resolution to authorize and direct an Inventory o
Articles in the Quartermaster's Depots of the United
Stutes, and in the Possession of tlie Naval Storekeepers
of tho United States.
Resolved by the Senate and Bouse of Representatives o
the United States of America in Congress assembled, Tim
the 8i .rotary of War be, and is hereby, directed to caus
a strict inspection to be made of the quartermaster's d
parttuent, as soon as practicable after tho passage of th
resolution, and a comparison to be made between tlio r
ports of tlie' I'lticers in charge of tlie quartermastor's de
i pots at New York, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, Saint Louis
and Louisville, und tbearlicles on hand.
Sec. _ And be. it further resolved. That the Secretary o
the Navy, in like manner, be directed to cause an'j
ventory to bo made of all the property of the Unite.
States, in possession of the several naval storekeepers o
the United States.
Approved, March 3,18_.
[ NoTai. ]
I A nraoLOTIOX relating to International Exhibitions a
f Rergen, in Norway, and Oporto, in Portugal, durin
! the summer of eighteen lliiudn - and sixty-five.
Whchxas the governments of the kingdom of Swede
I and Norway, and of the kingdom of Portugal, have com
j municated to the government of the United Status th
I programmes of two international exhibitions to be hell
f respectively at Rergen, in Norway, nnd at Oporto, ii
I Portugal, during the summer of eighteen hundred am
Resolved by the Senate and Bouts of Representatives nf
the United States of America in Congress assembled, Tha
tlio President of the United States is hereby charge,
with the duly of uiaklrig known to the people of the
United States, by proclamation, or otherwise, as shall ti
him seem best, tte facta in Ids possession relating to the
international exhibitions proposed to be held at Bergen
Norway, and Oporto, Portugal, during the summer o
eighteen hundred aud sixty-five, and of inviting thei
participation therein: Provided, That no expense shall
bo incurred for any agency with regard to such exhibi
tion : nor shall any claim of any agent of our govern
ment be hereafter recognized.
Approved, Man li 8,1 So. |
Joint Ruolution to amend thu joint Resolution entitle
"Joint Resolution in Relation to the Public Printing,'
approved Juno twenty -third, eighteen huudrcd ami
J_ tl re_lt_i_ by Vie Senate mnd House of Representatives
of the United States of America in Congress Assembled
That the superintendent of public printing shall be, am
he is hereby, authorized to purchase the paper required
for the public printing by accepting the sealed proposals
of the lowest bidder or bidders for any specific portion
or |...i in.ns of the whole amount of any particular kind
lof i»per required, for either three mooths, six moutlis
I or one year, the minimum portion to be specified by thi
I superintendent in his advertisement Tor proposals, and
to lie aa low as will, in his judgment, most increase
competition, and be most advantageous to the United
States. In all other respects the propoaals and coutracU
shall be subject to the.conditions and requirements of the
exisnugluw; and any contractor failing to comply wilh
the terms of his contract, under this resolution, shall Iw
liahl- to the same extent, and in tho same manner us
provided In the like case in the joint resolution hereby
amended; and it shall bo the duty of the superintendent
to report fully in regard to all proposals and contracts
I _r paper in bis annual retiort tn congress, and also in
I regard to all proposals and contracts tor lithographing
Approved, March 3,1866.
A R_oi.i_i_n to extend the Time for constructing the
Burlington and Missouri River Railroad, in lowa, and
filing a Hap of Relocation.
j Resolved by the Senate and House of UcprcseuLitivcs
of Ike United States of Asserica in Congress assembled,
I That th« time allowed by tlm eighth auction of the ail
entitled "An net to amend au _u_titli.il 'An act nuking
grant of lands to the State or lowa, in alternate soc
io.. , to aid In the construction of certain railroad* in
■aid Stato,' approved Mny fifteenth, eighteen hundred aud
ly-elx," for tho construction annually of sections of
wenty miles each of the Burlington ami Missouri Kinr
tailniad, be, and the same Is hereby, extended one year,
d that the provision of the second section of the act
proved first of July, eighteen hundred ami sixty-four,
titled 'An act to regulate the compensation of regis
r» and receivers of tho land-olHces in the several Slabs
nd territories in the location of lauds by the Stabs. i,i,,|
rpo_tioii__ndcr grants by Congress," which reqtdrss
tat a map of the change nf location shall be tiled with
c Cofumissionor of the General Land-Office within one
ear, be, and the same ia hereby, repealed.
Approved, March.. 18*5.
Ruolution transferring Map» and other Documents
relating tv the Surveys of the Pacific Railroad to the
___n ment of the Interior.
Resolved by tte Senate and House, of Representarirrs
f the United States of America in Congress assemldd,
hat all maps, profiles, aud other drawings, together with
mint., aad reports connected with explorations and
orreys for the Pacific Railroad, made under the author
of the Government, and all other information upou
the subject of said road In tho possession of any depart
ment of the Government, he transferred hi the Depart
ment of the Interior; and that the Secretary of the In
terior be authorized to furnish copies of the siinie, free of
rhargg, to the Union Pacific Railroad Company, bo far as
t_v laay be useful in aiding said Company iv detcrmin- 1
Injrth* proper route for said road.
gilbert c. walker.
JNO. JAY KNOX.
KDWA RII M. BROWN CINCINATUS W. NEWTON.
MARSHALL PARKS. OKORIIE SANOSTKR.
JNO. D. W 111TKIIKAD WILLIA M NICHOLS.
GILBERT C. WALKER.
GOVERNMENT DEPOH .TORY AND
"FINANCIAL AGENT OF THE
Exchange Bank Buitdina, Main Street
AGENT FOR 7-30 LOAN.
A constant supply of Notes will be kept on hand.
This Bank will buy and sell all classes of OOVER
MENT SECURITIES nt current market rates.
FURNISH EXCHANGE nnd make collections on AL
THE PRINCIPAL CITIES OF Till. UNITED STATU
Purchase Government Vouchers on the MOST FAVOR
ABLE TERMS, and give Gaekfcl a_d _W_M ______)
ACCOUNTS OF BUSINESS MEN AND FIRMS,
and to any other business entrusted to the Bank.
FULL INFORMATION in regard tv QOVERNMEN
Ri at all times cheerfully furnished.
TREASURY DEPAKTMIINT, )
Opriim or Comp.rom._e. o» 0» ini:\vv. V
Wabhixoion, May 13th. I"<~. J
Witness, by satisfactory evidence press it nl to the un
dersigned, it has been made to appear Ikii the "E.
CHANGE NATIONAL BANK OF NORK-UC," In th
City of Norfolk, in the County of Norfolk, Mid" State
Virginia, has been duly organized under at-r! according t
requirements of tho Act of Congress cotitM *An Act I
provide a National Currency, secured by a pt .geof I'nit.
States bonds, and to provide for tb* circulation and ,r.
detnption thereof," approved Juue 3d, 1864, and lias com
plied with nil the provisions of ssiil Act to be complier
with before commeucing the business of Banking ttnde
Now, TtiEiiEroßr, I, Kii.:__i__ Cl_aJ_ Comptroller ol
the Ourroncy, do hereby oortlfy that "THE EXCIIANOE
NATIONAL BANK OF NORFOLK," in the City of Nor
folk, in the County of Norfolk, and State of Virginia, ii
authorized to commence the business of Banking undel
the Act aforesaid.
re- "A"—,\ In testimony wlinreof, witnoss my hand and
< L. h. >seul of oflico this tbirtoeutli day of May
Comptroller uf the Currency.
TREASURY OF TIIK UNITED STATES,)
Division or rui: National Ranks, >■
Washington, dune B, ISOS. )
It is hereby certified that THE EXCHANGE NATION
AL BANK OF NORFOLK, Virginia, a Banking Associ*
tion organized under the Act "To provide a National Cur
rency, secured by a pledge of United Status Bonds, and t
provide for tho circulation and redemption thereof," a c
proved Juno 3, im'.l, having coinpliud with the requir
raents of section 45 of said Act, and with the regulatio
of tl,i-- Deput t „t made in purHiiauce thereof, has th i
day lieen designated nil a Depository of Public Moneys, c
copt receipts from Customs, and by virtue of such designs
tion will all-" be employed aa a Financial Agent of tin
Government. F. E. SPINNER,
Jo2l-tf, Treasurer U. B.
TTNITED STATES 7-30 LOAN.
By uilthnrilr of thn Secretary of Treasury, tho under
signed has assumed the Uenera. Subscription Agency foi
the sale of United States Treasury Notes, bearing sever
and three-tenths per cent, interest, per annum, know.
These Notes tn issued under date of August 15th, -RM
and are payable tlirno years from thnt time, in currency
or aro convertible nt the option of the I older into
UNITED STATES 540 SIX PER CENT. CIOLD-BKAR
-1 N<i BONDS.
These bonds are vow worth a premium of nine per cent
including gold interest from November, which makes tho
actual profit on tho 7-30 loan, at current rates, includm?
Interest, about ten per cent, [tor annum, besides its exemp
tion from State and muniripal taxation, which adds/mm
I one to thrrr per Gent, mors, according to the rate levied on
I Other property. The interest in payable _ciuMtnnu_tlly hy
I coupons attached, to each nolo, which may ho cut oft and
I .I'M to any bant, or tmuker.
The interestamount, to
One cent per day on a (50 !■■■.:■■
Two cents" " ■ • $10.1 M
Ten " ■ " " $500 "
30 " « " ■ $1(K)0 "
$1 ■ " ■ $5000 "
Nolob of nil tho denomination., named will he promptly
urnUhed upon receipt of subscriptions.. This ia
THE ONLY LOAN IN MARKET
now offered by the OnvernDieut, and it is confidently ex-
I peeled thai Its superior advantages .rill make it the
GREAT POPULAR LOAN OF THE
Tie., than $200,000,000 remain unsold, which will proba
bly be disposed of within thu next sixty or ninety dnyi,
when the notes will undoubtedly command a premium, as
has uniformly boon the case on dewing thn fnih-criptions
to other Loana.
In order that citizens of every town and section of the
country may be ulluided facilities for taking the loan, the
National Hanks, State Banks, and Private Bankers througbj
ont the country have generally agreed to receive subscript
tiom at par. Subscribers will .elect their own agents, in
whom they have confidence, and who only are to bo re
sponsible tor the delivery uf tho notes for which they re
ceive orders. JAY COOK E,
Sulncriptiun Agent, Philadelphia.
Subscriptions will ba received by the Exchange Nation
al Bank of Norfolk, Virginia.
FACTS ABOUT THE 7-30's-THE AD
VANTAGES THEY OFFER.
Their A__oi.t_TE Security.—Nearly all active credits are
j now hosed on Government securities, aud banks hold them
as thu very best and strongest investment they cau make
I it it were possible to contemplate the financial failure of
the Government, no bank would be nny safer. If money
is loam-d on individual notes or bond nnd mortgage, it
will be payable iv the same currency as tho Government
pays with, and no better. Tlm Government never has
tidied to meet its engagements, and the national debt is m
first mortgage upon the whole property of the country
While other stocks fluctuate from ten to fifty, or even a
greater per cent., Government stocks are always compara
tivcly firm. Their value is fixed and reliable, beyond all
other securities; for while a thousand speculative bubbles
I rise_uid burst, aa a rule they are never below par, and are
It _ U-HOIU Interest.—Tho general rate of interest is
six per cent., payable annually. j"_u is seven and three*
tenths, payable tcmi-annualty. If you lend on mortgage,
thero must be a searching of titles, lawyers' hum, stamp
duties and delays, and you will dually have returned to
you only the same MM of nipney■you would receive 11 .mi
the Government, and tees of it Ifyou invest in this loan,
j you have no trouble. Any bnuk or bunker will obtain It
j for you without charge. To each note or bond aru afflxfd
live "coupon." or interest tirhtt, due at the expiration of
i each successive halt-ycua. The holder of a note hua slmpt
ly to cut off one of these coupons,present it to tho nearest
bank nr Government Agency, and receive his interest; the
note itself need not l»■ presented at all. Or a coupon thus
parable will n very win re be eip-Jvsleqt, when due, to mo
ney. Ifyou wish to borrow ninety cent, nn the dollar
upon tin- notes, you have the highest security in the mar
ketto do it with. Ifymi wish to sell, It will bring within
a11 -.. i*an of post and interest at any inoine *t. It will be
very l|_ndy to have iv the houso.
It i|o-.vvi:i.TMti.K into a six per cent, gold-bearing bond*
At the expiration of three years a holder of the notes o!
thu 7-30 Loan has the option of accepting payment in lull
• ti . .flio i'l'tm In- noUfiina_txperceiil.gcdd-iiiterest-K.nd
the principal payable m not less than five, nor nmre than
twenty years tn un its date, as the Government may elect
ThesoYonds are held at such v.premium as to make this
privilege now worth two or throe percent, per annum, and
Hill- so much to the interest. Notes of the same class, is
sued three yearn ago, are now selling at a rate that fully
I proves the corrif tuesa of this statement.
Its Exemption fro* Htatk or Mdnicipal Taxation.—
But a.ldt* from itll Ihe advantage* we have (.numerated, a
special Act of Congress exempts alt txmds and Treasury
noUtfrtm load taxatitm. Ou thu average, thi-exemption
is wm tli _lnnit two per cent. |»er annum, according to tho
rate of taxation in various parts of the country.
Iri. a National H .vinos Bank.—While this loa_t pre
set** great advantage., to large capitalists, it offers special
I inducements to those who wish to make a safe and protite-
I ble investment of small savings. It is every way the best
!■-.■!._>' JUank; for every institution of tli is kind must
I ___n_how invest its deposits profitably in order to pay iv«
J terest and expenses. They will invest largely in this l<_an,
las the best in vent ment. But from the gross interest which
1 they receive, they uitwt duduct largely for the ex-ienaes of
I di" Hunk. Tin-ii usual rate of Interest allowed to dcpoal
i . -< is 6 per bent, upon sums over $600. Ths person who
invests directly with Government will receive almost 60
j per cent. more. Thns the man who deposits $1000 in a
I private Savings' lUiik rea.iv._i 50 dollars a year Interests
J If he deposits the HKine wm in this National Savings* Bank
receives ;:t dollHi-s. nr those who wish to find alafe,
Icmv. ne rit uni profit d>]i-iiti'Mii. of Investing theirsarplus
j comings which they huvo n -\ ■ v***l for their old ago or for
T> R. GRAVES <_ CO.,
**" COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
. 74 WALL STREET, NEW YORK,
l,il.eral<a«li advances made on eonrigupianls to the
aliove house hy J, M. RENSHAW,
'StOe-M Bell's Wharf.
WM. NICHOLS & VO~
RROOMS AND WOODEN WARE,
-11 "_ 22 HO INi ill S .I'AIIK,
J« -T-tf NORFOLK, VA.
OHERMAM BROTHERS & CO.,
oa. 16 and 18,
GROCERIES AND LIQUORS.
r\ udleyTean _ CO.,
WHOLESALE GROCERS, PRODUCB .
_B" Liberal advances made on all Merchandize and Pro
duce consigned. ~ _:_Af
QHERM A CO.,
Nob. 16 and 18,
GROCERIES AND LIQUORS
AND SEED STORE,
CORNER OP PLOUGHMAN AND FRONT STREETS,
MANIirAC-OnT, MACHINE SHOP AND FO.NDKT,
CORNER.OF PLOWMAN AND FRONT STR____TS.
TITARSTON & MEEK'S
*4* BANK STREET.
Where all patrons are furnished with every delicacy tho
markets afford,cooked to order, to suit the most fastidious
Also a choice selection of ALBS, WINES, LIQUORS AND
CIGARS, particular and personal attention Is given to
the catering for this cstiihlishtuent hy tho proprietors.
Je-S-tf MARSTON A MEEK.
rpAYLOR, ZEERLEDER A CO.,
i TOBACCO WAREHOUSE,
ON TOWN POINT, NORFOLK, VIRGINIA.
[ CoNSIUNHINta SOUCITID.
/_. We are prepared to store and forward Merchandise
of all descriptions. seplß—tf
i Ollw & ROBERTS,
' AUCTIONEERS AND GENERAL
Corner Wide-Water and Boanoke Street!.
i in. i.i. consigned sold to ttie best advantage, and liberal
advances made. Particular attention given to the sale ot
I Real Estate, and renting of Dwelling Houses.
Other sales of Dry Goods, Groceries, Ac, will be pro
All goods consignod will be aold promptly and returns
made at once. • jy I—tf1 —tf ,
45. West Main Street
• Manufacturer of all kinds of Superior Ship Ritcuitt
Loaf Bread, Cake* and Cracker*.
I have .lint received new machinery nnd F nm prepare*!
tu hi i the public and trade «Hhorery*tyl*ofCnck--r_
and warrant them to irivn . atisfuclion. Restaurant- will
find i^ to their iuUrsst U> K'vv meat-alias lean turn lull
them with 1 Me* ni. and Oyster Crackers, at Baltimore
prices, and ah. aysjjfr ._h. A liberal discount allowed the
N i*fui,k , Vi. j* W 3m
NO. tb .'AST MAIN BTRKKT,
i Kecji constantly on hand a full supply of
GENERAL ASSORTMENT OI
FANCY GOODS, HATS A CAPS,
and other Articles, too numerous to mention.
.M 1.,..' FOX CASH.
The attention of Country Merchants is respectfully in
vited to our select Stock, and they will tind our induce
ment- always to their interest. Give us a call, and exam
tttfl for yourselves. seplS—tf
GEO. T. GREGORY & CoT
No. 9 Wide-Water Street,
ONE DOOR PROM ROANOKK SQ'R, NORFOLK, VA.,
, iik .1.1-.l:-. IX
STOVES AND HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS;
Tin, Sheet-Iron and Copper Ware.
Metalic Roofing, Guttering and Plumb
ing ; Copper Work for Steamers,
I Mills, Distilleries, Ac,
executed hi tho best niauner at shortest notice.
4V The attention of country Merchants and others,
reepectfully invited to onr
STOCK OF TIN WARE,
which wo are selling at New York and Baltimore prices.
so i 11"
SAVINGS BANK FOR
IO V 11 E ■ D MEN.
THE NATIONAL FREEDMEN'S
SAVINGS AND TRUST COMPANY
(Chartered by Congress, March, 1865),
TOR THE BENfiFIT OF FREKDME.. AND THEIR
Deposits received of Ono Dollar and upwards, aud In
ti i iti allowed ou all sums of Five Dollars and upwards
The Principal Office of this Company is at S7 Collar
street, Now York city, and their Branch oflii _ are lo
cated in tho principal cities of the South.
or_c_ts at iciw toix:
WM. A. BOOTH, President,
< MAHLON T. HEWITT, I—. ___._._-. ._
WALTER 8. ORIFFITIf,; Vico - Pre * 1 " ,e,,t "'
Riv. .1. W. ALVORD, Corresponding Secretary,
WALTER T. HATCH, Reading Secretary.
Circulars, giving full Information, sent free to any ad
THE NORFOLK, VIRGINIA BRANCH IS LOCATED
AT NO. 6 FREEMASON STREET.
Office Hours—lo, A. M., fo 12, M., on TUESDAY
THURSDAY and SATURDAY.
11. C. PERCY,
•epl9—tf Acting Caftiler for tho Company.
Ty HOLESALE BOOT
W. H. TURNER A CO.,
Would reepectfully inform the Merchants of North Cato
'lina, Tennessee and Virginia, and the trade generally
that they have just received from tlia Mauufactui-ra
hands THREK THOUSAND PACKAGES
CALF SKINS, HATS,
>nd every other article to be found in a
I . FIRST CLASS JOBBING SHOE HOUSE.
Onr entire Stork haa been purchased for cash, by two
of the Partners In person whoso long experience in the
trade justifies us in saying that we can offer inducemsuts
to Merchants that caunot be surpassed.
We are now prepared to offer to the trade, at satisfac-
I U.ry prices, one of the most
j ATTRACTIVE STOCKS
j EVER EXHIBITED IN THIS MARKET.
Onr business will be confined axolnsively to
WHOLESALE AND JOBBING.
! A call from our old patrons and the trado generally, ia
W. 11. TURNER A CO,
No. in Vl .-ci Side Market Square,
1 »_»-ln» _orfo_,Y_ J
I BUSINESS NOTICES.
T M. SMITH & BROTHER™
i * OEN.ERAL COMMISSION MKKOHANTS,
TOWN POINT, NoKro-K, va.
» J. MABSDEN SMim WM. 11. SMITH
\ GORDON MILHADO & OC_~
uvlookks and commission merchants,
In bear of the Custom House,
ConiUnlly on hand » sklm-I assortment of Familj Ornc_
rl_. | 0 29—tf
1 T M. BMITH <fc IIROTHE^
*J * rOMMI.SSION MERCHANTS,
, Agents for tlie New York and Virginia
"YAZOO" AND "CREOLE."
OFFICE AT THEIR OLD WAIUtUU.tIK.TOWN I'OINT
lit. I.iiikiui. ADVANCES iii.nl, on shipnionls to Naw
ork. _________ •_ 31-lf
,A TLAN TI C HOT EL.
A. G. NEWTONTPRoPBtETOR,
Oarriai.es always in readiness to curry 1_59.n1.0r9 lo and
from the boats.
Tho liar ami talilo always supplied with tho choicest
. WINES of every variety, malt anil spirituous LIQUORS.
J M. RENSHAW,
f • WHOLESALE GROCER,
I COMMISSION AND FORW ARDINU MERCHANTS.
BULLS WHARF.NORrVLK, VIRGINIA.
Ml"nil cash ailviiiices nitulo on cnuKignuicnts of South
on! produce, fur sale or shipment to Now York, Boston,
Philadelphia anil Baltimore.
Agent New York and Virginia Steamship Company.
I Je 21—tf
l I>UOUSAUE A_l BKAIL Ht.ll.M. .i lit
- 11 ROC lilt IKS,
ASSORTED WINES AND LIQUORS
17 East Main street, Opposite, Market Siiuare,
_J____l Norfolk, Va
p HENNERERRY & CO~
; * GENERAL COMMISSION
- No- 36 Commerce Street
3 —Sep. 12—6ni*—
. Day Book anil Old Dominion copy.
T)UBGEI.B & V. 6 _T_i7~
Grocers and Commission merchants.
WINES, LIQUORS, SOAI', CIUARS, SUGARS, MO
LASSES, COFFEE, FLOUR, UROOMS,
BUCKETS, CAN DLES, 4c.
Consignments soliciteil. Select Family Groceries constant
ly on hand corner Wide-Water and Coniniereo Streets
Norfolk. Jy 12—lm
BALLARD - HOUSE,
" M. D. MAINE &"__)., Proprietors.
Thin magnificent and popular Hotel, after imul. :. ■
j thorough 1 i-pairs and a eongfote n-novation, will tic opflfll
ed tliiainni ,iit_K. Monday, litli Angi-Ml, tor tho nceniinno
dation nf _x___qyi and tho travelling public. Tho Hal
lard Uouso iH.elohrutt-d tinunghotit tho world an v lh..
cla._ Hotel, aud Hi" principal one in Richmond, and thi
I present proprietor* flatter thenn.'ivt>» thaL they shall hi
)t able to make it still moro itopuhur aud desirable, a. lhr>
have spared no pains in refuting and preparing it for th'
H use of the public. li—tf
M J OCKHART & STINER,
J . LADIES', (IENT'B AND CIIILDUKN'S
PERFUMERY, TOILET ARTICLES, Ar.
Extracts-Soaps, Colognes, Pomades, Lill;
Whites, &c, &c., &c.
d No. 1 Mais Sthmt, Consul or B__.,
j WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. Agents for NIALON I
II SON'S Oelelirated l'erfimie ry Jeftl
I fr NIGHT & JOHNSON—
» J.V —»—
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN PAPER AND PAPER
I A TTEXTIOXI — .I TTMNTIONII — A TTKNTIONI
Vie are constantly purchasing, for On*h—
OLD BLANK BOOKS,
R. R. RECEIPTS,
For which we pay tlio highest rush prico.
I. Mi HIT A JOHNSON,
No. 21 South Charles street,
' »ngl2—tf Baltimore.
T> O A N Ole E HOUSE
1- XV ROANOKE SQUARE,
Opposite Office of tho "Norfolk Post,"
(Old Herald Building.)
LIQUORS, WINES, ALE, Ac,
Always on hand, mid 99ttai in th. bent stylo at tho shorl
AN ELEGANT SNACK
will ho furnished Ir.nn 11 to 1 o'clock daily, an>
URALS /__.__> AT ALL HOURS.
augia—tf JAMES JONES, Proprietor.
AYTALKER & CO.,
YY . IMPORTEBSOP
ttlD DEUIII IN irHlll'll
BOURDON & OLD RYE WHISKEY
Agents lor the Alnerii-an Vintage Company's
PURE CALIFORNIA WINES AND BRANDIES.
Which are universally recommended hy the most cuiin.ii
physicians for MEDICINAL PURPOSES,
All of which are offered at tlie very lowest market rates _j
WALKER A CO,
No. 6 Commercial Row, Norfolk, Va.
Jo 21-tf __ __
HEWSPAPEB, BOOK, BTATIOI___Y
No. 67 Main Steht,
The latest and best publications hy the most populai
authors constantly on hand.
Agents for tlie •'AJtMY AND NATY .TOUl_NAL"—sent
hy mail throughout the Department.
STATIONERY for tho army »nd navy.
RTdurn promptly filled and forwarded.
ARTES DE VIBITE of celebrities constantly on
EJ- Particular attention paid to filling, orders for th* 1
r York, Philadelphia and Baltimore Daily and Week
'.ilT't's and Magazine.., .\ < ~ Ac.
caters in Photograph Album., Diaries, .Blank I: ■ k-
Muni't v. fancy Articles, Drawing Paper, Cipir_, Shot
eking. <_c jo ;_•_!—tf
EOLGER, CARTWRIGHT & CO..
Auction and Commission Merchants,
N<\ 2_ Widk-Watkk Htkei.p,
LIBKRAL ADVANIIES MADE ON CONSIONMENTf
AND UI'ICKS RETURNS (IUARANTEED.
j Ws hava AUENTS in New York, Philadelphia, Bo.(nn
I and are prepared to make LIIIEIIAL iirrenpremeuls with
I parties putting REAL ESTATE In our hands.
Wo are also prepared to have liimls Honeyed and plots
I mndo, Deeds drawn. Titles traced, Ac.
Highest Market prices paid l.ir PRODUfE such as
ICOfTON, CORN. FLAXSEED, TAX, RAQS, A.:., 4c.
Sales of MERCHANDISE, REAL ESTATE, I'URNI
Tr IIF. Ac, Ac., atteuiled to promptly in t'ily and t _un
Also Agents for the AMERICAN EMIGRANT CO.
FOUIER, CARTWIIIIiIIT A ll>.,
sept—tf _-_ Wido Wator -1, •. 1
1» h. alle n &~'c o. ,
189 & 191 Water street,
• NEW YORK.
AGRICULTURAL* 7MPLEMEN TS,
AND MACHLNERY OF ALL KINDS,
Small Tools for the hum and Garden, such as Spades
Shovels, Hoes, Ibrks, Rakes, Ac, awl for Grass
Hooks, Scythes, Sei/the-Slimes, and Agricul
tural Hardware in i/eneral.
We offer, also, a Large assortment of our own manafar
tureof Hay Cutters, Colltie and llroin Mills, Bnp_r Mills
lor iln«i-i- ut. Store Trucks of various patterns, Road
Bcrapers, Wheellmrrows, Ac.
Eertiliiors ol all kinds, such as Con's Superphosphate of
Lime, puro Uround Bone, Peruvian Uuanu audi'oudreito.
Every valuahla American aud Foreiirn variety of Vege
table, Flower and tlrass Seed and Field Grain that has
proved worthy of cultivation, g .wn aud select*, ei
pressly fur our trade.
Bal_ made In bulk, per pound _ hnshrl. or in -mail
packets, tor retailing, l>y tho hundred or thousand,
DA. GH ' S RAW RON B
The cheap and valuable
» PERUVIAN GUANO
tv In' it strong anil permanent heueflt to the laml.
Sold al manufacture™ rates, $66 per ton of iIOOO lbs.
M. 110 WEIA, Sole Agent,
aug7—tf near Draw Uriilgo,
LS. HOYT'S AMMONIATEi
SUPER-PHOSPHATE OF LIME,
01 IHE HOST A! .'laiviri yl AIITV.
A SUBSTITUTE FOR PERUVIAN
OFFICII. 00. 194 WATER STREET, ADJOINING UNI
TED STATES HOTEL,
My Super-pbosphule. of Lime is net an experiment
Ten years trial of it upon all kinds of Crops and Soils has
praml its value each year.and that It isol uniforni quuli
ly. Packed in baiTels in good order, uniform weight,'2so
pounds each. WALKER A CIIAMUERLAIN,
_f . LASGOW FERTILIZER
PnOSPHATIC AND AMMONIATED
Barrels, _0 lbs. each.
GLASGOW FERTILIZER COMPANY'S
SUPER-PHOSPHATE OF LIME]
GRIFFING, BROTHER * CO.,
No. iiii Courtlan.lt street,
(llhls. 250 lbs, each.) _____!
' SPEND YOUR CURRENCY
FOR STRATTON'S YEAST COMPOUND.
SPEND YOUR CHANGE
FOR STRATTON'S YEAST COMPOUND.
STUDY YOUR CONVENIENCE
BY USING STRATTON'S YEAST COMPOUND.
The best Yenat ftir Dread-making ever invented.
made from Hops, and perfectly pure.
Over Two Hundred Families iv Norfolk now using i
with complete success.
Samples of Hread on exhibition.
Packages. containing enough S. Y. C. to raiso fif _
quarts of Hour, sold at only flttcen cents.
Liquid Yeast entirely superseded.
This S. Y. 0. Is in cakes, always ready for use. The
Agency la at the " 'I'l P TOP,"
• Wine and Liquor Store,
seplli—lf Under the Atlantic Hot
THE NEW YORkTnEWS
DA ILT, SEMI- WEEKL VA ND WFF.KL V.
THE NEW YORK
GREAT FAMILY NEWSPAPERS!
BENJAMIN WOOD Ebitor and Pronhetor
Journals of Politics, Literature, Fashions, Market and
Financial Reports, Interesting Miscellany, and Now
from ALL PARTS OF TIIK WORLD.
IMMENSE CIRCULATIONS DETERMINED ON.
The Largest, Rest and Cheapest Papers
Published in New York.
NEW YORK WEEKLY NEWS,
Ii iiusiitii Evi.ui- \\ i:ii_-_ii .i.
Single Copies Five Cents.
One Copy, one year $ 1 CO
Three Copies, ono year , 6 fiO
Five Copies, ono year 8 75
Ten Copies, one year 17 00
And an Extra Copy to any Club of Ten.
Twenty Copies, ono year .10 00
The Weekly News' ia sent to Clergymen at $1 80.
Published Evkuy Tui_oav and Fridat,
; Single Copies, one year |4 00
Three Copies, ono year 10 00
Five Copies, one year _ 16 00
Ten Copies, oue year IW 00
And an Extra Copy to any Club of Ton.
Twenty Copies, one year.. 65 00
To 11, i n_ no n U 00
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS,
To Mail Subscribers 110 per annum.
Sit months Five Dollars.
For Sale by all Newsdealers.
Specimen Copies of Daily and Weekly News Sent Free
Address BENJAMIN WOOD,
Daily News Building,
No. 11l City Hall Square,
sepia—tf New York City.
The undersigned offer to their friends aud the publlt a
large assoriuiout uf every article in their line of business,
COTTONS-Bleached aud Brown
LINKN-Shoeting, Irish, Pillow, Figured
TABLE CLOTHS AND COVERS
DOILIES AND TABLE NAPKINS
HUCKABACK, CRASH AND RUSSIA TOWELING
TOU ELS OF ALL KINDS
COTCH AND RUSSIA DIAPER
JACONETS AND CAMBRIC
CLOTHS AND CASSIMERE9
FLANNELS OF ALL SORTS
COTTONADE AND LINEN PANTS' STUFF
SPOOUCOTTON, THREAD, SKWINO SILK
lli ii.H.S AND EYES
And, in tact, every article nsually kept in
DRY GOODS ESTABLISHMENT,
AND AT PRICKS TO SUIT AM,.
SKLDNER & CO.,
Jo 22-tf IS Main Streot
Ho. 25 Market Square, or folk, Va.
SOLE AfiENT FOR
• ri m
ST. DOMINGO PREPARATIONS.
ST. DOMINGO BITTERS.
tBT. DOMINGO WINE.
ST. DOMINGO PUNCH.
buss 1 ;
on hand and for Mile in quantities of from 1 to
ii, at a slight advance on New York prices.
« 25 Market Square.
r. ARRIAGES AND BUGGIES.
Wo have added to our business, and have now In store
a tine assortment of
of best Northern manufacture.
I E. M. DUNN A CO.,
No. 26, Main stroet,
jyl2-tf Norfolk, V».
MERWIN A FERGUSON,
AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
WIDE-WiTIR St. ANI. lIOANOK SqUAHJt,
Will attend to tho sale of Real Estate, Merrhandlr.o, Ac.
Liberal advances made on consignment.
F. F. FERGUSON,
j. 22-tf SO. MERWIN.
tVc, the undersigned, have entered into a Copartnership
nnder the Firm and style of
W. H. TURNER _ CO.,
poo tin pu_n_ or '■" ie .-. i-a a
ANTI HAVO T.M_N THr.
IRON FRONT WAREHOUSE,
No. 40, West Side Market Square, Norfolk, Va.,
formerly occnplod by Harmon * Co.
W. II TURNER,
formerly of Herman A Co.
W. C. MARROW. Jr.,
aog3B—la vf Herman k Co
_-___■_■_____■_..- ■"_ .'m ' __*
I IN SU R AiN(; I. A _} EN CI KS.
METROPOLITAN FIRE I_H___K_l
rOMPAN. OF NKW YORK.
HARTFORD INSURANCE COMPANY"
!_f HARTFORD, CONNECT
ASSOCIATED FIRr,_AN> INSURANCE
■_U__ti. Of BALTIMORH
TRAVELERS' INSURANCE COMPANY
OF HARTFORD, COk'NEC'T
INSURES AGAINST ACCIDENTS OF ALL KINDS.
PAMPK l__Tß FURNISHED OBATI3
WITH ANY n mill II INFORMATION 111 O,IIIXIID.
' DUNCAN ROBERTSON,
■ i Main street.
Bureau of Ihe Consulates of SPAIN, ITALY, BELGIUM,
SWEEDEN, and NORWAY.
General Agent N. Y. BOARD OP UNDERWRITERS,
and I.'OMI'Ai.NII. COMMERCIALS D' ASSURANCES
MARITIMKS 111! HAVRE. sepl—lm_
RTBE, LIF_J A_jlD MARIHE
NO. '-_ W. MAIN STREET, NORFOLK, VA.
THOS CREAMER A SON., AGENTS,
WITH PIII.I. _____
AGGREGATE CASH CAPITAL REPRESENTED,
Phenix lnfliiriinee Comp. uy o! Brooklyn.
M.-iryliind Fire Insurance Combanj of llalliniore.
HoBM Insurance l'iini|iiiliy of New York.
li ulioily Firo lusiirtine.. Company of ltiiltininre.
Wiisliinglou Life Insurance Company ol New York*
HOARD OF REFEREES: •
Charles Reid, Gilbert C. Walker,
C.L.Cole, . W. W. Lamb,
Porter ShiTliuitl, Wni.T. Ilnrrison,
11. 0. Stewart, liiehnnl Dii-Itson,
Geo. Sangster, A.L.Hill,
c D. Sniiiii, 0. Bottom.
Jo 21-n •_
RUILDING IMATKIiI \L.
|>I.ic_-_T BRICKS!! BRIGKSIIJ
Il having conic to our e.-iri llmt eertnln owners ol va
cant lots have been lienril to _y Hint tbry had v titrong,
patriotic dcßire to till up Willi Houses Humc waste places—
now, let it lie known to _1 such persons, that we liuvo
nny i|uniitity of BRICKS, which wo will sell nt theex
trnnrdlnary low price of THIRTEEN HOLLARS per
THOUSAND. And we _ive a lame iieoortmont _ (rood
UK ART WHITE PINE mil HEMLOCK.
No Milldewed Sup. ol I Field Pile-, Ota be proclllT-
Itero; so those who liuil I ivitli Hill stud, will have to gt>
LIME, CEMENT, PLASTER, HAIR, LATHS, and
the lieHt of COAL, nlwnyi. on iiaiid.
Kofll-10. P. Dr.I'OHDV.
. VvriUTE PINE, YELLOW I'INK,
and Pon.AR I.UMllElt.
RAILS niel FENCING,
(_____, PLASTER, Ac.
Also, a line nssoi-tnienl of
DOORS. OLACEDiind UNO-AMD SASH, III.INDS, *c.
At the lowest miirket lutes.
M. HOW cm
ana.—lf India Wharf
JMARi'KN _ __RS AND~Stf_______S
Aro respectfully invited to examine
the'best as..ihteii rook
IHIII llll' Dm |.M.n:C
IAIIARTKIILV REPORT OF THE
V-_, CONDITION OF "THE KXi'IIANtIE NATIONAL
HANK" OK NORFOLK, STATE OF VIRUINIA, nn tho
morning of tho first Honday of OcUiber, 18N :
(Organlud May __, IMS.)
Nolea unit Hills In
cotuiled 1207,121 40
Current Expenses 4,'.il_ -,i
Premiums r,«M w>
Cash Iti-uis ID,'-' 0 "9
Due frnln Nationnl
Bunks 157,H7S H
Due from Other Hunks
ami Bankers ."0.91 M
U. S. Bonds, deposited •
with U. S. Treasurer
to secure Oirctilstitig
Notes tUBLMO 01)
U. .. Bunds, deposited
with 11. S. TreiiMiivr
to seclire U.S. l_-|...
--sits M.nilti IK)
U.S. Bonds, on hnii.l. (_,_o 00
Other 11. S. Securities M,_M Ml
Cash on bud, in Cir
culating Notes of
Bunks 11.".'in IH)
Cn.li un band, in Notes
Of State Hanks 4,1 OH IK)
$ ,|K,4._g (ifl
Spei-in fif.,192 l"l
Legal Tender Notes.... 78,:', l«) HO
Compound Inter es t
Notes.:. 20,__ "'i
$ US,N!«) 00
Onpilal stock p.iiil in... $lilO,ooo 00
Circulation 80,716 00
lliiliince duo In jiosi- .
tors «71,s::S l_
U.S. Deposit. _,:;,lto o»
I'rolit ami Lous 10,_00 16
...-■i.i.l-'l 40 j_t_,H_ 40
STATE OF VIRGINIA, COISNTV OF NORFOLK I
I, S.i-ur.i. P. Moore. Assistant Cashier if "The Ex
change Niiiionn I Hunk" nl Norfolk, do Koleninly swear
Dint the al.ove stateiiieiit is true to tlio liest of mv know
ledge and holier.
(Signed) SAMUEL P. MOORE.
Sworn to and subscribed liclore me, Ibis _M day of
(Sigmd) . E. D. SMITH,
net.!—la- Notary Public.
lUON T Q O_TE RY, IWIL S0 N —
PUBLIC IN GENERAL,
IN ADDITION Til THEIR
LARGE STOCK OF PRODUCE
IN STO It E ,
THEY HAVE ARRIVALS WEEKLY
REST AND CHOICEST
FRIIL T S , '
. FitoH -i 111:
NEW YORK. MARKETS,
T II X II I S T
AND CHEAPEST IN
octll—lf AT No. 7 ROANOKE SQUARE.
AIIAMB' EXPRESS COMI •__ N V.—
OFFICE Nil. .'•! I'HCIIt II STREET,
[Mun in nt'iNii.)
FREIGHT, MONEY, nnd VA LUABLEB fa__fd_ with
eareitli'i dispel, li to all putts"! the United Sidles.
BILLS, DRAFTS, Ac., collect..l, and prompt return*
Our w-agnnscnll in nny purl of Norfolk nnd Portsmouth
for goods lo bo torivaril.-d : nud will deliver without extra
clung 6, all goods tlint arriie by Expre-s.
Express |ulllg Norlli cl.i'es :it -_*"n I-. M—truing South,
t fi r. v.
s.|iti'.tf .1. 11. RIIINEV, Agent.
pEORO S j_ Ar-S. O ST E R.,
No. 85 Market Squaro, Norfolk, Va.,
Ml AQENT FOR THE
OLD HAC HKM Jll'_ TK RS
want am tonici
I'AI.L AND TRY THK UITTKRS.
4E_r Ulsiral discount allowed to Gr.s ers, Druggists and
all retail dealers.
21. -■< Market Square^
I7\T_ALES INDIA BAOOINa FOR
IU -ale low to Close
Bell's W l-lf