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OCT Tlic G.'mutKbU is pul>lt*hrd twee n week, gen ally, aua
tliree times a week during the *c**iun of the State l»egi> latuie,—
Frier, the same a* heretofore, Five Dol'ai* per annum, payable in ad
vance. Notea of chartered, specie-paying bank* (oaly) will be re
erivuil in payment. The Kdilor* will guarantee the <afetyof remit
ting them by mfcil; the pottage of all letter* being pai l by the writer*.
No paper will be tliacontinued, but at the discretion of the
iiJilou, until all arrearages have been paid up.
. rr 'V hoover will guarantee the payiueut of nine paper*, shall
bare the tenth grati*.
On" * |<taro,or le**, first insertion, 7ftcent*; each continuance,
6J cent.*. No «dverti*eme:it inserted, until it ha* either been paid for
or as.utmod by some person in till* city or it* environ*
ALUEMARLK LAND, near the Univirsity. for sole.
The subscriber, intending to move to the West, of
fers hi* Tract of lAind, in the county of Albemarle, a few
mile* from the University of Virginia, for sale. This
land lies immediately on the Kivanna river, between the
lands of Maj. Thoe. J. Randolph, and Capl. David An
derson, and contains by a recent survey, 465 acres. All
the cleared land is itt a high state of improvement, under
the clover and plaster system, and in a few years maybe
made equal to any in Virginia. Of that in woods, a good
part is first rate tobacco land. A further description is
deemed unnecessary .--rAwl Win determined to sellr a bar
gain may be had. CHARLES T. LEWIS.
Jan.17. 70—12t
ITlXRCUTOiVS SALE.—Wili be sold' to the high
_i est bidder, on Wednesday the 11th February next,
at the Steam Saw Mill, in Charles City county, Itelong
tug to the late firm of Royal «fc Garl'hright—of which
firm S. G. was surviving partner—a large quantity of
Plank and Scantling. Terms—Ninety days’ credit.
JOHN l*. BURTON, acting Hr or. of
Samuel OarthrigAt.jr., dec'll.
Jan. 24. e‘i—2awtds
Of AND FOR SALE.—By virtue of u decree of the
M-A county court of Caroline, in Chancery, will he sold
at the residence of Mrs. Lucy Hundley, in the county of
Caroline, on the 7th day of February, 16:35, on a credit
of 12 months, 112 acres of Land, belonging to the estate
of Win. K. Hundley,deed., lying on the Reedy Swamp,
adjoining the liml of M. Young, John W. Hundley, and
others. 1 deem it unnecessary to say an}’ thing in re
gard to the quality of the land, as it is presumed that
persons wishing to purchase, will first view the land.—
Any person wishing to see it, can do so. by application
to the subscriber, or to John W. Hundley.
ALBERT S. HUNDLEY. Commissioner.
Jan. Il'th, 161(5.
N. 1(.—If, from any cause, the above sale should not
take place on that day, it will be sold at the Bowling
Green, on the Monday following, that being Caroline
Court. A. S. H. Com.
Jan. 24 . 62—It
I INTEND visiting the State of Mississippi early in
the Spring, oiuhvilLaUemUo entering lands, for
t}lo3tt-tukO'-may iliai State,
settlement or speclievc, from my know
ledge of the public lauds in tTTut State, (having been over
and examined much of it last fall,) I can make such se
lections, as will not fail to give satisfaction.. To those
who may want small settlements, and are posed
to visit them previous to removing, 1 can make very ad
vantageous locutions, andean bo of great service in put
ting them in the way of making settlements comparative -
"»<*v—To those who may have negroes which they
• -,:--'"*"<l to on themselves,
article, is too well known, to i* nut * _
to add a word on that subject. 1 believe portions of tlie
State healthy, and others to be sickly : in making loca- j
lions for settlements, a due regard will be paid to this,
the tjr.i nhj.fftt M* nrsov . . i
««V*ji i luuiigiigva <iuu owuh m trust; continuing irusu
resulting trusts; bill to contest or setup a will; ift^p'X
tion of assets; partnership; suretyship; assignment}'*
off; suits for freedom; husband and wife; infants; idir
and lunatics; suits for forfeited or escheated lands; sc
facias to repeal letters patent; settlement of hotimlari
l>ill quia timet; bill of peace; specific execution; ne
cat; foreign attachment; and injunctions.
'I he titles of tin; other chapters are as follows : 2. limi
tation of suits in equity; 3. proper parties; 4. matter'
which may be comprised in same suit; iV process; <>. plead
ings; 7. proceedings at rules; 8. evidence ; !>. change tf
r*rtic* by dentli pr marriage; 10. orders entered upon mo
tion; 11.hearing of the cnustr^Ei. order directing issn#
and proceedings under saint;; lU^orfleT*of'account and
proceedings under same; 14. order for sale of property
and proceedings under same; .15. rehearing after interlo- .
cutory and before final decree; 1(5. final decree; 17. taxing
‘yd'kji/lS. mocte'bf cOni]H‘llir.g performance of decree;
^^■billof review; 20. appeals.
^^Khc volume will have in the fir-it part of it a table of
£VHenLsand table of cases cited; and in the conclusion
there will be a full index both to this and the former vo
About one half of the matter is now printed; and it is
expected that in December the publication will lie com
pleted. The book will, as soon as it is published, lie for
sale at the store of the subscriber, in Richmond.
October 17. [47—tl] ROBERT I SMITH.
IT scribcr has received a fuH supply of the above
Seeds, (warranted genuine,) from those celebrated seeds
men, D. & C. Laiidrctli, of Phil idelpbia, and from the
united Society of Shakers, New la-bauon, New York.
Large giant Asparagus; early China Mean, yellow do.
six weeks do., large Lima do., large Windsor do., Caro
lina do.; early blood turnip Beet, early yellow do., lone
blood red do., French sugar or amber do., mange) wurtzcl
. dk; large purple cape Rrocoli; early York Cabbage,
large York do, Philadelphia do, early Battersea, ear
ly sugarloaf, large drumhead, large Bergen, green
Viazed, red Dutch, g.eeii glolic Savoy; green curled
wavoy; white solid Celery, red do; long orange Car
tful, Altringham do., broad-leaved garden Cress, car*
*ly frame Cucumber, loti£ prickled do., early cluster do.,
Gherkin, green curled Endive, early golden Sioux Corn,
early Tuscarora do., green curly Scotcn Kale,early curled
Silesia Lcttuco, large cabbage do., ice do., brown Dutch,
nutmeg Melon, green citron do., Murray’s pine apple
do., Watermelon, purple Egg Plant, white Mustard,
large Nasturtium, white Portugal Onion, yellow do., sil
ver skin do., red annual do.,Okra, Lnndretit's extra early
Peas, early six weeks do.,early frame do., early Washing
ton do., Bishop’s early prolific, dwarf green imperial
large marrowfat; long smooth French Parsnip; curled
Parsley; ox heart Pepper; large cheese Pumpkin, field
do; early scarlet short top Radish, long salmon do., long
white summer do., cherry or scarlet do., white turnip do?;
Rhubarb; Spinach, round and prickly; orange warted j
HcpUsh, white Canada do.; Salsify or vegetable Oyster;
Tomato; Sage; early white Dutch Turnip, red top do., yel
low Aberdeen do., globe do., rutabaga, do., potato Onion *
sets, top or tree do., silverskin do.
fl.r* Orders received for Grape Slips, and Ornamental
mid Fruit Trees. WM. PALMER.
Jsjawarv 'A4. Mi—iinwtf
I'O MAC RAIL-ROAD.—At a meeting of the Pre
sident and Directors of the Company on Llth January,
1835., Rxvas,
Resold, Tkit a further sum of $•" on each share be
/egnited from the Stockholders; and that the same lie
deposited in tir Bank of V irginia by the respeetive
Stockholders, to the credit of the Company,on or before
the 10th of Eel*, neat.
WM. P. SHEPPARD, Treasurer.
#•» I • 78—I IMF
17VCLIP8K wifi make his next season—Spring 1835—
Id at my son's, Edward Johnson's, in the county of
Dinwiddie; 30 miles south of Petersburg, on the old stage
MONSIEUR TONSON will mske his next season at
my son's, Goorge W. Johnson's, in the county of Ches
terfield. Particulars ia time. W. R. JOHNSON.
Dec. 30. 71 tf
WAS 111NO TON.—This celebrated Race-Hsrsc and
Stallion, (the sire of llanslap, Macduff, Tom
Brown and others.) will stand the ensuing season ot
Csrtersvillr ot at Buckingham Court-house.
jan. ir». [78—mj David o. coupland.
I ABORERS W A NTED-—-The Hubscrilier wants to
~d employ 35 or BO laborers, and 4 or 5 good teams.—
On immediate application five or six months’constant
employ will be given to industrious men. Such as aro
accustomed to chopping and hewing will be pr<*fi rred.
Apply at the Jewellery Store of Mr. John McConnolTi
Mam Street. THOMAS A. MERA.
7. 53- tf
By virtue of a decree of the Circuit Superior
Court of Law and Chancery for Gloucester county, pro
nounced at October Term. 1K14, in a cause therein de
pending between George T. F. Lonnier & Co., plaintitr,
and Warner Is. Oliver and others defendants; will be
exposed to sale by auction, for rash, at Gloucester
Court-house, on the first Monday in March next, (being
Court day,) that beautiful und valuable Kstate, called
Violet Bank, the residence of the late Thomas B. Fox,
dec'd. This estate lies immediately on l’oropotank
creek,and within a mile of York River, and of course it
is very convenient to the oyster trade, which is carried
on to a great extent, on that River—It contains about
six hundred acres of Land, perfectly level, and is believ
ed to be well timbered; on the banks of the crock there
are inexhaustible bods of mar! and shells. The im
provements consist of a spacious brick mansion, with
every other house necessary for the farm, all of which
are believed to be in good repair. This land will be sold
subject to the right of dower therein, of the widow of
Thomas B. Fox: with tills exception, the title is deemed
good, but a deed with special warranty only, will be
made to the purchaser.
January 20. [HO—2awtds] Coin in Usionrrs.
scrilier, in view of a settlement in Mississippi, is
desirous of disposing of his property in Virginia, and of
fers for sale u most desirable Estate of about eleven
hundred acres of land, situated in Stafford county, about
s vyn miles below the town of Fredericksburg, and bor
dering on the Rappahannock River. This estate includes
the tracts commonly known as the S.nowius and Ff.riit
Farms,and unites advantages rarclymet with, and such as
entitle it to be regarded as one of the most desirable farms
in this section of the State. The uplands are pro
ductive, and remarkably well supplied with both wood
and water—clover and plaster succeed well upon
them; and a fair proportion of them has been cleared,
and. is now in fine order for firming operations,
having been, for some time, cultivated under an
improving system. The low-lands compose a con
siderable portinn of the estate, and are of the most
valuable description, consisting in part of an exten
sive alluvial meadow, situated upon the river border,
perfectly reclaimed, long distinguished for abundant hay
crops, and of unsurpassed fertility. The improvements
consist of a large two-story dwelling-house, with vari
ous buildings, convenient and appropriate for plantation
purposes. But it is considered unnecessary hero to at
tempt a further description of the property, as it is pre
sumed that ail persons disposed to purchase, will make
a personal examination, and such an examination, it is
believed, will abundantly shew, that in every point of
view —for health, for fertility of soil, for local advantages,
ns well in regard to society, as convenience to market,
the estate now offered for sale, is surpassed by none in
this part of Virginia.—For terms of sale and other par
ticulars, reference may be had to John A. Morson, Esq.,
at Snowden, or Arthur A. Morson, Esq.; in Fredericks
January LI. 77—12t
Albemarle land; near the University of Vir
. ginia, for sate.—A Tract of Land, lying in the
county of Albemarle, containing about Gut) acres ; it >
hounded by Charlottesville on the west, and ext<-'
ll 'nna river on the cast, embracing n **
P the river, more convenient •
4 r other. There is also
i the erection of machine.
4i«U.a •rood Grist nnd.53aw H i...
' % ' .a * *’*•
'endiiyr.tp tmiove to the Y^cst, I offer for sale, my
Ainn, two miles south of Oxford, on Fishing Creek,
.ining 1,034 acres; 200 of which are low grounds,
ed and ditchbd. On it,is a dwelling House contain
six rooms, with the necessary out houses, and a con
dent Spring of excellent water. Also, my Mill tract,
, miles south of Oxford, containing 1,040 ncres, 180
vhich are low grounds of superior quality, and 500 of
3. tobacco laud in woods. On this tract, there is a good
\< Mill, and an abundant supply oftiinber, a comforta
dwelling House, an<l the usual out-houses. The wa
terpower on each of these tracts is valuable, and easily
rendered available. Likewise, the tract on which 1 re
side, of 100 acres. The dwelling House oil this tract,
contains 12 rooms, besides four cellar rooms, all finished
in the best style of modern architecture, with corgunpnd
• r-.. -.s uii moving, 1
would sell a great bargain, and on very accommodating
terms' Apply to the subscriber, at Oxford, or to A. \V.
Venable,esq., of Clarksville, Va., who is authorised to
actformo. Til. T. HUNT.
Oxford, Granville co., N. C., Jan. 2, 1835.
Jan 15. 78—0t*
UTOT1CE.—Pursuant to a decree of the Circuit Su
perior Court of Law and Chancery for the county
of Hanover, pronounced on the 20th day of Oct., 183*1,
in a suit therein depending, James and wife against Bird
and others, the undersigned Commissioner named in the
said decree, will sell on the 3d day of February, 1835, at
the front door of the Bell Tavern, in the City of Rich
mond, for cash, all the slaves named in the said decree,
belonging to the estate of Louisa M. Bird, dcc’d.
TIIOS. R. BIRI), Commissioner.
January 20. 80—3t*
IN CHANCERY- Unitkd States Court, f»th Cir
cuit and Eastern District of Virginia, December 8th,
18:14 :
Thomas Craig, George Rutherfoord, Robert Montgo
merie, Robert Spier, Robert Kauhl, Alexander Kerr,
Thomas White and David Work, Plaintiffs,
James Scott, executor of John I^sslic, deceSffol, who
was executor of Robert Craig, duceascd, Thomas Ben
dle. Patrick Coutts, and the said James Scott in his own
ri^lit. Defendants.
The plaintiffs this day preferred a petition to the court,
in this cause ; which is received and ordered to be filed.
And upon consideration thereof, anil for reasons appearing
to the court, it is, on the motion of the plaintiffs, Ordered,
That a summons be issued, from this court, by the clerk
thereof, requiring ThomasT. Swann, Samuel G. Swann,
Dabney M. Wharton and Anne his wife, formerly Anne
Swann, Nelson Robinson and Jane his wife, formerly
Jane Swann, distributees of Samuel Swann, deceased,
(all said, in the jx-tition aforesaid, to be citizens and in
habitants of the State of Virginia A plaintiffs, in a suit
brought' by them, and now depenoiiig in the honorable
Superior Court of Henrico, in the State of Virginia,
against Jefferson Swann, executor of John Swann, de
ceased, who was executor of Samuel Swann, deceased,
to appear here on the first day of the next term of this
court, to show e.v se, if any they can, why they should
not be barred and precluded from any recourse against,
the estate, monies, and effects of Robert Craig, dee d, un
der the control of this court; and, in the meantime,
Commissioner Hilary Raker is ordered: 1st, to take
an account of the debts, if any, still due from the
said Robert Craig, deceased, or from bis estate; and
to enable him to ascertain flic snmc, lie is directed to
advertise for three months in one of the newspapers pub
lished in »he eity of Richmond, for creditors ot the said
Robert Craig, deceased, or of his estate, if any aueli cre
ditors then* be, who have not been paid, to come in and
prove their claims In-fore him, or be forever barred and
precluded from all recourse against the estate, monies
and effects of tie* said Robert Craig, deceased, under the
control of this Court.—2d. To examine and rojmrt to the
Court, what, progress has been made in the said suit de
pending in the said Superior Court of Henrico, and what
delays have taken place on the part of the plaintiffs in
that suit, in bringing the same to a final decision.
A copy. Teste, RD. JEFFRIES, Clerk.
Dec. 18. 1844.
Commissioner's Orrier., )
Richmond, Dec. 14, 1834. )
Pursuant to the foregoing order of Court, the cre
ditors of Robert Craig, deceased, or of bis estate, if
any such creditors there be, who have not been paid,
arc hereby notified to come in and prove their claims
before me, at my office in this city, on or In-fore the 11Kb
day of March next, or be forever barred and precluded
from all recourse against the estate, monies, and effects
oftheMiid Robert Craig, dec'd.. under the control of the
said Court. Hit.ARY BAKER, f’sm'r.
Draml.i f>7- 4„,
ED, for the present year, a sober, steady
i-ly »t the Office of the Richmond
Jan 'It 82—Wlf
VALUABLE Hial ami Personal Property for sale.—
Will bo sold by the subscriber, in execution of the
trust conferred upon him, by the last Will and Testa
ment of John Depp, deceased, on Tuesday the Kith day
of February next, if fair, iT not, on the next fair day, oh
the premises, to the highest bidder, on a credit of one,
two and threeyears, a Tract of I .and, of ahont 183 acres
—lying on the Buckingham road in Powhatan county,
nbout one mile IxTow Hopkinsville—and the Tavern
thereon, called the High Hill Tavern. There is on this
land, (besides the tavern,) a stable, kitchen and many
oilier convenient ottices—and also a blacksmith's mid
wheelwright's shop—all the buildings in good repair._
T he purchase money to he paid in three equal instal
ments. And at the same place, and on the same day,
will be sold, to the highest bidder, on a credit of twelve
months, the following Heal and Personal property, viz:
about -14 acres of Land, adjoining the above-mentioned
.1 root, also a 1 ract of Land ot about 131.> acres, lying
in the same neighborhood, on Dutry’s creek, on which
there are valuable improvements. This tract of land
will be sold in-two lots or parcels. It is not deemed ne
cessary to give any further description of the said pro
perty, ns it is supposed that all persons disposed to pur
chase, and who are unacquainted with the property, will
view it before the day of sale. Six Negro men, and one
woman; a variety of household and kitchen furniture ;
plantation tools and utensils; and unlock of horses, cows,
hogs and sheep.
, 11*'* purchasers of the Real Estate will lie required to
give bonds, with one or more approved sureties, and a
1 rust Deed on the land purchased, to secure the pay
ment of the purchase money. And the purchasers of
the Personal property will be required to give bonds,
with one or more approved sureties, for ull sums over
live dollars, and all sums of, and not exceeding, live dol
lars, will he required to he paid down in cash.
All persons indebted to the estate of the said Depp,
arc requested to make immediate payment—and all per
sons having claims against the said estate, arc request
ed to present them tor payment, without delay, as the
subscriber is anxious to close bis administration in as
short a time ns possible. ROYALL MARTIN
January 29. [84—tds]_Ez'or, and TtumU
Administrators notice All m
deb ted to the estate of Garland It. Mitchell, late
merchant of Richmond, deceased, are hereby notified and
required to make immediate payment to the undersigned :
And nil persons having claims against the same estate.will
present them, duly authenticated, for payment.
JAMES RAWLINGS, .‘Id mini strut or
°J Garland II. Mite lull, deceased.
November 25. 58 3m
HOTSPUR, the Sire <>J Mazeppa, will stand tl»
. suing season, at St. Leger, (Mr. John
in the county of Chesterfield. U2 miles from Pei
1;» miles from Richmond, and (> miles south of U -^oui
Pits. Particulars will be given hereafter.
Dec. 25. [70—tfj JOHN B. CHRIS'*"
0 his next season at the farm
4 miles north of Riehmn- * ..<•
Brooke Turnpike le
lars in a future
nr,T and
, are now re
..i of British, Irish,
.11 Dry Goods, suitable for
.. nicy offer on the most liberal
.,licit arc,
...ssiineres, vestings, satinets, paddings, Irish
-•*> sheetings, diapers, damasks, white and colored
e** drillings, assorted e.old. grass cloth linen pantaloons,
■fls, cambric, jaconet, book and mull muslins, extra
ier and common light and dark prints, ginghams,
cy muslins, cambric and furniture dimity, furniture
ttz, assorted colored embossed and watered moreens,
(wels, ingrain, Venetian and other carpeling.-uu^^fl
baize, cotton and woollen table
Wjjpl^Bfiilt.s and counterpanes, brown and b^^^ued
■F'"‘"-S creguiUtf, osnpburga and JJmTaps,
urown anuy ‘•••ft smeetings'ainf sg^yigs, befr.ikcks
checks, pla,' ‘ • ■ cotton pantaloons stuff, silk \
nnu couon ui..: olton, silk
and cotton handkercuL
1*. S.—All orders punctual.
Jan. 8. _^ 7t>— lOt
C1ATAWBA GRAPE.—I am at n sell 15,
/ 000 Catawba Grape Vines, twi years old,
raised in this neighborhood. Specir Lne made
from this justly celebrated Grape, »en at my
store, opposite the Columbian Hole Hr.-*—
January 27. [83—tf] D. J, f"T »->
A Leigh's Reports, vol. 4th, just
Also, Gilmer, Randolph and 1st, 2d >ign » ,
ginia Reports. llrnin.rV ■ Journal of
2 ils of the
■t i 17!)0. A
—a--,—.,.a or Virginia, iu/$10; and
ol tile small Map, at $4—both on rollers and in portable
cases. Separate volumes of most of the Reports can be
It is proper to guard the purchaser.! of the Virginia
Reports against a pirated edition of the tith Randolph,
which has been printed in violation of the copy-right, and
thrown into the market. It may be readily distinguished
from the genuine edition printed by ‘’S’l Shepherd Co.,
Richmond, 1829,” by the inferiority of execution, and it
is scarcely necessary to remark, that little reliance enn
be placed upon the accuracy of a book which has appear
ed under such circumstances.
The undersigned has it in his power to supply any
number of Law Rooks, to purchasers of the above, of
the best editions and at the lowest prices, and will prompt
ly attend to all orders, without compensation.
The Journals of the Conventionsand General Assem
bly, contain a mass of interesting ami valuable informa
tion, which entitles them to a place in every public ami
private Library.
WM. II. RICHARDSON, See. Com. S,- Lib.
Richmond, Jan. 20. 80—2aw2w
™.JT sell a Tract of Land,containing I “itO acres, which
lies upon the head waters of the Little Bird, about four
miles from Mrs. Tinsley's Tavern,and seven from Colum
bia on the James River. It is the tract formerly owned
by Governor Nicholas; is naturally of very excellent soil,
well watered, and more than half of it in timber of good
quality. It lies immediately across the Gold region,
and the fairest, and most conclusive evidence exists, that
it is rich in this mineral—in the course of 3 or 4 in ntlis
more than one thousand dollars worth of this metal was
procured from it by washing, nnd with a very small
force—no increase of price, however, is expected on this
account; but it will be sold exclusively as farming land,
and as such, a great bargain may be had in it, bv apply
ing to the subscriber, living near Staunton, or to Robert
H Brooke of the House of Delegates, during the present
January 94.
l Hi. I’l BLIC.*—As the proprietors of that part
I of the Metropolitan Mail Line between Washing
ton and Richmond, wc beg leave to inform travellers
that we are prepared to accommodate them in the best
style, every other day in coaches.—Every other day the I
mail will 1k: transported in waggons, which being pro- |
vided with a spring scat, enables us to accommodate two j
passengers in east.
It is our interest as well ns our pride to win the public. 1
approbation, nnd wc promise that in our efforts to secure \
it, we will not "be found wanting."
Seats may be taken at the Bell Tavern.—Try ns !
Richmond. Jan l.Y [78—if) \YM SMITH & CO,
IN POR’l'ER A CO. will take pleasure innccoinmo- 1
A• dating their friends nnd the public, during the !
I winter, in their accommodation Coaches, from Richmond j
to Fredericksburg and Washington City. Seats taken
at the Stage Office, Eagle Hotel.
Jan. !10. —If
I AW NOTICE. Fosrw-.' It I’iiii- hi.' <.f
i Orange county, having located in the city of New
I York, in the practice of Law. fesjiectfiilly tend* rs his pro
fessional services to his old Virginia friends and fellow
citixens generally. Being generally known through the
State, he deems references unnecessary. All business
communications to him addressed, post-paid, will receive
prompt nnd faithful attention.
N. B. Persons in the South, who have, or may hereaf
ter have, runaway slaves, suspected to be in either New
York or Philadelphia, may find it to their advantage to
send a minutely descriptive communication, post-paid, as
above. September 30. 4!I—flm
A SITUATION W ANTED by a Lady. who is qnnli
/■ fled to give instruction in all the br!,nrhf,fl °f an
English Education. French, Music, Drawing, and Paint
ing. A line addressed to the Editor* will be promptly
attended to. Dec. 4, til—tf
I’OS. II. STREET, of Woodville, Mississippi. Attor
ney and Counsellor at Law, offers hi* professional
acrvicek to his friends and the public.
November 18. M— lafttn-mdra
| ._Virginia Id^hiatury
! Saturday, January 24.
i lie Bill to authorize the Common Council of the City
ot Richmond to make a further subscription to the
Stock ot the James River and Kanawha Company,
returned from the Senate with amendments, was ta
ken up, and the question being on Mr. Witcher's mo
tion to amend that part ol tin- last amendment of tin*
Senate which Axes the vote of the State on its addi
tioual subscription at one vote for every ten shares—by
striking out “ten,” and inserting ‘^/fre”—
•Mr. Johnson of R. mid, he ha«i reason to apprehend
that the statement which he had yesterday made—in re
lation to the relative votes of the parlies to this compa
ny should this amendment Ik* adopted,—had not Iteen
fully understood. He therefore renewed the statement
then made, and deduced from the computation of all the
votes, that the vote of the State in a full meeting of the
several parties to the company would be equivalent to
sonic what more than three-tenths, or very nearlv one
third. This he thought would give to the State a sufficient
influence for all useful purposes. It could scarcely be
supposed that a case would occur, in which the State
\v ould be arrayed on one side and the three corporations on
thenther—and in that cose it might bo in the power of
file Stale, at least to divide the votes of tin* private
stockholders, so as to overrule n combination of the three
corporations. In the Rank of Virginia, the Treasurer
votes for one-third ot the stock, mid it was well under
stood that the institution wits thus placed pretty much
under his control. He had never heard of an instance
in which the vote of the Treasurer was overruled._
He had been informed that this idea of the dispropor
tionately large vote of the State, ns arranged by this
ante nd ini’iit, had produced the effect of discontenting some
c t the best friends^ of the Improvement, who were of
opinion that the Commonwealth's influence would he
too great. Looking at the nature of one of the corpo
rations, he feared that such would lx* the case. The Rank
ol \ irginin being under the control of the State, it was
presumed that in any collision it would take sides with
the Stale, lie trusted no leelings would t>**
tin* progress of the Company to risi
of things—but that nil parti* ct
one spirit, for the best in* ,-tr„ ,, ., „
Sr,'for?0.. - inlCv&Jnfc
I Bank nnllU»l‘,M>r anition of Lynchburg, the
I in h’r J 1 ’ .Otilth; but that they would net
i ohi-Di ' . T con,mon interest. ' The chief
-»uld be, to ascertain the cheapest
lining the work. There might he local
oil which they would differ ; such ns the point,
-ance, where the canal should cease and the Rail
-U commence, ll the people of Huchannn and Lyncli
burg, should disagree on this point, it would be expected
ths» > hoState, the Rank, and the Corporation of Rich
being dj****‘ led parties, would decide the ques
1.V- ” - another consideration, which reu
he power of the Commonwealth
...pany, should not be over-ruling.—
- public corporations, when connected with
..istitulions, were liable to lie managed for poli
purposes. Surely no individual rould desire to see
this company converted into an instrument for the
achievement of political objects, instead of being devoted
to general, local and State purposes. He trusted he had
shewn that they should he going too far in increasing the
influence ot the State in this company. Shoulii the
amendment of the gentleman from Pittsylvania be adopt
ed it would give to the State, if the Hank's vote be ad
urd, thirty-eight hundred votea—a power which it would
be impossible to resist. Mr. J. objected yesterday to the
first motion of the gentleman, because it would have inter
fered witK the stipulations of Die charter. That objec
tion did not apply to the motion now under considera
tion iHu^t’it were adopted in its present form, the pri
i^^j^^flAolders would have cause to complain, that
pP^*t>t Jke word of promise to the ear, and broke
sense.” Last year, wo held out to them the
inducement to subscribe, that the Suite should enjoy a
vote only of one-fourth, and could not, therefore, con
trol the Rianagoment of the comimny Now. we nro
Y**M, V : V nmr. oi me stock, anflijmv ,
.should we act to ‘keep tbe promise to the sense?” We
do a by the amendment of the Senate. It was scarcely
practicable to sustain tlte proportion more accurately
betwc-**’ the amount of subscription and tin vote, than
had lx‘rn done by this arrangement. He had shewn that
the vote of the State with the additional stock, would lie
three-tenths of the whole. TJ,e ratio before was one.
fourth vote to one-half of the stock—the ratio now is
ti)iec_-tenths vote to three-fifths of the stock. A mo
derate portWOuQf ajithmetic would shew, that as onc
<o»irth is to one-half, si> are three-tenths to thrcc-fiftliH
-«d A strict confutation, would
—*♦<•> according to
nuupiei ...
over the ratio fixed last year. j,u>. t.
comes nearer that ratio, which, in justice to the private
stockholders, ought as nearly ns possible to he preserved. I
The corporation of Richmond were to have a vote of one
to ten on their subscription. This was beyond cnntroui !
now, as that provision hail not been embraced in the
Senate's amendments. Would it Injustice, then, to in
crease the vote of the State, when it was no longer in
our power to give a proportionate privilege to the corpo
ration? Under all views of the subject, lie thought the |
amendment of the Senate ought to he adopted, and he
hoped the motion of the gentleman from Pittsylvania
would not prevail. J
Mr. Witciiek said, if he was not so well convinced
of the propriety of tin* motion he had made, lie might
perhaps obey the dictates of prudence, and avoid saying
more on this subject. He was well aware of the strength
of the friends of the company in this House—ho was
well aware of the influence of the city member here_
and lie had seen sufficient yesterday almost to warrant
him in saying, that a single shrug of that gentleman's
shoulders was sufficient to turn the decision or the House.
They had been told by that gentleman, that the influ
ence of the State was even now too great in the Compa
ny—and lie assumes that the decision of lai.t year ties
uuwu me oiow5 10 u continuation ot the vote of one
fourth of the stock. Hut os Mr. Witcher was not
convinced of the propriety of that restriction, he
was, therefore, not convinced th.it it ought to be car
ried out in relation to the additional stock to be
subscribed. Hut the gentleman from Richmond has
qitulifr nil his computations by supposing the meetings
t' be always lull. Did lie not consider that the probabi
lity was that they would often be deficient in the full
number ol stockholders? rl lie corporation subscriptions
constituted units—the Rank as a subscriber to this stock
was a unit, and they may combine. What could the
Htate do against such a combination? She bears the ma
jority oi tli»‘ burthen, but she is to Ik? disabled from ex
ercising a control over the management of the company.
Hut we are tola, that the Treasurer has the control ofthc
Hank of Va., and that the Hank will therefore hike sides
with the State. But this was doubtful. The control of
the Treasurer, with one-third of the votes of the Hank
stockholders, depended upon their non-attendance, or
their voting with him. Hut the Slate could have
no prospect of exerting such an influence in this
company. i^.ok at the House of Delegates, for
instance—what control would one-third of the votes
give over the decisions of the House? None at all._
It could not be expected that all the stockholders would
he present, and the absentees would be from the cotin
try, mid not from the ( ity. The subscribers in the city
are almost equal to one-half of the private subscription._
I he private stock in the city was owned almost by the
same individuals who owned the Hanks, and who crea
ted the corporation of Richmond. These parties, assimi
lating so closely, would without donht combine together,
and they could overrule the State.
f.Mr. W. here read a series of statements to shew the
little weight tile State would have in these various cases. 1
It would he perceived that the StMe would lose l>v
every absent stockholder. And, it wns clearly made
out that the control of the company would he given to
the City of Richmond. The ap)H>intmcnl of officers
will devolve noon them. Who are to he your engi
neers, your toll-gatherors, and jrotir officers?—The City
of Richmond will have the apimintmcnt of them.—The
people are tohe hurthened with tlieexpense of a work,
and the property of the country is to he pledged for its
completion, over which the State has no control. Va
rious reasons occurred to him which rendered the State's
control desirable. I be friends of the company antici
pated immense profits from the work. Should these ex
pectations be realized, it would be proper that the amount
of profits should l>e restrained; and it might be expe
dient for the Stale to interpose. The corporations also,
might speculate upon the stock and sell it out to large
capitalists, so that the rontrol of the Company might fall
into improper hands, if the State's influence could not
be maife to preponderate.
He did not object to the improvement of the James Ri
ver—that he knew must take place. 11< believed that if 16
dollars per ton were charged on produce from l.yneli
hurg down, the river would not lie abandoned—because
it in the cheapest and the most natural transportation.-—
Ho wished it In he understood that he objected lo giving
this corporation, whose burthens were light, a prepon
■» . A A * ftf*''
derating influence over the whole work. Mr. W. should
have lx*«‘ii content to he silent, mid simply to submit his
motion to tlie House, had not the course of debate
tempted him to speak. Bat, under all tin: ciremiislances
ol this proceeding, considering the little disposition on
the part of the friends of tlie bill to listen to any other
than their own advice, he was constrained to avow his
sentiments. V\ hnt did he link ? Was it any thing
unreasonable ? No. It was merely that they should
improve upon the provision of last year, and restore
to the State something like her projxr weight in
the company. 'The course which this subject had
taken—the strange succession of questions brought
before the House in relation to it—and the system of I
indirection by which it had been pressed forward
through all its changes, were sufficient reasons for look*
ing with a little care to the interest of the State. The
hill stood before tins House in an uncommon position.
By indirect means, and through the agency of the other
House, a bill was now here, with every prospect of re
ceiving the concurrence of the House, which, if it had
been originally introduced here, could not have been
passed. I his proposition for n» additional subscription
to the stock, was anticipated by no one, when such
strenuous exertions were made to obtain authority for
the <- ity s subscription. Ami now that this proposition
is made, what do vre ask ? That a larger vote shall be
given to the State—that she r.hali have one vote for
each five shares, instead of one tor each ten. of the
additional subscription. In this proposition it was
not asked to put her on the same tooting with the i
Corporations or the individual subscribers. But with
that vote, by obtaining the appointment of proper di
rectors, she could maintain lier clue influence in the
company—and he would rather that the State should I
have the election ot one director tluin any other power. |
After the work should have been completed to thiscitv,
there were many obstacles to its communication with the
tide water. There were the rights ofthe do«-i
— the rights of the proprietors of ,l
cart-men and drav-m**
ing prod.- - ..u.uthey ci
, .0 which Richmond was
induencc of the corporation, the
-*« stockholders in tlie City ? Against these
-uticulties they might liojs- to prevail, with a preponde
rating vote on the part ot the State; but. as at present
arranged, it would be hopek-ss indeed. I/e looked upon
this proposition ns essential to the due influence of the I
State in the management of tin* company, and lie hoped I
it would prevail. It it failed, he slvnild be consoled l>v
the reflection that he had done his duty.
Mr. Johnson of R. said, it was very true that, in the
few remarks which he had addressed to the House, lie
did not state explicitly what would be the result, if the
private stockholders were not all represented at the
meetings of the company. But lie had stated what
would be the consequence of the- vote proposed to be (ri
ven by the State, when the whole of the stockholders
! were present. Had Mr. J. been entitled to wield the
j usher s rod in this House; had lx- gathered his pupils
■ around him to give them lessons in the arts and mysteries of
! arithmetic, he might have been conscious of tlie neccssi- i
j ty of stating categorically, the cfli cts of the absence of 1
nny given number of the individual stockholders, ns 1
! “,at> for every four who might not lie represented the |
I State would lose one vote. But he had supposed the ’
members of the House capable, without instruction, to I
achieve these very simple computations. He had there
j fore confined himself to the results, supposin'” the whole
number present. Mr. J. had no reply to make to the
calculations of the gentleman from Pittsylvania, for
he had not given lus attention to them. He had
not computed the probable changes of proprietor
ship ni the stork—he had not deemed it iion-rtuit
to calculate how many small shareholders would pro
bably dispose of their stock to large capitalists— or
whether Lynchburg, or the State, or the Corporation
of Richmond, might not sell their stock to individual ca
pitalists. These were questions for tlx- future, and de
pended upon too many contingencies to tempt Mr> J in
to speculation upon tlwm »i.„e. Remiccd «hoj^|
lie be, when that auspicious Jay arrived.
I iii'Mi.ui oiunTariVv. V'f from i ittsyfvu
»in, and confidently anticipated by the friends of the 1
scheme when tin* stock of tins company will be sought
lor by capitalists—wlum the early diliicalties of tlu.i
great work having been conquered, its success will no
longer he considered problematical, and when public
confidence will quicken and accelerate its progress. Bat
no. the gentleman from Pittsylvania does cot assert
that the State should never sell' her stock in this work
nor relinquish herintluence over itadestinies. Oh,ho! the i
time might coine when the dividend* would reach fifleen :
|>er cent., and it would he necessary that the State should
exercise its influence to curtail them. And is this the ;
justice of the generous genllonian—that he would hold !
<rr,v tjie promise to tl»e Stockholders, that they slrall, il*
nucr-oed, enjoy a profit, wliichra!i noon a» 1
and snatch from their !
a tic man from Pitt- j
IVIr. Johnson. Then, sir, 1 u».
I attributed to him such uncommon generosity. lfsuUs !
is his generosity, 1 should beg th.it it might not be exer- ]
cised upon me. I should shrink from the liberality of
such patronage as his. Suppose thut we laid com
menced with this declaration—suppose ilwit ill can
clour we bad said, that the slrckhoidorH should not enjoy
the profits of the work, after the tc:l and risk of its
completion. Would a dollar of the stock have been taken ?
No, sir. But that would have been no subject of la
mentation to the gentleman from Pittsylvania. 11c did i
not desire a dollar to l>c applied to this improvement, if
1 understand him correctly, from the control which he |
now desires to give- the State over the Company.
The gentleman from Pittsylvania, said Mr. Johnson,
has been pleased to indulge in certain intimations of in
direction in bringing this bill before the House in its pre- |
sent form, ns amended by the Seriate. He insinuates
that the conduct of its advocates lias been disingenuous
and unworthy. Does the gentleman in making tKesc in
timations judge of others by a knowledge of himself?
Do the promptings nf his own heart teach him thn«i to
cast suspicion on the motive* and actions of iiis fcl- !
low men? If they do, he is nn unfit counsellor.
Mr. Witcher hod not sought to irritate the feelings
of the gentleman from Richmond. He had no such de
sign—and he asked every member of the House, to say,
whether that gentleman had made a fair use of his (Mr.
W. k remarks? Rut enough of this for the present, 'flic
gentleman nays, that my calculations are not worthy of
notice. Rut he has entertained the House with ten times
the calculations that I presented : and his figures, we arc
to presume, are all legitimate and correct, because they
are vouched for by the inciiilier from the City of Rich
mond. Mr. W. asked the gentleman*-no, he asked the
House, if the Corporation could not reduce the profits of
this company down to one per cent, if it so chose?—and
he would ask, whether this great Commonwealth might
not safely possess the power to do the same thing? He
asked the gentleman, whether the State could not do
what the Rank and his fivoritc Corporation could
do? Mr.W. had, perhaps, shewn some warmth in his
previous remarks; but his language certainly did not
warmnt the heat and violence of the gentleman's reply.
And 1 say, said Mr. W., that I stand here as erect as I
Hid before. I any, that he has perverted my language,
when he attributed to me a desire to withhold from lin
stock holders the profits promised them l>y their charter,
and that he knew there was nothing unjust or illitiernl :
in the views 1 advanced. Was there, then, any necessity,
any propriety in the sarcasm and irony of the gen
tleman—any cause for the feelings which he has ex
hibited, as much in his looks as in his words? I
say again, said Mr. Witcher, that there is a neces
sity that there should be a control on the part of the
Isiale, to prevent the profits from exceeding lb per cent.
Then, the use which the gentleman has made of my re
mark, as to the stock finding its way into the hands of
capitalists, was unfair. Mr. W. asked, if he had not
proof of the consequences of such a transfer in the Rich
mond l)oe.k Company, the stock of which had hern bought
up by capitalists, ami was now- worth about lit dollars per
share. No, sir—the lower the stock is, the more sure it is
to get into the hands of capitalists. As to the sale of the
stock of the James River Company-—year after 3'car we
j had been told that it would bo sold—that it would be
! "ought for in the market by capitalists. On the contra
| ry, it had been disposed of with the utmost difficulty—
j and the greater part of it by a forced sale—yes, sir, a
j forced sale to the City of Richmond— for, it. was such in
j the most odious sense, so far as th<- minority of the citi
j xens were concerned Mr W. had said that this work
j would cost twelve millions before it could be completed,
i lie believed so still, and tint the State Would be saddler)
with the expense. He had said that this hill came to
| the House in its present form by indirection. He said
| so again, and he thought the fact could not be denied.—
I To this, the gentleman frbm Richmond has replied that,
I if I judge others by myself, i am not worthy of a seat
i here. Rut I say, that I have a perfect right to judge
! others by their eondnet, and that is all that I have done.
1 As to the remarks ho had made with regard to the gen*
1 tie man from Richmond, he went no farther than facts
i would justify; and for the repl3’ of the gentleman, lie
i asked no apology.
I - ^r‘ ^ 'kmi a i.l hoped be might be permitted to say **
j lew words, in explanation ol* the vote he should now
I Pvr ”e had no doubt been understood by tluxse wh®
heard him yesterday, to intimate, that as he had, to tho
utiin*nt ol li*» poor ability, opposed tlio passage of tins
bill in its original shape, he should vote against this
amendment which proposed only •*» partial change. Yet,
as the bill has been much modified since tint opposition
was made, and as he should certainly have voted for a
bill presenting only tlu* substance ot this amendment,
unconnected with the other provisions, he did not, upon
mature reflection, jiereeive any inconsistency in voting
for the amendment itaclt, notwithstanding that connexion.
He had never, in a long series of years, given a vote
against any practicable and valuable scheme for tbr de
velnpeiuent of the physical reaourers of this Common
wealth; and he should regret to have his name recorded
in opposition to one of such great importance to the (Statu
at large, and one in which not only the present gene
ration, but generations yet to come, were vitally inter- ■
ested.. Standing here as a representative oftlie county of
F auquicr, he was bound to respect what he believed to be
the wish of his constituents. If that wish may be in
ferred from their unifiinn acquiescence m the cjurse
which he had heretofore pursued in reference to the sub
ject ot Internal Improvement, it would sanction the
passage of this bill—ami his vote would be given with
greater pleasure, as lie followed, at lire same time,
the dictate of his own beat judg\uent. He trusted, if this
scheme should be adopted, that it would redound to
prosperity and glory of the CoInmoIlwen,,,
added n single consideration wb!-’
sition to vote for the »•*
he, ye»l»*r-»- . »*“i,u
„ J . j*t that in tint
vuion, he considered this
juenee, because it ■buhl fa
eu tlie West nmflsouth.—
dusion, but arrival at it by
reasoning. He thought this Jm
-.•*■ ®l vast importance in preventing the occur
rence of an evil so much to be deplored, as it will bind
together two great sections of this Union by the indis
soluble bond of interest.
Mr. Pakkkk hoped the gentleman from Fauquier did
not interpret bin (Mi. P.'s) remarks, of yesterday, into
the avowal of a desire for a disunion of the States. Such,
certainly, was not his meaning. Mr. P. knew thatthoso
AA’ilh whom be thought and acted, had been most unjustly
accused of being disunionists; but, liowever they might
look upon a separation, us an event which might lwreaf
ter occur, although tliey looked upon some recent event*
as hiving a tendciicy towards a disruption so much to be
dreaded,, tliey were desirous of doing all in their poAver to
avert it. if jxissible. Mr. P. looked upon the completion
of this improvement, as a means of knitting together two
great sections of the country. He thought it promised
to lie a bond of union and amity between the Southern
and Western Stages, and tliat it would tend to the pre
ventionof the catastrophe of a separation. In this view
ol ita consequences, 1m* most Iteartily desired that it
■night succeed. Jlut should their worst fears be realized,
its e l feels would be equally beneficial. looking to tl»e
possible contingency of a separation, this improvement
would exert a powerful influence in uniting the destinies
of tire South and tin* West, and in forming between them a
firm and lasting alliance founded on the basis of mutual
Mr. Marshall explained.—It innst be apparent to
tlie gentleman himself,and to cxjfy member of Uk* House,
tlmt nothing which I said co^eyed the idea that tho
gentleman from Northauiptonrcherished a wish for the
dissolution of the Union. He gave as a reason for pro
moting this scheme, that it would be important in that
contingency. I he reamin w!:ich governs me, said Mr.
Mr is, dint the adoption, of dns sclieine will have the ef
fect of preventii>g a di«solu>tion.
The question wa» then taken, and decided in the af
lirmativo^ Ayes 78, Noes 50—os formerly published.
^^^Monday,fahJaii. 1t*:>T}.
|| drooks vs. R9BkabLMd»;i) from a decree of
4J Ois.rn.Bfd
*y •'j'fC.i .«t».
Tuesday, GlhJrin.
.'Indtrson vn. I.irehj.—Supersedeas to a judgment of tlic
t.ircmt Superior Court of James City. Submitted with
note* by Scott, for appellant, and C.Robinson, for appellee.
H'ednesday, 1th Jan.
Jimesm. Fur s Committee.—Appeal from a decree of tire
Circuit Superior Court of York. Argued in part by
Harrison for .tpyelhe. J
Thursday, 8tit Jan.
Jones vs. fur’s Committee.—Fully argued by Scott, for
»pj>e]lan-t, and Ilarrrisnn for appellee.
Harwell vs. FotoUr’s .Qdm'x.—Injunction allowed.
Itmherlahe and Moo ruder vs. Thrift.—Injunction re
Frirbrif, Ozh Jinx.
Ragland vs. J*’illisi'ylhm r.—Snperserfeas to a judg
ment of ( ircnit Superior Court of Henrico. Submitted
-"H Scott for plaintiff, and Daniel
-nanceiv .. _
’<fo>re being no counsel o»» «;tber side.
iVMfW/fl/.r -%<*.'ouictntj—Appeal iiuu. 1.....
District Court of Richmond. Submitted by
appellant. 3 J ng *or
Satin-Jay. 10th Jail.
Thomas vs Comma!.— Appeal from the judgment of
the Snprrior Court of Law lor Elizabeth City, argued by
Scott t*.'i the appellant, Myers for the appellee, and by
Scott ill reply.
Foley vs. A‘eal.—Petition for supersedeas tn a judg
ment of the Cirenit Superior Court of Mason, refused.
Hawthorn vs. Hunter.—Petition for Riipersedeus to a
judgment of the Circuit Superior Court of Muaon, al
Orange, vs Coshorn.—Petition for a sit]>ornedean to
the judgment of the Superior Court of Kanawha, allowed.
Monday, Jan. 1'2.
Hassitt vs. Cunningham.—Appeal from a decree of the
Cirenit Superior Cowl of Hanover—Argued by Daniel
for the appellant, by Lyon* for the appellee, and by Da
niel in reply.
i iff.'unify i/fm. iti,
Weaver vs. Smith.—Appeal from a deeree of the Su
perior Court of Chancery, at. Fredericksburg—Argued
by Harrison and Stanard for the appellant, on the ques
tion of Jurisdiction.
Il'cdnesrlay, Jan. 11.
Is.e's Committee vs. Jones—Affirmed.
Hank of the V. States vs. Jackson.—The argument of
this ease, which had been sinqie ruled, was now continued
by Wyndhnin Robertson for the appellee, and concluded
by Stanard for the appellants.
Thursday, Jan.15.
Rsiewn/t vs. Commonerealth.—Petition for auperaedras
Cocke vs. Nelson.— Apjienl from a decree of the late
Superior Coart of Chancery, at Richmond—-Argued by
Claiborne for the appellant, by Scott for the appellee,
and by Claiborne in reply,
Friday, Jan. HI.
Htynolds vs. Holts.—Petition for appeal allowed.
Hassell vs Cunningham.—Reversed, and both dis
Ti other la he vs. Stewart.— Reversed, and sent back for
further proceedings.
Smith vs. Smith.—New rule for additional security.
jlndcrson v«. Sands—Motion to re-liear the petition
for a supersedeas,
Sato relay, Jan. 17.
Cocke vs. Nelson.—Affirmed.
Whcntly vs. Martin.—Apjieal from the Superior Court
of Law and Chancery for the county of Fauquier—Ar
gued by Harrison fort the appellant, and in part by Sta
nafd for the apnelleo.
Thomas vs. IItrrfeerd.—Application for supersedeas re
Monday, Jan. 19.
Haffland vs. WiUs.—Judgment of the Superior Court
of Law reversed, ind that of the county court, affirmed.
Hie ah of t ’• i^Mnia vs. Iloyalt.— Application for an In
junction refiu^V
Marlin.—Argument continued by Stanard,
lire, and by Harrison, for the appellant, in
Tuesday, Jan. ‘20.
Thomas vs. Gammnl.— Reversed ns to the damages,
and a If. pined for the residue
Craddock vs. Hutner.—Appeal from the judgment of
the Circuit Superior Court ot Hanover— Argued by Lyons,
for/tbe np|M'llnnt, by Daniel, for the appellee, and by
Ly(>nn, in reply.
tf'rrfoereloy, Jan. ‘21.
Cedgin vs. Henley—Appeal from a judgment of the
Superior Court of Law tor Henrico—Argued by Clai*
] liornc, for the appellant, and Daniel, for the appellee
Thursday, Jan. 52*2.
Sands vs. Anderson.—-Supersedeas awarded
Cetigtr vs. Henley.—Argument continued by Scott,
1 for appellant.

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