Candidates for Washington County.
In obedience to the urgent request of many
citizens of this countj, I hereby announce my
self a cs ndklate tor the office of Commissioner
of the Revenue for the West end of Washington
county, -at the approaching election.
I have neither the time nor the inclination to
electioneer for the position, but if my fellew
citizens will honor toe with the positiou, tbey
may rest assured that its duties shall be faith
fully discharged. ( To the voters I would say,
that I rely entirely on my merit, and unlike
some other candidates, I, during the pendancy
of the election, will stay in the field where duty
calls, while they remain at home selling whis
ky at enormous high rates, speculating on the
wants of the soldier and the soldier's wives. I
have served my country iv the army for two
and a half years, and as to my merit, I appeal
to the commanders of my Regiment to which I
have belonged,'submitting my case to you lor
your approval or rejection. % i
I am very respectfully,
Your obedient servant, •
J. C. STA'NFIELD,
Capt. Co. C, 22d Va. Cavalry.
To the People of
I announce myself a candidate for the next
Sheriffalty. The best service I can render, will be
to raise a good crop, and'l .intend to bend all my
efforts to the accomplishment of that end, (as 1
have been preparing for it all winter,) I shall
not, therefore'be able to visit the voters gene
rally. It is known to every one that the enemies
of a candidate often report to slanders and tra
ductions. I trust the people will not be influ
enced by falsehoods and slanders started on the
eve of every election. J '
You all know me, and my past life is open to
your inspection, I keep nothing hid. I ask my
friends to come to the polls and give me their
votes. WM. KING HEISKELL.
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To the Voters of tbe county of
I beg leave respectfully to announce myself
a candidate for re-election as Commissioner of
the Revenue, for the upper District.
This announcement has been deferred out ef
respect for the claims of another, whose recent
withdrawal has been published
Employments of a private nature upon my
farm and that of my mother,! together with
other business as well as the limited public du
ties I may have to perform, will prevent me
from canvassing theicounty and calling upot
the voters at their *vn bouses, which indeed
may be regarded as uunecessyry or improper in
the present, state of the country.
If re-elected, I will perform the duties of the
office to the best of my abilities—if defeated I
shall cheerfully submit to the public decision,
WM. K. DUFF.
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[email protected] We are requested to announce John-G
Kreger, Esqi, the present Clerk "of the County
Court of Washington county, as a candidate for
We are requested te announce John M
Hamilton, present Sheriff ef Washington coun
ty, a candidate for re-election.
gfeg?* We are authorized and requested te an
nounce (.apt. Peter J. Branch, the present
Clerk of the Circuit Court of Washington coun
ty, as a candidate for re-election.
We are authorized to announce William
Miller, present Commissioner of Revenue for
the lower District of Washington county, a can
didate for re-election.
We are requested t4 announce D. A. P.
Campbell a Candidate for Commissioner of tho
Revenue, in the upper District of Washington
$£$* Ey the. solicitation of many friends, t
announce myself a candidate for Commissioner
ofthe Revenue in the lower end ef Washington
county. It is known to many of my fellow-citi
zens that I was severely wounded at the battle
of Mine Run, which renders me entirely unfit
Cor further duty in the field.
JOHN R. SHAREETT.
ggg?" We are requested to announce
Clark as a candidate for a Justice of the Peace
in the 2d Magisterial District of this county.
[email protected]_„ We are requested to announce Capt. John
C. Stanfield as a candidate for commissione
of the Revenue in the lower end of this comity
B£fk= We are authorized to announce Joseph
J. Fields, of the 37th Va. Regt., a candidat
for Commissioner of the Revenue for the West
crn end of Washington county.
Bg_«, We are requested to announce Isaac A.
McQuown, the present Surveyor of Washington
county, as a candidate for re-election. .
jjflggp* We are requested to announce Col. J.
H. Ernest, the present Attorney for the Com
monwealth, a candidate for re-election.
gefk_ At the request of a number of-my friends,
I* announce myself a candidate for Justice of
the Peace, in the 2d District of Washington coun
ty, Va. " m JOHN RYRURN.
B£§t» We aro requested to announce Wm. K.
Caldwell as a candidate lor Justice of the
Peace, in the 9th Magisterial District for Wash
[email protected] We are requested to announce Benjat
mm F. Pemberton as a candidate for Justice of
■the Peace, in the 9th Magisterial District of
We are requested to announce Col.. Wm.
S. Ryburn as a candidate for Justice of the
Peace, in the Bth Magisterial District of Wash
B«i|= We are authorized to announce Wm.
Page as a candidate for Commissioner of the
Revenue, for the lower end of Washington coun
!f§U We are requested to announce James
Phelps as a candidate for Justice of the Peace
in the 4th District of Washington county.
are requeste£to announce Peter G*.
Clark as a candidate for Justice of the Peace
iv the Oth District of Washington county.
Candidates for Smyth County.
. BQu'We are authorized to announce W. M.
Davis as a candidate tor the Clerk of the Coun
ty Com* of Smyth oi-uity. He is a disabled
soldier—was in the war from the beginning and
acted uobly his part until recently wounded.—
He now respectfully asks the voters of the conn- j
ty for their suffrages, as he has so dearly 7 won
■ them.' I
jggf We are requested to announce James
Edmiston as a candidate for Commissioner of
the Revenue for the South side of Smyth coun
ts wastries ,/b.r Russell County- J
To William Sample.
The subscribers, 1 voters in Russell county, not
unmindful of your liberality as a merchant be?
fore, and your acts of" kindness after you became
Sheriff, would ask you to announce yourself a
candidate for re-election, and you will not have
cause to rfpbraid them with ingratitude.
To the Voters of Russell County.
I respectfully offer myself a candidate for re
election as Sheriff to jour consideration. lam
eiabaidened to do so from the solicitation' of
many friends, wha think I have a claim to your
If elected, I will try to fill the effice to the
best of my ability. If rejected, I will submit
without a murmur to your decision,
And remain your sincere friend,
To the Voters of Russell Connty.
Gentlemen: —This is to inform you that I have
determined to become a candidate for Commis
sioner ofthe Revenue ef the Western District of
Russell county; and feeling very unable te get
about te see you at your hemes, I take this
method of soliciting you for your support. I
have served in the army for nearly 3 years, but
I do not claim any man's vote en this account.
I was wounded in my foot at the battle of Cedar
Run, and at the battle of Gettysburg, was se
verely wounded in my neck by a shell, which
disables mo from serving any longer in the field;
and now, fellow-citizens, I am asking at your
hands the little office of Commissioner of the
Revenue for my support. I feet that?. lam qua
lified to discharge the duties of the office. If
you will confer the favor upon me, I shall re
ceive it with many thanks, hoping you will not
forget me by way of a vote on the day of elec
tion. I am very respectfully,
Your obedient servant,
Willow Springs, March 28th, 1864.
Fellow-Citizens and Soldiers,
Having announced myself as a candidate for
the office of Commissioner of the Revenue for
the Western District of Russell county, the po
sition I ask at your hands is one that 1 feel con
fident that 1 can fill as«well as any inexperienc
ed man in that business. lam an old soldier
of Co. A, 29th Va. Regt. I entered the service
in June, 1861, to defend the rights of my coun
try. Net having a very strong constitution
whan I entered the service, so in the course of
two years hard service, I become entirely bro
ken down, and in February, 1863, by the ad
vice and certificate,of disability from the Sur
geon of tho Regt. to which I belonged, I resigned
my comruission'ahd returned home to my fami
ly* My health still being such as lam not able
for service, I ask this office as a means to
port my family. I leave the matter with*tffe
Voters to say who gets the office. J-hope you
will not forget me on the the flection,
and vote for me if you can do so with a clear
conscience. Very respectfully.
j*BF ' ABEDNAGO KISER.
To the Voters of Russell County.
Fellow-citizens, Having' declared myself a
can/lidate for the office of Commissioner of the
Revenue in the Western District of Russell coun
ty, and being the first candidate in the field, and
as I am so badly crippled by being thrown from
a horse, that it would be with great difficulty
that I would canvass the county, I take this
method of informing you, that I am a candidate,
and will continue to be a candidate till the day
of election. j
. As to my qualifications, I can only refer you
to ray past services in that office, and knowing,
as I do, that nearly all of you are personally ac
quainted with me, and that you are well ac
quainted with my former labors as commission
er, I will just say to you, that I shall ever feel
grateful to you for past favors, and hope to be
remembered by you on the day of election; and
if I am elected, I shall feel myself under great
obligations to serve you to the best of my abili
ty. If not elected, I shall cheerfully submit.
Yours, with respqet,
q. W. CANDLER.
April Hth, 1864.
To the Voters of Russell County.
After serving my country faithfully thus far
during the war, I now appear before you as a
candidate for Commissioner of the Revenue for
the Western District of Russell courity. In or
der to acquaint you thoroughly with my field of
action, I only refer you to the many battles in
scribed on the banner of the 37th. Va. Vols.,
which has waved triumphantly over so many
bloody fields of battle.
The Spring campaign is now opening- there
fore, it is impossible for mc to see you in person.
I can only ask you to remember me on the day
of the election. If elected, I will sei-ve you to
the best of my ability; and if not, Twill remain
at the britch of my mu«ket, contending as ever
for Southern rights and Southern institutions.
I will still strike for freedom, "the la*t libation
that liberty draws from a heart that bleeds and
dies in her cause." Your ohedient servant,
To the Voters of Russell County.
At the solicitation of many friends, I respect
fully Announce myself a candidate for the office
. of Commissioner of the Revenue for the eastern
district of Russell county. The position I ask
at your hands is one that I feel confident I con
fill. Should it be your'pleasure to fleet me, the
duties of the office shall be faithfully aud impar
Your obedient servant.
CHARLES WM. JOHNSON.
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We are requested to announce Mr.
Isaac B. Fickle, a private ofthe 37th"Ta. Regt.
Pandidate for the Sheriffalty .*Jf Russell
We are requested to announce 14. Bs
f. Fuller, 29th Va. Regt., as a candi
r Commissioner of Revenue for'the - East
itrict in Russell county.
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To'tlie Voters of Eussell comity.
I announce myself a candidate for the Clerk
ship of the circuit court of Russell county. I
consider myself qualified for the position asked,
and therefore ask your votes. I volunteered in
March, 1862, in the $7tb Va. Regt., co. C, then
commanded by Capt. McElhenney, was wounded
severely in the foot at the battle of Gettysburg,
and being now disabled I seek this office as
a means of support.
JAMES J. HENRITZE.
Feby. 26th, 1864..
[email protected]_ I announce myself as a candidate for
Commissioner of the Revenue /or the Western
end of Russell county. Having the Sjmall Pox i
I cannot visit the voters of the county. I
JAMES H. McFARLIN.
April 15th, 1864.
gggfWe are authorized to announce Samuel
Hargis a candidate for the Sheriffalty of Rus
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Candidates for Scott County.
To the Voters of Scott County.
We present the name of George W. Vineyarb,!
of Co. (II,) 4§th Regt. Va. Vols., as a candidate
for Commissioner of the Revenue for the South
ern District of Scott county. He has been in
the service of his country for two years, and has
been home only* once—has fought through the
long struggle in the east.
We hope that no private who has been par
tially at home, will attempt to run against him.
We say to the voters ef Scott county, go to the
polls and vote for the soldier who has done his
duty. • SEVERAL VOTERS.
. April 2d, 1864.
|jgy We are'requested to announce Joshua
C. Miller as a candidate for Commissioner of
the Revenue in the South District of Scott coun
gSg?" We are requested to announce E. S. Car
ter as a candidate for the office of Circuit Court
Clerk of Scott county.
[email protected], I announce myself a candidate'for Com
missioner of the Revenue for the South District
of Scott county. I have been a private in Co.
D, 37th Va-gßeginieut, from the commencement
of the war; and as I can have no chance to see
the voters of the countj, I must submit my name
for the office, and leave it with the veters to say
.whether they consider'me worthy .their confi
dence and support. D. S. GODSEY.
We are authorized and requested to an
nounce Col. J. H. Flfenor as a- candidate for
Commissioner of the Revenue of the Suu.h Dis
trict of Scott county.
[email protected]*- We are authorized to announce John
W, Gillespie a candidate for Commissioner of
Revenue in the Northern District, of Scoti county.
jtgg~ We are authorized to announce William
P. Ramkt as a candidate for Commissioner of
the Revenue for the Northern District of Scott
county, Va. ■
Rmdidates fpr Wise County.
jCa-mp 51st Va. Infantry, >
Voters of Wise County.
itation of Amy'of my friends, I .have
consented to become a candidate for Sheriff in
the coming May election in the county of Wise.
I, therefore, call on you for your help, for the
first time! You know me. My claims are as
good as any.that are now th the field. I hope
you*will think of the •familiar name, Wampler,.
when you go to the election.
In response to, solicitations from numerous i
friends, both in and out of tbe army, I announce
myself as a candidate for Commissioner of the
Revenue for ths,<county of Wise.
The gentlemen" who have preceededme in the
papers, have expressed their zeal and devotion
for the glorious cause of and
have vowed that they are willing to remain, in
*he field. I cordially congratulate them upon
the expression of their fidelity and patriotism.
The efficiency of the army would deubjless be
impaired by electing such willing soldiers to a
civiV office; and I am induced to. believe Jbat the
people will take a. proper view of the matter,
and allow them to remain in the-army.
I am proud to know that my opponents are
in the army. As I have risked my chances with
theirs on many sanguinary fields, I cannot afford
to show ttie white feather in this contest for ci
Fellow-Citizens, I submit my claims to your
considerations. My fitness for the position needs
no explanation, as you are all familiar with me.
I can neither rant nor bray, but if elected can
promise you all a Horn.
j I am, gentlemen,
' Your friend and fellow-citizen,
: JESSEEHORN. ,
We are requested to announceXt. J. R.
Davis as a. candidate for the office of Commis
sioner of the Revenue for- Wise county, Va.
j Candidates for' Lee County. ,
are requested to announce Capt.
Morgan Sticklky as a candidate for Clerk of
the County Court of Lee county.
Tarn, domesticTand ©snabubg.
. At Saltville, Va.
WE will exchange at our Furnace, Georgia j
Yarn, Domestic and Osnaburg, for Flour, J
Lard, Bacon, Tallow, Wheat, Leather, Sugar, I
Wool, Jeans, &c, &c. We invite farmers to
bring in their produce, and we promise them a I
fair and liberal exchange. * .1
SEAGO, PALMER & CO., j
Salt Manufacturers for State of Georgia.
• March 25th, 1864—taglO
$200 REWARD, j
TOLEN on the night of .the 7th inst, from
the Headquarters of Law's Brigade, Buck
«„.'s Division, between Bristol and Zollicoffer,
a medium Size.
The Horse is well formed, good limbs snd round
back, with a small sore on right side, slightly
dish-faced, left hind foot white, and inclined to
be reel-footed in both hind feet. He is Eight
years old, and rides well.
1 will give the above reward if delivered to
me at Camp, or for any inforrifetion which will
lead to the recovery of the-Horse.
Runaways In Jail. ?
COMMITTED to the Jail of Washington conn
ty, Va., in the 15th day of March, 1864, a
Negro Woman, who calls herself WINNEY, and
i says she belongs to John Roller, near Kingsport,
i Term. She is 24 or 25 years old, rather black,
[ well made, and is 5 feet 6 or 7 inches high.
And, on the 25th day of March, 1864, a Ne
i gro Boy, Who calls himself 808, and sayß he
belongs to John Robertson, Appomattox coun
ty Va.,/some 15 miles below Lynchburg, lie
is about 15' yeans old, brown biaeh, rather cbun
key, has a soar on his left cheek. He says no
. once belonged to Rev. W. W. Stickley, dec a,
near Abingdon. , .* _.'__ t _i_
The owners of the above named, slaves am
hereby notified to come forward, prove property,
pay charges and take them away, or they -will -
be dealt with as the law directs.
WM. W. BARKER, Jailor
Washington county, Vs.
April 8,1864—6w .
STOLEN from my stable last Sunday night »
Horse,about 16 hands—high, was browser
H might be regarded as black. He bad ens" white
hind foot, was a natural pacer, tolerable good
order when stolen, is about 11 years old. His
sides were rubbed by the harness. I will givs
the above reward for his delivery or for such in
formation as will enable me to recover him.
Address, WM. W- HARRIS. -
Anril 15.1864— Abingdon, Va.
A Renewal ofthe
<e?\ AFTER a lapse of five years, I agaitf re-
snme tbe CABINET MAKING BDBI-
Tfl NESS. •
My shop is near my residence, below Mr.
Clapp's, where I am prepared to do all kinds of
work in that line.
I have associated with me in she business, as
a partner, Mr. M. A. Whitt, who is an experi
We will be ready at all times te attend to or
der* for coffins, which will be furnished upon
' as reasonable terms as can be afforded.
For all our work we will be glad to* take the
produce of the country at old prices, and will
famish work at old prices; but where that can
not be paid us, we will" receive the currency -of
the country, and charge as low as we can to
Uve . H. S. DOOLEY. •
March 18, 1864-2 m
B BARREL of Good Sugar Cane Molasses,
2 Firkins Fresh Butter in exchange for
le Cotton. ' L. BAUGH & CO. .?
Feb. 5. 1864. ' '
VJ AN away from the subscriber on Tuesday
Jtt, night last, a Negro .Boy by the name of
Madison, about-19 years old, about 5 feet 10
!Ligh, dark complexion, slightly pock
and had on a dark Jeans coat, yellow
d gray cap. He formerly belonged
iby Munsey, of Lee county. I will giva
•c reward for his confinement in any jail
tate, so thfit I get him.
8, 1663—tf . CLARK.
NT RED,by the celebrated race horse
I Eye, out of a thorough-bred Margrave
ill stand the ensun-g season at my farm,
le Fork of Holston river,
srnis will be $15 the single leap, $3$
on, ands4o one-fourth in grain
rices—Corn $1, Cats 50 cts., and Wheat
nd the remainder in the cnrreiu-y of the
in January, 1865. All fees will be due
if March, 1865. Person? at a distance
ible to secure pasturageffor their mares,
jighborhood of the stand.
i 4.1864—9w W. E. JONES.
New Concern.. .
ORGE W. MANTZ & Co.
.L Tan Hides on the shares, or pay Shoes
Boots, Money or Merchandize for Hides,
good terms as .can be had in this coun
respectfully solicit a trial. Their Shoe
one door east of the Washington house,
eqrge W. Mantz will be found ready to
od'ate all who tt'ay call.
Tan Yard is about eight miles Northeast
gdbn, Va., R. A. Lipford will he
eady to receive hides, and pay for the
r take them to tan on the shares.
>ns wanting Shoes and Roots,made, or
in exebrnge for hides., will cnll on Mr.
GEO. W?MANT£ & CO.
Feb. 27, 1863.
Dr. 11. M. «RAWT,
£?BSm ABINGDON, VA.
OFFICE nearly opposite Martha Washington
Female College, ivest end of town.
Feb. 20th. 1863. ■
'VIRGINIA & TENW. RAILROAD.
Change of Schedule.
ON and after Thursday, the 4*h of September,
the Mail and Passenger trains on this road
will leave Lynchburg daily at 4 o'clock a. m.,
and arrive from the West at 4.30 p. m;
Sept. 5, 1862.
Clock and "Watch-Malceir,
HAS located tn Abln?-<%»-w
WRw don, immediately opposite thep\ja
fcfjl Book Store, where he is- prepar-Xfc_j/.
jflftKked to repair
Watches and Clocks
in the Very best manner possible, and upon r*n
senable terms. Work repaired by him will b«
warranted for twklvb mouths. Thoroughly
understanding his business, he hopes to be en*
couraged, and promises satisfaction to all.'
September 28th, 1860.,—6 m.
Af\ f\£\f\ LBS - Bar Iron »
lUjUiIU 2,000 lbs. Tire for two and ton*
horse wagons, which we wish to exchange on
favorable terms for any or all of the following
articles :—Wool Feathers, Wax, Bacon,
Flaxseed or Lard. Call early at
T. G. McCONNELL &CO .
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Gift ft BOXES Chewing Tobacco, Jj
s£UU 20 Packages Smoking Tobacco, J
5,000 Segars. * /
Feb, 27, '63. T. G. McCONNELL & Gtf
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