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VOLUME 66. _RICHMOND, VA„ MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 30. 1861. NUMBER 73.1
RICHMOND DAILY WHIP.
*»s fapar. «d P*» aaaaa; Sand-Weekly,»» 1 W. »•
v. i m GiuA Haril unco) maybe unde at the riak of the
ft '.‘vein all ease* where evtdano* la taken «»the dapoalt of a
let.-ri. lb* Toal OSce or-aul Jog uicnay.
Os a *qaare, (10 lineal or tees. or; 'rae.Uou--—■
etach additional toeacMoo. *
pneeoctA wtth, ut*)*e'.,l!on..®* *
gT«ea do d.J® *
(Twelve it *> .*® ®
*•« Sqaarea, Three rconllm..—.. *
»U month:.* J.
ry No adveryaament to be considered by the month or yeti
I MIW Me." 32 tha Mawerlpt. or prevtcnaiy agreed upon be
»w«en U» narUea.
g„ dte.G3r2.cot sot .tarred oo the oops lot a ipeclaeJ Bats
v,. e/ 1 usj,d r., will be continued until erdered eut, and payment
, __, .
,y gwra, \prenrt-Moiaata. — To aaold any mljun.-leretAodlna
an j:. part of he Arm-al Advurtlaera, It la proper to elate MSIncUtt
|t.heir i ‘ifCfpifOlly eaterdato tbelrlaoe-Uate boelneaa. R-rl
I< tie,!.- get and all ether Advertleomcola aent by them to be an
am el ckerwo, and no variation. ....
cy go j,M and Geo.ral Agent*’ A tveitlreuenta not to be
II ecritd by the year, but to be charged at the uatial rataa, aobjeet
o garb .Hem ante at shall be agreed open.
ty be-'kseUcm and yearly advaniatra, generally, engaging one
0- acre spaa'.a with tba privilege of change, ahell no', on thar
t arij ftTanff:, !a aoj war week, Soie't more th»a the I
a read upon -.s die at ending mle under the contract, and all aaoa •
1 na aeob amount to be charged at the u,uil, Uua.
liveriteearenls inserted la the Seal-Weekly Whig at 7 5 conU
■ar square of 10 lln-a or leal fur the Ural Icaertlm. an 1 S 0 cent,
g.f, ,ci*e ? r each c -utionance, ortf weekly. 7 , rente.
LAW CARDS. .
i. a. uinor. . *• «- *AUJ«.
KEKl’OOT & WALLER,
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW,
DALLAS, TAX AS.
K. B.—Prompt attention to C< Uection and Land Calm*
Rt*utJRJR —d&mutl M Oirliflil, Anhertl C. H , Vl; Jons
Th >mi eon, Jr.. AraherOt 0. II., Va ; Garland A Chriattan, Lynch
burg, Va . Moaley A Spaed, do.; Judge 5t. M. Borford, Paltaa,
T in. Hen. S. U. Parnell, do._ir.’JO—dAcly
DAVID S. U. CABELL,
attorney at law.
PnACTltm m Utr u..una ot uie w=:mci V: tawmvu
Ambers'. He will alUxd to my law badness iv. trusted te
him tn to* adjacent eoamu*.
tto* A libeea, Tye Hire. Warehooee P. 0., Nelsoo Co., Va.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
WILL PRAOTlbk IN THk COURT* OP
BUCKINGHAM, NELSON AND AMHJtKST.
49lce Hurkliidbix C. U.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Richmond €1ty. Va.
"•irtlL practice la all the Ooorts held la the City of Richmond,
Aff U,« ee untie* or CheaterAeid, Heertoo and P whatan
Olke oo toe corse;' ol lAib, or Paul ns J Main Street*, orer the
kt re of Noah 'V-.’Acr A Oo._deOft— ly
WAL.TSK H. ROBERTSON,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Will practice regularly 1s all the Court* held In the Oily ol
Richmond, and eooallee of Henrico, OheaterkcU and Ame
* 0*r • No 1 Laa Btulllni, franklin Street._dot—tm
WOOD BOliADAN aad hid can WOOD MULDIN, Jr„
h*»e ended la t. e practice of the law. In Ihd eounllee of
C ari "■. IfilMA* and SSeokleobnrg.
WO ji. .OCLDIN, Jr., WOOD BODLMN,
Scydton, Taloetl Poet 0«oa,
Meckienbaig, county. Charlotte eon rty.
J. TllonPSOS BROWN,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
WILL practice la the Co trte of the cities of Richmond and Pa
tereberg, and the cmntlee of Henri oo and CbeetordeM.
o-)c* In Poirfi III *ck. tfth .tree*. near Bute a H. aui:—if
ATTORNEY at LAW.
1XTILL rHACIISI In the Court* of Cities, Mercer. Monroe,
17 Meu-.J miry and Pui»*kl; an 1 wlL oolleot and remit pano
iaaOr f-.r »U claine placed In hi* hand*.
Poet OSlc*. tri'e* Court lloaae, la. IfH—
jonv IV. UHEEX,
ATTORNEY at LAW.
’'flTIlu- P^ACTIsiK in the Court* of th* City of Richmond and
W Couity of Henrico. Strict Attention will he given to all bn
gtoeca e t l to him. W Offlc#, fbr the present, with hla fa*
I. jr. wt*v Green, **>«th-we*t oor. Main and 7 th Si*. leT—dly
R. O. Ac B. O. BOULDIN,
attorneys at law,
OH A IKTTI OODRT HOCBK, VIRflIKI A.
Conran.—Charlotte, Prlnc* Bdward, Appomattox, Meeklcn
borx and t-<mrM»arx.___wf^*~‘P
*. ». DOUGLAS, P. GRkOOBV, J*.,
Apian's. Klnx Wm. Old Chureh, Uanoree.
mu wax astt AO A. AtUVilAIlV
"wwy? fX attend all the Coarte cf King WUIlwn and Banova. A
W 0 DOUGLAS wLi alia attend the Court. of Slog A Qneen
and Oarcilce. _____5®r*Z_
■neioftiicora. albs. a. wood
.TOI1NSON «fe GHJIQ-ON
ATTORNEYS at law,
PracNee !e all the ooarte of the city of Richmond tad leetlj *1
Hecrloo. Sir. Johnion will practice In OhealetSeld.
I taklla Street._)7e_
HI,, HdOuK t. has ranmed tie pr assies ef LAW In IM
. oitj ai n.chmond.
C "ice in deietn’enew hnlldLi*, on ttth, fronting Bank (treat,
tteruto YEAST POWDERS—J. W. GAR
:y , *1 LICK, Richmond, Vs., menu fa-lores “Semple'■ Infal
Ib c Hating Powder." HU It tho only factory of the kind In the
« ,oth. end he la prepare-’ to fn.-mah U.e entire trade oa u reaeon
able terms ae Northern mtnafta-iurem Bcmple’e Powder Is a Vlr
slnla preparation, approved by all who naed IV— AnAwtoad Whip,
y r sals be fVnic.'lets sod Grnrera rrns.sliy _frB—*f
PORUd JUGS POR COOLING WATBR.
We haee on hand a tupply of the above June whlen we are selV
Ins -heap; and as we haee no lee erery family should have them.
Us'l at KEKhKI A PARR’S Pottery,
jyj Corner of Ittl. and Cary ttreeta
NO. NIG \K«—S# hhds, fair to prime q laltly, for sale by
s jyl"-lw DOW LOP. MONCUBR A CO.
jclyTath, I sat.
MILITARY AND OTHER GOODS.
FltUO.Tl.kb H. PHIl’It * CO., hate jut opened
A Pew Grey Cloths
Plaid Casdmsr. for ohlrt*. Shirting, Print*, Ac, Am, lor Soldi era
▲too. oa h*a«L * Iat«‘ock
Irish as, Lln«» Ihick*,
Tow*ttta*, Chocked Uc««
CsHc^rO. Bl-fRchcJ CottOUi
Sheetln**, *»to. T)KH*
CoJ 'ir'l Lotus, Bat«k’«o And oth*r Dreoo Goods.
They Intend to toil their stock, Ooeght before the war, at shout
Sid rasa, bat upon sac* goods ss they bee. had to bay reemtiy,
they mist place an advaaea,aa lAsjr hare to pay » hiary addluoa
_T. B. PR1C1A CO.
EXCELSIOR CAMP BEDSTEAD.
WB brg leave to .all the attention of the *o Alevs to onr Camp
Bedstead wijeh weth nk. Is leperlor to anythin* la the
market It bee the unqoallded .■ -mioendatl * of those ofBcere
who have n<ed IL Came and see It, and yen will be »aliaBrd of tt*
perfect adu’Utloa to the want, of the soldier.
e'e hare also oo hand and are dally manafsetaria* Gam; ttooi)
and Oamo C sals, cf various stylo* and price*.
Call st thefurullaro Warseooma of
BIKPOBD A POBTHB
|y 11—dts Oor. isth and franklin sa.
V boxes Preecb Window Gina
M do Awterieao do
u kegs reined Saltretrr, In itore and tor sale bp
UR W. W. WOoLnRIDGk. 1.1th street
IlHOOtlS, Ac,— lhOdoe Hues ei* and Broom*
Tl lit) do Matches
1W do Bed Oord.^dna^rioroand
g SPRING JTRADE. 1861.
HATS, OAFS AND STRAW GOODS.
ROUT. L. DICUinSOH,
BINVOKD. DICKINSON * WEfRIGKK,
Has open And In itarc, » fall and sonpli'.r Meek of
and STRAW GOODS,
Of the :.Uert end meat fkihlcoable alyl#*, which will b* told at
etolMale and reull. o-. U.a meat famrable term*.
TS# .’lentton of mcrchaata la mo.t re*pectf ally aoUdUdto call
and examitie for thccuelvaa.
niMTAKI HATS AID CAPS
Made to order at the dtortcei i.oUee.
CAPH rCRCU Abtita will And It to tholr Interact to call and «•
amine my ateck before pqrchaatag.__
m SPRING STYLES Cg
OV HATS AND CAP*-.
,* y aaaortcont of HATH and Cl 1-8 for (he Spring trade la now
iVl Complete, embraelag all the new atylea and color* of Soft
3ala a’ao. Moletkln, alia andOaaalmere HaU, and a great earlety
,f new atyte of Capa, begborn and Htrnw HaU la great rariatr.
Aho, a general aatoi Uti.-nl of je-.tlemcn'l fumlahlng gonda. Um
brella*, Walking Care4, Ac , Ac., alt or any or whlefi will be acid
m a* c od term* *a at any other e.labllahrccnt In tharlty. 1 meat
rbpeetftally laett# a call frea parehmaor*. __
B.--J5 _No. 1 Ballard Hooae.
801THSRS HIT MANUFACTORY"
rHK •obuerlber respectfully Invites the alien
Uob of Ike Merchants of Virginia, asd North
Carolina, to this extensive Hock ef hie cwn and
fforeljm Manofacturod Hats. t'ar.-luutrf will flfcd
It to their lateral to call at his house, previous to
zi'lnjl furU-rr North, »a hi. is leaving nothing on- ^
Soce, r paring no eip.-nse or pains In keep the
•outhern Trade at the Snath. Good* sold In this House will ho
warranted to rompat • favorably, In quality and price, with gor'd#
5om»j»g from ai» othat market. There will he fouud all the quail
Ora of WOOL,’ Fell and BTFUtV MATH, from the lowest price
oegro hat, to the finest quality ft>r cmtlemcs. Al#o, Bov#* and
JMMre r# •■M asd cape of all grades and Style#; and Ladle#
g'dio * Htt# of all the vai!ous qualities,
Purchasers will do well to call and examine.
m*93 JOIIB IXKJlAY, SI Main «t Richmond, Ya^
ELI.r.TT & WEIAIGER,
MANt FAlTLUEKS A5D WHOLESALE DLAI.ERS IS
Hats. Caps and Straw Goods.
Mo. in Man Braxer, (oreonrr taoaAwoi !U**D
RW* r.ond, Y(!.,
Have ready and are new offering to the Merchant# of Virginia,
forth Carolina and Tennessee, at price# to #oll the limes, a coin
?l#te «lock cf Sprlr.g atd Bummer Geo 1#, which fer variely Mil
«y - eannot kc txcsilcd. Buy a# will do well to give us a call be
fore purchasing elsewhsr*. _ .
mhfg RLLKTT A * KI8IQKR.
'pOBACOONIFta, Merchant#, Grocers, Manufacturers, and thi
o execute all order, la the Band Chitlins bctlrnss, vti: Krandi lb
fobaooo Min, flour barrets. Grain Bigs, Hogibeads, Liquor*,
Uooka, Cards, and fine Embroidery stamps of every design. Men
'll plaice, fer marking clothing with Indelible Ink, sent lo any perl
)f the country on the rmsiid of 60 cent*. In portage (lamps or otr
£ M. LEWIS, Brand Cutter,
at Chat. II. Langley’s Tin Wore, 18th Street, between
epld Main and Oary, Riot Band, Vi
AUTHORIZEO CAPITAL. ||0«,UV0
THI PLASTERS SAYINGS BAM,
OF TI1E CITY OF KICUMOHD.
rui PLANTKU HAVINGS BANK. hartiiKan ample Hash Gap
Its! a ad Chartered be the Legls.atnre o (Virgin; a, will recetvi
depositee of Five Do 11 -a r a and upwards, on which lnterejt
will be paid at ’.he rata ofHlx per ;entuiu per annnm II remaining
.lx eentha, or Five por centum per uiuum It leas than ala months,
interest payable Scnui-Aumimliy, if doairod.
Depot lies receive' at their „Boe, at tht More of M sears. Doha A
f.ntcheeoo, No. 40 Main Street.
J. J. WILeSON, FrexUsnt.
A. 4. Horawi. Tieasttre', mall—If
l(l( imu.1l), AUG. 14, 1MUI.
WE hare now r n hand goods sellable for sold.ore, mannfa>
lured In Vtiwlnla. wblcu era purchased by Uir .enlor part
ner of the firm of A,ex Hill A Co. Also, we hare le .tore. Jut re
ceived, nood. suitable for eold’ers, parchaetd 1. Charleston, 8,
J.. waicn will he told low, according to quality.
ALEX. HILL 00,127 Main it.
P. 8.—Carpet Bage, V allocs, also on hand, purchased In
Ibarlestoa B. 0., by
eulh ___ A. H * 00,
OLD WHISK.*',—25 bids Hager's old Whlaxy, equal l*
anything in the market, for sale by
aulB I IJMOh D, DAVRNrORT A CXX
DO( .(1.11 IUBHG1, <7rNS.-l hare stiHa few Eng
lish double barrel Guns, of ny own lmpoetatlon, which 1 of
er at old petc-s. The remarks It, ona of tha dally papers of the
ul/r of this morning. In the Local Column, In reference to ac
cordons advance in warlike implement*, does not apply to me.
flaring In no Instance charged a furthlng'i advance.
0. J. HINTON,
ap24 Importer of Hardware, 71 Main it.
DOGGETT * AN IVERSON,
a KR roeelvlng for the FaU Trade, Carp-tings, Oil 01olhs,Ma
/K rnga, Curtain G,od., Oornieta and Bands, Wlnloe Shades
dapsr Hangings, Curled Hair and Most, for salt at low prloea —
Carpets, Ourlalni. Beds and Mattresses made to order ll short no
dee. Paper hanatng dene la the city or ooulry by superior work,
•era, _ __fwel—
jTjfaA CAKIk—As we have to pay cash for
nearly every thing now needed In the line of oar bu
.lncs*. we will, from this dale, decline ctntfnulcg accounts, ex
e.*pt with those persona who hare regularly ecttled their bill with
a, 1st of Janeary and July.
Accounts not paid let July just (eased cans, i be Increased.
__T. B. PRICK A 00.
IO THE FARMERS OE VIRGINIA
ratllK sspsrat on beiwecn Ihv Northern and Routh n Btatea her
X. irg doubtless hrro.ne permanent, you will,In a great measure,
be rgprett-d tc eupp'y the Booth wit i Hl’fTKR, a-id bar ng bren
eng ged eitruslrrl.r for many yeirs In IkatHoeof kuslneea, 1 take
die liberty of suggest ng Ibe prop-iely of beating your Butter well
b-fore packing It; and ala - or pulling up In tubs larger at ih top
than the bottom, and aeud in market aa aonn af er packlnk as yon
imastbly cam 1 wootd be pleiasd to rwe-lrc ll on consignment or
purchase It—allowing Hie highest market p ler, and, as 1 deal cx
tlnalveiy for oaxh, will urnlsh yon goods ai the lowest m rket prl
oes «r send the resh promt tlv, for whaterer n ay be eenl me. I
-mi confident that I can make It lo the Interest of both the farmer
u well a, mysc’f. 1 would be glal to receive any other country
produce; b t roy principal object Is to call year particular atten
rt -n lo Butte- making. Lameiipplle, have been sent beretofrre
to the Routh from the Nortb.whllst we can make an I famish It our
la fctahkNi In fhis d*y f< r ih•l%» thtrty-Aro yew*. All I tuk Is a
uls)-—reeling confident uf giving Bati«fa*tU»n.
•AMMON JON**. Agent,
Grocer and Commit Ion Merchant.
anS—die |G< r Main and 9th •(«., RlrhniorH. Va.
RAM IUT1Ui n TOBACCO.
1 / W k P toil Alias St Uanrhorue A Son'* tuperlor OHKWING
LUl/ TOBACCO, (f the fnllorlng brand*, from Lynrbbarg:
Do r all poqndi
Extra Snr GoM leaf, pound*
Jacob Rent * Hooey Dew, do
Ohery la d h»ir pound*
City T ede, pound*
Lone Star do
Oronoko do •
1,000 peer area other well known brand*
On coatlgouR.i, a d for aale by HUNT A JAMES,
Corner Virginia aad Cary afreet*.
a.14 Richmond, Va.
HARRIS’ JOCKr.Y-Ol.UB FMORINO TOBACOJ, to much
Bought Alter by amoVera, for aale by
,.14 W. PKTKESON A 00.. 1» Main Id ret*
FINK CARMNIHttE ova R«IimTS.-Bometh1ng
t tally nice, Ibr aale at 114 Main atreet.
RICHMOND NAPE BOWIE KNIVBS. at rtdoe
ed pric-a brill, Croaa-Gat, Hand, rannel aod Teoon Saw*,
of Richmond, manufacture. BrUlanola Tea and Table Spoona,
for eala by CLARKSON A CO ,
auk No, 104 Main Street _
SASH COHD.-W lb* Se*h Cord, for .ale by_
0. J. SUTTON,
an'S Sign of the Circular Saw, li Main atreet.
JAMES WOODHOU.Si A 00., purcheeed, Jaat praytoaa to tha
preaeat blockade, the Ianeet and beat atoak af
whlebthay have *T*r had In atore before, embracing, Poolacap,
Utter. Note, Demy and Bedlam paper*, of yartoaa qua I III ea, which
will b* cold at their aaual prlcaa, for caab, at to atifotly prompt
enrtomera, payable l*t July mailing
They hat* alac on hand a good atock af other Stationery, to*
tether with terry daacrlptloa of Blank Naoka aaaaDy kept for
•ale. By Ur
A A BBTA Portland STRTP
+U IS bbt* prime N. 0. MOLABBIS—la (tore aad for tale ky
W. W. WOO' DKUX5E,
a.IS Plltoootb ttraok
SCHOOL or THE SOLDI EE
i School of (ha Company, ,, ,
for Infantry and Rifle Drill
1 Taper Mr, meal n Alt
GUham'a Ilutrartloat for Meld Artillery; paper 60ctl; maidn
Ce’prr’a Ctealry Tectlea, Manuel for Oolt'a Rerolecr and Mau
n’a SkUmttW. Drill fer Mo.nUd Troop* ISo.
aato _1*1 Main Street.
CUBIT WINKS.—110 CASKS, IN STORN
and for aale by , imib
(ILDKN A MTTJ.Blj
„ Per of 14th end flare.
Wklaky bottle*, -J™
,,j W,P Sa, I Btthaac* BJoek,
r^BAKEK’S PBE,ni«SI BIT
TIM If eoooedcd to be the molt dcUeiost, whole,
tome, end rfeetoat lonlo In the World, nfe.1 by Mmoet every fam
ily In Viauiau, eoennn eole'y fer H lJ climate, and should be
fonod U the homo of every Boulbern Jamlly, M a core for all die
eases of the stomach and bowels Ther nsvev fall to make a rsa
racrotas of InirsKis, Netvoui ileadaohe. Ao. Wit' pain In the
stomach or bowels they giro Immediate relief, correctdmbrdered
livers; and In weak ar. 1 debilitated penene they win give vital
energy to *Se whole fys* era. They only need a trial to glee them
Csdtnce ever all other Btlter*. There bitters ear be bad of
ra. gray, PURCRl.L, LADD A CO., and by all prominent
DrugfUL. In the olty of Richmond, and etaewberc In Virginia and
No-lb Carolina. A1 ~),by C. STOTT A CO., Washmston OKy, D.
0.; CA.NBY GILPIN A 00., Batimore: 11. A. PAUNfcii'OCK A 00.,
Philadelphia, and HARMS A PARK, New York._
Orders ailed by addressing K. BAKER, Proprlrior,
feb. (I—dAo _Hlrlino i.l. Ts.
i^ToriiE ladies asd (.em
MEN Of THK CITY Of RICHMOND, STATE Of
VIRGINIA AND ALL OTHER STATESWe are now prepared
to raa refactor- La-11-s’, Gsntlomits', Misses', Boys’, OMHnar
and Serranu' BOOTS. SHOES end GAITERS, of every description.
We have almost as entire new set of workmen In onr employ
ment. that cannot be surpassed here or elsewhere.
AI.EX. HILL A 00.,
1ST Wain A, Richmond, Va.
Kjr* AO kinds of Boots and Shoos trade to order, u heretofore.
W- have on hand the beet materia!*, Imported direct,
apli__A. H. A 00,
»^S» KECO H U KCPPI.Y new
OPENING BY STEAMER TPIi DAT.
Black Silk Man live, newest styles and patterns.
Beeuilf jl Hortane .thaw!*,
nils Shawls, a rare article.
Her ant WStsMf Suits.
Eplrndl.l lierranes—a farther supply.
Moet I. Jautiftil Organdies—very cheap.
Trench Jacot-eU, In great variety very ehenp.
Mourning Goods It variety—am r.g which are very eheai
Bartwes, Gienadlnu Bareges, Chailles, Ac
ap?__BAM'L M. PRICE A f)Q.
DK i. W. UABI.K I4.-Di*i
rV-.-^ftb Bra.—I have fbreome months used tn my family Bern
plu's |ss:ly eele: rated It* In tip Pu VAdcrn, and lake pleas
ure In reooiomen.ttny them to alt LimlUee as the very best article
1 hate erer tried for making light, street, spongy bread. There Is
no eseese tor bad bread when *-iiipl<-’w Powtlppn are used.
Helps.- .Vly, J. Riocaac Uwau.sw.
Pel-rsbnrg.dnl Va., y agth, ISVl._ fe»—tf
TO IS EAIIK OF DEPABT
8/0 MINTS AND AbEIbTAHTB.- I would be* t- Inslle the
attestion of the Heads of Departments of therariuus brsnehesef
the Gore-urn. ut of the Confederal' Btalee, now In Richmond, to
ray la-ge and ert. nelvi- slock of Books, Ih per, Station
ery, Kuvelo|ie», Mlanit Hooks, Ac., which I trill
tarnlsit them at fair prices.
liaving attached to m; establishment an extenelv.* BookBIndc
ry, we are p. epartd to execute Binding, and the manufacture of
Blank Boots, of every description, m the beet manner, and at thi
lowest price*. A MORRIS,
Publisher and Bookseller.
JeB (T Main street, Richmond, Va.
ATHINK A FICUE'EN are ope
apa ur ^ lug, this morning, more of those
Linen Setts (Collar* and sleeves) at IS cts
Beautiful Proohe Barege Anglais, very cheap
Elegant Printed Or gar,.Use
Black Barege Hemacne
BrliUaut Lustered Heavy Black Bilks, very low
New rtyie Block and Colo. Parasols, with many othsr
new Spring goo.lt by every arrival.
n. n.--tucr. cues, oart-gee, u nanus, narojr uu ro'-.in n.coo»,
Ac., left from our recent Auction, will be fold ca cur Hecoud doer,
at a great sacrifice.
ayg_WATrOlfB A FICKLIN.
8-4 White Musqulto Netting
do Flu* do do
do Klee do do
do Duff do do
Jett _WATKINA A FTCKllN.
BB^MBTPI IMVSUIKKt KiI.L.K, for tbi
positive a:. I speedy cure of Fommer Complaint, Clio 1 era Nor
bus, Cholera Infant am, and all other dlseaae. theeurmaeb aud
dowel*. A few does* will effect a \ r'uaneut cure. For sale by
W. PETERflOW A 00 , Druggsts,
100 Groae Military Fa tons
lUO dj small M'U.ary Dut'oos
800 do lilack and Drab l atent Thread
fxtruScper 64 Va. Cl.riht *
Mill *r’s :t 4 Gray Oaat'mercfl
Drli'sles Done l»u.Urns
4 4 Super tVrr.le Tail »*d Flanne'l
8-4 7-8 ard 4 4 Fro. t heelings
10 4 and 114 Bleached do
Good Itock o! fall Dreaa Gocds, for sale by
WATRiNS A FTOKLFN,
»e0_ 100 Main btreft.
jr^s JUST KK€Em;D, A superior lot
of MILITARY BUCK GAUNTLET!.
»uli W4TKIN8 A VIOKMCN.
%E NOTICE.—OwiDR 10 the
Impossibility of procuring supplies, except for oaah,
mjraaiew hereaflar will be for cash only, excepting only those
whose accounts have been heretofore promptly paid In the contht
of January and July. JNO. 0 FACE, JR.,
ny'3 No. W Main FtrcaC
A AT lRKADt: A BA K EK’H DltlU STOKF,
lSGMaln street, ocmer abuse I'oat Office,
Mracg-ri and others will find a fine assortment of Lubln's and
v the fine Soaps; Fora kdei, Pcrfmn ry ami Coemetlque. Als*, a
large a*c:>fCi»et.t of the beat Port Moca!* aud Purses, Ct-mw,
Brushte, Cl. *.r Matches, aui all the popular Patent Medldr.es, at
the lovrst price* for cash. Jel8
RClflf.—1«« bhls J. Trull A Oo *i N. K. Rum, for sals by
JrVfi_ALFEY A LlFftOOMB.
tlliN NIIOT WOLNOL—Turf Oil Is the most speed;
I henl'og puparatlon /or gan-ahot wounds In the world. Man
afactnred only by DOVK A 00., Drugjrlsm,
my!8 Richmond, va.
TIIufvEYV STYLECAUB* BEDSTEAD
HAVING mxde traportxnt lopreveeientx In thl< Bod, I rhell
hive x supply r. edy In the exr’y part of next week. 1 in
vHo .11 Inlere.lcl to cxli ud eixmla. for themselves, xx I hxv.
one caiipleted for exhibition.
Tkelinprovsraent contlsti la t vertical hlsge wUch entirely die
prniM with the c>:ntn It jn.
All who hxve cxxalne.1 it my It Is the simplest XX d best Bed fet
CAinp pirpoxes thxt cxn be mxda.
Those win pur<!hx*.d bef.'. elide Improvement t» mods, exe
hxv? the hinge xttxched, by retarolng them to wiy store, wUh.nl
P. B.—I hxv. Applied fbr « potent for the xkove.
I hove xlxo Wow Chests end Coop Ixble.', new style.
ny*l ___B. tl. HO'Vv, oexornor Street
l)IBTOU ABD.HUWiS KNIVES, for sets by
l OI.ARttHON, ANDEA80N A 0J„
•IV »« 1M U.l.
MILITARY CLOTHING MADE TO OKDER.
lift trv now ir.xnofX’tarinx, xlul will n«-w*<i—• xeswU.' th.
V V following uooaa, tor suntary purpoa ....
Rod and BlnnFluiuol Sh'.rta,
Hoary Colored Jeati, d-.,
Tweed OaaMraere rat'.yue dark eta tnJ thlrto,
llaary French Linen Fatigue Jacket! and Bhlrta,
RENT, PAINE A 00 ,
Bald1W- and k«B Main SI
8 Pill IT* TtiRFEXIITIVE Bad Lubricating
Oil, Ju«t reeelrad and for aalr by 1. P. DUVAL,
fad _Main Wr»-C
MILL NTON BN.-We have for aalr, a pair Frenrli Iturr
MillBtouea, 4 (eel, and a pair Ktnpus MU -atone, 2 > Inches.
CLARKSON A CO.,
ae4 No. HH» Halo afreet.
600 pet, heavy Oottonade Pants
800 do Red (JaaelBere Paula, l-ftfable for Artillery 0cm
ICO pea. heavy Grey Tweed PnnU.
NOAH WALKER .1 00.,
Jfdfi Corner of Main and 14th, or Pearl Street.
rSk CHEAP INN*!RAICK—Herring*!
V*hK Patent Fire Proof Safre Ineore much more for iht
ooei than Insuraneu Policies, and lul many yean. Hiulneta men
cannot afford to bo without them. We have a good aaarrfmtnl lc
More. KNOWLES A W ALFORD,
. an 130 Main street
1111K VOLCNTEEttl1MANUAL ANA) DRILL
. BOOK. 1 voL, 18 me 312 pp. Price 11.10.
jAOompl'eJ from the latest authorities, FOR THt GBI OF VOL
UNTIKEHand MUilTIA of the Oonfedsrsle Slates, by Ueotonaat
Col. In. H. Richardson. graduate, and formerly Awlatant In
structor of Tactics Virginia Military Institute.
Tbla raluaMe book Is ■ liberal abridgement of "Hardee’s Tae
tlna," Including Iht School for tho Batullool and lnatrucdoua for
Tbo 'Balance Step” and Manual of Arms for the Voakct, be
ing Introduced from 'Gllhaa's Manual;" aim, the forv-i of Pa
rude far trviewu, Inspection, Dree, Pant-lea, Guurda Mounting
Duties of Guards, Duties of Capialui In O.mp and Ouirlauna,
Marches, Oampa, Ac., Ac., together with Soldiers' Ration* and
the mode of cooking thorn, and a fow Important saallary turf u
tlnna A. MORRIS,
Jj28 Publisher A Bookseller.
SALT* HALT.—1,000 tacks Bolt, tor tala by
A. T. STORKS A 00.,
maid _Per fifth and Oary Ate.,
fpWrHBRU.HE.^ aver, atyt. - JJ-MT “
VRROVP RELIABLE MEDICINE.—The
great Purifier of tbo Blood tad Rogenerator of the whole
bamon tyutem, for oulo by PETERSON A 00.,
VINEGAR.—100 hbla pure elder Viaegar, from fb too on flee
of lurry and kale of Wight
TS bhla. Superfine Flour
In its re and tor gait by W. H. PLIASANT3,
jygT ’1th atreet.
RIO COFFEE.—Bag* print Rio Coffee, both while and
,10?*” _A. T, MOKES A 00.
ftlDBH VINEGAR.—WUmn*e genulno Older Vinegar
V/ Bade In Bn. ty oounty, In itore and forilalaby .__ __
SELDEN A MILLER.
ju flg eorotr 14th and Quay ■ treats.
8r.*5,*"*“ia^'».vnire«T . 00.
r^CAinF ASHLAND, VA.,
Hk_i2. JULY t, 1(61.
We, t .* undertime d, member, of the Pegr'co light Da.ooa,
d* hut .by cattily that, after heir* ,U tinned Id cusp f r three or
foureerk. became unwell from . aporore and change of water,
with afke.'oo of the bowel,, headache, pama, A ., for several
days b- Ink una le el all tint's to peel .rm duty. Weommencod the
use of Halier's Fnmsluna Hllt ra, wilch loon nUryad
our complalnta; and I*, give, u, pb-aeure here to aay. not one of
tu hu been on the link Hat alr.re We alas concur la the bellaf
It would be one of the mce. valuable medicine! that coaid be
furnished to the exposed soldiers ui the Confederate Army.
Z. 8. McORUDIR, Oapt.,
J M GUNN, Lieut.,
. J. D. VALUI1AN, do,
J R BKLG jKR, do,
BS more membarw concurring In the ehova eei titca'e.
To Ca;>t F. M itaa, Proprle.or, Rich d, Va._aud*
TOOlik ri(ll \DS—Many of cur
wi ait- Olerka being In the Military service our fnendi will
greatly oblige us If they will call at our office Immediately and
•title 'heir accounts, without further applies! Ion.
Jr 10___wATKIIfS A fICKLK*.
ObV.lL A NOB"* OY’tt “HOK8K TUNIC, FOB
IprovIst: the Condition of Horace a no
Males, giving them an appetite aad Believing t tin of Puts
and ton rn«, uldi bound. Mur,e'.l and Distemper, and all D'scases
to which a hoise la rulject Internally Ihia *'lfo*ae Tt-nU’’givti
Uicu an appetite and glossy coat of nslr. anil can be left off after
ihorutnsl is unproved, wltboul hit fa'llrg back to hi* firat poor
inu-MUou. It has been used esters rely sloce 111 introducllna,
about four years ago, In this city and a I pans of the Ptale of Mr
rials, north Car dins, Mew < ork, aad Jn almost - very quailsr er
the iinir-1 aud the demand la steadily Increasing.
The IInrsc Tonic bsa glrcn universal a*U»faction as far aa the
subscriber has Iren able to ascctleln ltcai.be obtakedr.f the
1 dud; al ilrqgxls's In U U State snd of JAM. P. DUVAL, Drug
gist. Mo e Proprietor and llauulsc lurcr._seY-l
MATCH KM.—5- truss Matchaa, a superior article, for sale
by W PETERSON A DO. Druggists._»sS8
A LLIil.lUM WATKK.-Fresh from th# Mpring, u.1
A to hand. «nd for sale by W. PKTMtkON A 00 , Druggl la,
154 Main Mtrecc. _____ •«•**
€ VAN I ILK lOAF.-hl Oases Oast le Mucp, for sale, to ar
/ rive, by W. PBTAR80N A tld., Druggists._It21
ALLNF-'tlB.—'-U Pagi Al'aptc-, Juit to hand, and for sals
oy W PKTfRoON *00, Drugglata._i'2d
tjriLlim DANURLIDV HOFFRK.-TMila ade
lie I is beverage, and a torsrc'gn remedy for Lyapepsls,
Billon, :.ff«ciion«. al dlaetfes ol the 1,'ver, and Irritable condition
of the tU-maeh and bowels for aa o by W. PETERSON A 00.,
Druggists, 108 Main atrrot. B.24
INDlifO. IN DIOO.—A supply uf superior Indigo, n win
store aud fur fa r by W. PEfEKvON A CJ , 1M Mala street,
OLD WINLS» AND 1.101001.
WE b ve on band a choice aaaonment cf the finest old Wine,
and Liquors Imported Into this country, which w< will sell
al oar uniform old prices, just as we bare always sold them pre
vlous tu the war. Pa ilea who desire to supply theuselveo with
choice g- oils can do so, la quantities to suit their want,
SthDEN A MI! LER,
and Corner 14th and Oery Street*.
UrKNTKBN VI KM' IA SALT.—lib) Macki Prime
TY Virginia Silt, on consignment, by A. Y. BtOKRi A 00., cor
nor IJJt apd Oary Uriels rr-d
a R. TAYLOR, J. H BAPTIST
PRINII9U AND IVB'TINU 191 ESTABLISHMENT,
Clay, between 3Ttli and S8th Sta.,
1. in* ard Writing Ink Manufacturers, take pleasure In as
■ounolng t> Ihs g uthernPeblH that their Ink Factory Is now In
lut'mti'ul 0, era Jon. for the manufacture of trtrt d.ecr.p'.Ua ol
I'rlittl.iu and IViIlIue INKS,; which they are prepar
ed to to tarnish on rstsooab.e Unas.
Of eetry dear.Iptioc, always on hand. Writing Inks of nil col
ors In me .
tar *11 orders proaptly stlen ed to.
TS\rru, TATLOR A BAPTHT,
•wdS—lm P. 0. Box 98#, Richmond, Vs.
SO t V.—6,0)9 lbs. BAL bODA, for sale by
' DOVK A CO.,
set ___ Drngglsta.
IOdlDK POTASSIIBI.—ISO lba.lndi.lo Potassium, for
saeiy DoiVK A 00,
WILLIAM F. OWENS.
' 8PRINO 900D8
N EW STYLES AN D LATEST
IM POHT ATIOB 8.
Together with x fteah assortment Half Uooe, White Preach lin
en njk.'s, OIctcs, and Underwear of ercry description.
pfPhirt* made to or der by measurement and lit (OAranteod.
New Kyles french Bosoms just opened.
iuM4 W. P. OWWWg. Baltimore.
IjTtTE VlHVtMA tPPlK BKANDV.—*8 bbls
Pure Virginia s pple Brandy, three yearn old, In (tore and for
„.7 ALVK7 4 LIP900XB.
Km. - 80 tibIt i. TruM A Co.’i pure N. K-Tum, high proof,
fur sale by
„7_'_ALVKY A LIP8C0MB
klOLBIYUS WINTKIl CLOTHING.
55 Sunt Oterojts for Trieste*
‘.’I, i do do ol.i-rrs
“■■oil prt LrAwers, Trill and Canton Flannel
HUM Caeeimere, and ether klnr s of Cvetahlrls
kutl Water Proof Ov-rrcua s muds of Knatneled Cloth
ltvt Oil Cloth Hl.nketa,
And Tirinnt other articles sul tble for military purposes, for
aale at fair pr.ces, for cash only. WM. 1 si A BMIT1I,
,-!l _114 Ma n Htreet.
1’ |AlV.—i grosa 4 and S ca. glam Jars
> SO do 1 oa calom I bottles. For sale by
k4 DOVK A CO., Druggists.
LUPUUTA8T TO OPFICE&S AKD SOllUKHS.
.T, S. ROBERTSON,
oo is is oorxaxoa aid rxuaiun iTsirra,
' RICHMOND, YA.,
T/- EPPS constantly on hand, a largo and rarted assortment al
rAMlLY UR0CKR1KS and Jins LIQUORS and CIOARS,
Imported exprcaaly for thla market,
su. Ik. t,..t oi l K*. WHISKY and Anbls and Poach BRAN
|)V. distilled In the mcuotalns of this State.
All Liquors sod U merries sold by t.la Are warranted pore and
got.d, or no sale.
P. Partlyular attention paid to patting a? and shipping
goods for officers and soldiers stationed at and away rrom Rich.
^OOMMIWION BUWNWS.-W1II make liberal adrances CD To
bacco, Wheat, Hour, Corn and other minor products of Ihe conn
try, such aa Bacon, Lard, Poultry, (gga. Rutter, Dried fruit*,
Leather, tides, Potatoes, Ream, Peas, Ac., Ac
_QUICK SALES A UP ntnUVT RETURNS J»18
. ,ti i TON YAilNg -We are authorised to contrsrt for
^ Twenty Thoneuad Pounds, Nos. IT to 10, or srpetlor C01TIN
VARNA. Thine Yarns -erre matufaetnred for the l'hlladtlpMa
msrket. and.re of s.perlor quality. KxHT ^ t ^
s,,iani*ssw.—•« OS Purs Dontrstle Mustari; Ponienrsosle
and fig Tobacco; 30 Chfia Pouchong Black lea; 10.1 bills
K.tra Hour (Mason A l«-»le’)l 101 s Klee; 10 qr. Catk Port Nine;
’ii Eighth casts fetneh Brandy; Wm. Wallace's Pure Mountain
law N I,laky, our own Whisky, „r sal, by y ^
10.' mm* doablwmedltun printing
iin do flAie*p
•aU do icrd:um
SO do dewy
10) do plain letter. For tale by
m4 H_A. MORRIS.01 Main ■*._
-| £\ HHDft BACON 8ID!».
H/ 10 do do Rhouideis,
In dorr and for tala by apt A. T. WTOaM k OQ»
7lBK!t* Ut AMO.-M Was Reosa’tdUAWU far sals low W
*\ nlaoa ^ • Y. *TOKIwi a OO
HOH*, HOP*. l(o|», llupa. Hops. Hop*.—A
supply of (rash Hops, just receded and for sale be
A. A. F. DAHNfc l,
Wh-tletale (ti l Retail,
gtj| Corner of ltro*d and 7th ttree'a
VEW FAMILY FLOCK.—Choirs quaUly new fatally
••A—lSt’ *°r'*** b* DUNLOP, M0MCUR1 A CO.
IUU1MA HOVIE KNIVES.—W. offer for sale a
quantity of this formidable weapon, strictly of bows mans
8MTTH. RHOMB A OO.
fiTst'K PEPPRKi-lf bsgs, for sals by
B stT DOVE A OO , Druggists.
JAMAICA HCM.-Jawalea Rum, li’gh prsof, six years
Ji. Imported for .ale by DAVrNPORT A 00
Rick. RIC**.— 50 lea. prim# New lice, on consignment, by
A y! ATOUB a 00. »«><
min_jwwxisl batring restored- his shop next door to the
TmuMSI MOTEL, Rbockoe Blip, tegs I saw to Inform
ii i uwi i m wad We Public generally, that ht Is now sl»u
atwd nun want all work (which he msy ba Ibrorad with) lx
liTswt - ' -wanner,and at the ihorteit now Ibis notlca If
,a* wTwa w mm we Tnbacco.Plenr,Brain bags.Sfachlncry.or any
aUirt rrTtwm m mat manufacture, tend In yonr order*, and we
WU1 M(jib»wnh you on th* roott reatonable terms, and gmarta*
*AltrJTwTm fcSliijrBrstft os. Key Checks, Brass LstWru,
* A. E. U RAH AM, Brand Cottar,
RW f LOCH.-1N bblansw flour just W hand tor sal*
In quantities to suit. HUNT A J A MO,
Jfll ' Oorner Ta and Cary street*.
noiTAN ©MWABI'RO—IN Bales Hoary Osnabwg. aa
ll sxeellbnt subiOtuts for Ba IngOolton, for sal* by
_-_fPMOND, DAVENPORT A 00.
iriBCnU AFFU BUAWDY.-4* bbbpwflh
V H^tnl. App’s Irabdy, far Ml* b» ALTYT A UPMOMB.
THE RICHMOND WHIG
A ILEA FOR TOE SOLDIER.
To Mu. Jxsr Dam, Mu. L. T. Wiomll, ixo Mu
T. K. Want:
Were the war, In which on* country is tow so fiercely
engaged, oue of glory or of conquest timply ; where the
blaxj and brightnrai of .gold and silver tinsel flashed
merely to attract the eye, and where men In oombat meat,
only to display a skill made chiralrous by the rule* of
fashion; yon might be permitted to repose iu that privacy
which so befits your sex and which is so delightful to an
But the case is cot so. A powerful nation—one cele
brated for the grandiur of Its pretensions, morally, phjs
icully and socially, in its relations with tbe communities
of Christendom, is now struggling in the throes of t
mighty convulsion; and which, as it reels and trembler
by tbo violence of its own long pent up fires, is cantaxg
tbe remoter Powers of earth to shake and shulder for
the oous: quences which the future can alone unfold.
While a prospect so momrntoos is brought to oar view,
while ciusrquencos so stupendous are submitted for our
contemplation, appealing to nj all for such tamest cot
■Ucratiou, I do uot forger, lidies, that with uethe court,
i he camp, the pnlpit and the forum have hitherto been
forbid ien p'acra to that clsss of s iciety to which you be
long, and that yenr capacities hare by conventional usa-e
been assigned to an humbler sphere. But I do not fail
to rear* ruber, that, in the history Of people precedirg ns,
iu limes cf extraordinary political and revolution*'v
crises, women have aj ptared upon tbe stage of re ion
who have proven ihen.a<lres equal to ll e occasions that
surrounded them, and I u70 left names Interwoven with
tVi eveuloof their lion-a. Nay, men so deeply skilled in
tie intrcate worktops of d'plunacy acd matters of po.
lilscrl legerdemain as a Talleyrand or a Riche i :u—mlndi
con prehersive and cncon puaing as that of Napoleon
have not bcsha’.rd to call them Into counsel, and to pay
tribute to their talents and captc'.ies. The era of Eng
lish history a few cento: ioa back is replete with tbe fsme
of great women, who have left shining names behind
them to teach mankind that, though kings have left mou
uusects of wisdom (and of folly) fa their wake, mingled
among them we may now and then behold an alabaster
dome erected to the virtue, greatness and glory < f queens,
who were not so by heritage. The names of a Madame
R‘. lurd or a Neckcr, or De 8tael, or Charlotte L'orday,
end many others in Europe, will readily be brought to
ycur minds, in ibis connection, while the pages of our
own revolutionary history are not altogether vcid of to
table achievements p»rtormed by ycur sex.
These con.-ideratlone, ladies, added to the fact, that 1
had in the public piiuts your name# connected with vol
uutccrs from my owu State, on the inicreeiing occasion
of their depulure from Richmond to the theatre of war—
aditd to the f. c‘. that tto I’.e-ideot of cur youthful but
beloved Cobfi d racy, burdened with the cares of cflL-e,
and annoyed at all limes by exactions upon hia patience, I
to fay nothing of physic d rflictiors and fatigues—has
seemed to jusii'y mo in addressing a few obseivuiouv,
crude though they may be, and taking this method of
making then) public, upon matters touching the welfare
of the Confederacy; with tbs hope that your names will
at least cell attention to them, and that if thought of mo
ment, your intljcnoA, and that of all Southern women
who have an irtlucnce at our “SatesRigbta Court,’>
may be exerted to tho reform of such abuses aa are re
fer! ed to, If indeed they exist.
From a high pleer in one great Government, the pre
sent Executive of the Coufderate Slates has been called
to preside over the destinies of another, and a new sue.
1 stop not now to enlarge upon, or to allude even to the
esuses fuperiudueiug th's change. It is so. and where
on,yesterday he could stand in tbo Capitol of the United
Siatee—and I; oking upon ti e nicha once filled by Wash
ington, ra'so Ms voice trumpet toogued for Freedom and
Equality—he dare not now gc, but H proclaimed a Jitbel,
and threatened with atrailoi’s doom.
We, however, recognise in tills anathematised rebel
and traitor our “Executive and civil Ruler.” He has
been pi iced where he La iu sympathy with the Inst lues
and d urea of the petp'.e, who will kerp him there unii1
tbo tale of his country Hhsll be written. He has given
to hi < adherents and to the world proofs of his capacity
and flttCfB chaliengirg universal admiralifa. No body
finds fault; his nraiscs are upon every tongue; his ene
mies, bitter, fieic', vindictive, disbon’st as they are, do
not gsinssy the ability with which they have to oontend
in his person.
Bui his Army ! Never has merit! man reviswed roeh
an army of troops as he can look npoe, when the morn
ing Sun causes the hill tops to blush. Xerxes, nor Oyroe
Uinn.bii, ror Wclpio, i.a?*4r, norrcrcpey, Nep^oon, tor !
Wellington, with a:l their srrriod phslurxi of free-born I
ulOn and i Itves.cOtili no'; nor dors the history of armirs
fitrtlvh any thing like a parallel to the frrcee of this
Confederacy compared in tbe eoeb of moral and Inte
I apeak rot in the Itngnage of hyperbole: an exam!
nation will substantiate tbo estertion witLont pursuing
the idea further. Oar men are brave; they are virlu
cue; they are patriotic; they are invincible. They
hare entered the service, and crone in'o the rnnke, from
pi ces proud as auy fcudil linon ever boasted : opulent
and proud fathers aud sous of tin Reputl c—who could
staid upon a tnouud by *he “ Father of waters,” and
looking over po-seasons which the eye cannot span, say,
“ I Bra monarch of all I survey," whoso fatted cattle ,
Heck tho thousand bills, aud whose boudsmen dot ;
the distant fields, yon find aa privates in tbe ranks. Toe 1
Intellect and talent of tho country, the Bonob and Btr,
tin Church and College, the laboratory and the Pros*,
are here represented. Scorning offioe or place, seeking
no reward, careless of loesra, mindful of obligation* to
loved one* around the domestic hearth.it la true —bn
stifling tho calls of affection and lova in a sterner feeling
and more heroic sentiment—you find them in the ranks,
wiling to dn for Jtferton Davie and lb* South.
Snob is the picture before us; where will you find its
But, beautiful a* all this appeirs, let us proceed fur
ther A struotu-e, however, symmetrical aod polished it
may seem, however adorned and garnished without, is
no! perfect unless there be harmony and Judicioo* me
chanism in all it« parts; un!e» its timbera from vault to
dome are sonud; unleae Ita foundation pill tea are fitted
firmly and supportiogiy together.
Are there no flaw* in our edifine? Are I1 ere no weak
column*? No apartment* left uefiniahed? No chant*
bore filled with rubbish left neglected to offend both
,i*bt and amvil, and by aid by to spread malaria and
disease throughout the household ?
I fear me muob, if itqoest be made, (hat it will be
found, there are in oertaiu department* of tbe Govern
ment much that Is unclean, much that is e’.rrnpt, much
deserving cf cecsur:, much to be feared. I have alluded
to the Executive branch of tbe Government and to the
soldiery. I most also add that the Congress of tbe Na
tion, aud the Jucioiary, have fully met the expectations
of the peop’e. Oar Judge* are honset, end imbued with
a spirit suited to tbe time*. Our Representative* are In
spired with a patriotic aod unselfish seal, aud have set
to work earneedy in laying the structure of our poU in]
fabric up an principles o! justice tad wiee political
But does this same purity of purpose, loyajty and
seal, for the com* of which wo have aptkoa, exist in
the “ yoirle: m isler" and “ Subsistence” Departments < f
lbs Any ? Are those wbo ere ergtged in ibe duties cf
trsnsporiicg your troop*, of buying tad manufacturing
your supplies, clothing, feeding and paying your nullu
soldier*—are they too governed by (be same high sense
of duty to couniry which it has been my pleasure to
commend » I fear not; indeed, in many casrs I assert
positively that they are not.
While bavlcg groat veneration for tbe Prese, I do not
take it for granted that every tblug I see in the pepers
‘a literally true, bnt its character needs no vindication at
my handa. You find accounts almta: every morning, or
allutione made at least, to the ravegee of tbe " Army
Worm” Tbeee innendoes are irjunoua. If the stati
ments made are not true, tboee who pabiiah them, al
though they may oonoeal names, ere guilty of a Ubel on
ths Government, and should be punished. If they ers
true, theu ought.inquiry to be made, and those who are
defrauding the Ooverument to be brought to justice.
I have ssen it stated that tbe Government had to pay
for the transportation of stores, munitions of war, l.\,
to Pensacola, ou the advance of our army thither, as
/night, ninth/ ptr tint, oo the value of the goods so
transported; and I am informed that many similar casts
can be named in which tbe Government bee been thus
swindled. I see it stated that the diffsrent bureaus are
teeieged by e horde of cormorants disconnect'd with tbo
service, who, as soon at it is known that certain trtklra
are in demand for the use of the Government, monrp>
lizs tbo market and then make the Government pay
double or treble price. This is singular, if true; for it
would ssem to me that tlioce who are in the aervice of
tbe Government, possessed of its secrete, and bicked by
its favor and patronage, would have decidedly tbe advan
tage of ell outside’* in any matter of speculation; and
that if they were zealous in behalf of the Government,
as if doing business for themselves, no such treneactioie
would be chronicled.
Connivance on ths part of cffij’al* ha* been hinted.
Those wbo connive at crime are as I;gaily gnilly as the
principal, and, morally considered, are more infamous,
for they shield their cowardice beneath the spaciousness
of an official rebs, while their confederate* take all the
risk of detection. I do not in on any of the things I
have mentioned to exist; 1 merely give yon matUie
of public conversation, newspaper cummeut, and camp
gossip. My opportunities do not afford me tbe means of
knowing very extensively tbe operation* going oo,
which is s source of regret, for if pmseeaed of facte it
would bs a labor of love with me to expose them. But
one instance oi rawtiuj uu Iiueu uuuli my vuamt*
Yon may Lave seen an account of tbe arrival in Rich
mond of two regiments of Texans, and of tbeir seven
march of one hundred and forty-live miles through the
alligator swampi of Louisiana. Toe Commanding Oene
ral of the Texas division entered into contract with ooo
J. T. Ward to tramport these troo(s from the Sabina
liver to New Ibetia, over laid. At what price I do cot
know, nor do I know whe her bond was given by the
said Ward for the performance of his contract; but as
to the manner in which it wav performed, I, in common
with (ha whole command, unfortunately do kuow too
well. Tbe two regiments wore divided into detach,
meets of five companies each, having Texas at inter
vals of two and three days, for the accommodation of
the contractor. The orders from headquarters weiu
peremptory that we should be hastened to Richmond
with all despatch. Arriving on the LouMana border
the first detachment found »mn wagons there, famish
ed by Ward, to convey (be troops and their subsist
ence, clothing for six months, (they bad not been fur
nished with knapsacks,) hospital stores, company bag
gie, and sick. Tbe constquecce wat that they were
compelled to abandon Urge quantities cf valiub's equip
ment* furnished them by tbo people of Texas, and leav
ing their sick behind, to start upon tbeir march. They
h-.d to resort to tbe bard and tuple*.*ant duty of
tm/irssrm'nf to get wagons for their sick. Tbiir teams
giving out daily (he further they penetrated the inhoeplt
all) country, as a matter cf necessity they bad to be
si pptied, however severe the hardship to the poor settler
who chanced to have a yoko of cattle or a wagon.—
Impressment was our dtrnier resort, ard was justified by
our condition, but it fell pirtfculstly herd upon the *
loyal citixaus of that pm of Louisiana who arc mostlv . .
poor people, engaged in the lumber and stuck raising
businrsa, and who were illy prepared fo rentier ns any fa
vor, however wiling they might have been. Msnr of
them will doubtless present accounts to our (lorrtnmect
for liquidation, whereas It is presumed that the mag
nanimous and pitiloilc contractor aforesaid has long
sine* received hi* money in the *hxpe or good Coe 1.1
crate b ends for eervieei never performed. Bat tbeee gx'
lent Texan* pressed forward, discouraged it Is tine, but
uDComplainiDg, and are now kere. T ie other detar!',
meets, when t) ey came along, fonnd no transportation
whatever, snd had to *> nd back to Texa« fcr the means
of convsyaocs, to contiuue s j>uroey made nndsr tie
order* of the President him/elf and supposed to be under
tbs auspices ol men true to hi* cause.
I bare learned that If r. Ward has eirce been rewarded
with a commission as Lieutenant Colonel of oue of the
Tiiaa regiments engaged in the Coast defence.
1 have thus directed attention toontiin scorces of
evil which it h be i’vid exist to a Urger eifut than k
dreamed of goaerally. If tU*e evils are permitted to
grow, tbeir poison jus and baneful inrirencea will extend
and be felt throughout o/ery deja-imeut of the Govern
ment—and be tsauel, Lid es. that th« aoidwrs who aro
now maintaining that Gorerumml ate oot t »o bind and
infatuated creiturcr, tow it d lic it or illiierats, to know,
and to apprreiul* the powcw absve them. I hive cot
writtea to make an repots ol asy paiticular character cr
circumstance a, fcr ths roistn already rated—that I am
ao‘. in a (itua'dou tu be possee el of the xetsemiy infor.
matloo, although it may abound in the Capita! of the Nr*
lion. Perhaps I have txaa crjumlocut'our; peihapa I
intended to he to—no matter, the point for which I Lave
written !i p*ri:aUy gained Ibaxadreiral through tie
prestige of your name*, which rre connected with high
and i: Uuenii-1 pewen in tbs Go»en mint, (and which I
sinoerily trurt have been ured without Odense) to draw
pablio attention, and eepatiiliy ihxt of the Executive, to
t iese matters: and I do so b setose, I am wedded, soul,
body, and fortune, to thli Revolution. It Must asreesd,
or you, and I, and all of us, go down in one ignominious
grave together. This is no war of p st me; it is no oc
casion to lit in ooey rarlort and add up, at wa alp our
pnnch in tbs fragranoa of richly •canted Hxbanas, the
profits of the day, mads ia ao bon ret (I) way iff of oar
Government. Our all U at •***. Tha people know It,
aad have responded to the ttsro dro iny wtlih they era
dtlfj to meat—and those who aro among us but not “of
us” malt knott it too. Thii :s co war cf speculation —
n to a wsr sf patriotism, snd duty—and strange though
it may sound to the ear of one who has never dona
aught bat fieger bills of <x:bange a d stndy the itampt
that giro a value to ooituge— toy mwit prutliet the
rants spirit of patriot toss if they do not feel is Impulse a.
U is said that tbs «floes attach'd to ths aeviia! bo*
roans arc, in many caraa, fllloi by striplingi, wjo era a'•
tarty incompetent, and wboas only etolch to flvor U s in
s remote connexion with a lad / of a:ma Lomorabls gra
tis man having a seat la ths Bts'o L -gbtolwro- That, in
oth*r caaas, they era filled by thoss who occopird dial
Ur pliers in the o’d G rvi rnmeut • a# ently tong to he*
cone proficient In all the quirk i xad Iraki then snd low^
■ vogot in that Gsvwam at, and to ha mart** of
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