Florida union
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Title: Florida union
Uniform Title: Florida union (Jacksonville, Fla. Weekly)
Alternate Title: Weekly union
Physical Description: v. : ill. (chiefly advertisements) ; 13-63 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: W.C. Morrill & J.K. Stickney
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 18, 1865
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1864.
General Note: Publisher: Edward M. Cheney, <1868>.
General Note: Democratic. Cf. Rowell, 1882.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 6 (Sept. 24, 1864).
General Note: Supplements accompany some numbers.
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038457
oclc - 02707184
notis - AKM6247
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System ID: UF00053711:00003
 Related Items
Related Items: Florida union (Jacksonville, Fla. : Semiweekly)
Related Items: Jacksonville tri-weekly union
Succeeded by: Weekly Florida union

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THE FLORIDA UNIONIS FROM THE SOUTHWEST. RAILROAD ACCIDENTS. county. The engine. was disconnected from u :

PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING BY the train, and the pusher shoved the train up .

W. C. MORRILL & 1. K. STICKHEY. Accident on the Hudson River Railroad against' the front engine, knocking the brake-

TERMS -Five Cars Smashed. man across the track, and smashing his left rf

Two Dollars per Annum Advance, Prices' Forces on the [From the N. Y.Herald, Feb. 1.] leg to such a degree that amputation became

No Subscriptions taken for less than Three months. Upper Red River. An accident occurred on the Hudson River necessary. The great toe of the right foot

Single copies five cents. Railroad yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon.The had also to be amputated. A young man
ADVERTISEMENTS Twenty-five cents per line each named Henderson was slightly injured by
four P. M. train from Albany, for this
insertion. the same accident, but he is able to move
Advertisements not specifying time will be markedt city, ran off the track two miles above Ham- around. One freight car was badly smashed-
f till forbidden and charged accordingly.Book THEY ARE IN A STARVING .
( ) burg, owing to the breaking of an axle of one -

Job and Card Printing office. of every variety neatly CONDITION. of the cars. Five cars were smashed; but j WAR IN NORTH CAROLINA. t
executed at the UNION
only one person-a brakeman, named Simmons .
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Communication between Virginia and ,
DEAD! -was dangerously injured. the South cut-Attempts to hold a Con.
DEAD-dead-no matter, the skies are blue, D
In their fathomless depths above, Capture of a Band of Guerillas: Another Railroads Catastrophe. vention to Union at Raleigh Prisoners.-Increased Barbarity .

And the glad Earth's robes are as bright in hue, CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 1865. [Special Correspondence N. Y. Herald.]

And worn with as regal a grace, and true, A passenger train on the Galena Railroad NEWBERN: N. C., Jan. 26, 1805. .

As they were on the day they were woven new when near Cherry Valley Station last night, Intelligence from within the rebel lines

By the hand of Infinite Love. STEAMBOATS ON THE MISSISSIPPI was precipitated down a fifty foot embank- represent the utmost consternation prevail-

Hush !hush !-there is music out in the street, TAKEN BY THE REBELS. mhet. Five cars were wrecked and several .:
A popular martial strain ; persons were slightly injured. is really no communication between
While the constant patter of countless feet
Virginia and the South.A .
Keeps-time to the strokes of the drum's quick beat, A Chapter of Railroad Accidents in
And the echoing voices that mix and meet CAKIO, Ill., Jan. 30, ISm. Pennsylvania.From scheme was set on foot by several members -

Swell out in a glad refrain. A Natchez letter, dated the 23d instant, to [ the West Branch (Pa.) Bulletin, Jan. 28.] I of the North Carolina Senate to bring

Lost-loet Oh, why.J when the earth is bright, the New Orleans Delta, has the following- The year 1864 presented a fearful array of about a meeting of the different governors of

Ami soft is the zephyr's breath, News from the Trans-Mississippi: Depart- railroad accidents and destruction of life. States at Raleigh. The matter had met the

r Oh why,when the world is so full of light, I ment says that the rebels are fortifying Grand One month of the year 1865 has not passed, approval of the governors,the purpose being
understood to be to discuss the question of-
Should the wild heart, robed in a cloak of night, and it shows that the campaign of accidents J
Ecore, and have an entire division stationed the crisis and reconstruction ; but Governor
Send desolate up from frozen of death.lips and whiteA there. I has opened with renewed vigor. We make I Vance, by information to Jeff. Davis, broke 1
One division of rebel cavalry has been sent up the following record for,the week ending up the entire arrangement. -
Dead-dead! How wearily drag the days ; 21 for small of this State
January a portion
to Texas lately, with orders: to be dismountedfor : The Press Despatch.
And wearily life runs on .
On Monday morning ((16th) the cars on the
service. ROANOKE ISLAND Jan. 26 1865.
The skies look cold, through a misty haze, infantry _
That curdles the gold of the bright sun's rays, The headquarters of the rebel General Catawissa road were thrown from the track A letter has been received from a reliable .

And the dead leaves cover the banks and braes, i Kirby Smith are still at Shreveport,but there near Moorsburg, by the breaking of a rail, gentleman in the interior of this State.sta .
A shroud of the summer gone. and the fireman killed. The ',.
f is no considerable body of rebel troops gar- instantly en- ting that a large number Union .soldiers' .:
hast year-nay 1 nay I do not complain ; risoning them.' gine was much damaged, but the rest of the and citizens- are now in Salisbury, i\--. U.- ,. "Ss

There are graves in the heart of all ; train did not suffer material injury.On been removed from
The main body of the old army of General many having Georgia,,_ ..
So I do not murmur: 'twere weak and vain ; the the train from Scranton to -
same day and South Carolina General ,
to Sher
I accept in silence my share of pain, Price was reported to. be at Fulton, on the escape .' >
And the clouds,with their fringes of crimson stain, upper Red river,near the border of the Indian Northumberland one or more passengercars man.The .,'.
That over my young life fall. country, suffering all the horrors of starva- overturned by means of a broken rail letter states'that the rebels are becoming -

There were beautiful days last year, I mind tion, cold and nakedness, having returned near Shickshinny. Several persons were.injured -more inhuman .and,barbarous having .
I from and :Mr. Thomas Smith, of Abington actually taken additional:measures to'starve'' ""-.-
When the maple trees turned red, their recent campaign very poorly supplied '

They flew away like the sportive wind, with the necessaries of life, a large Centre, Luzerne county was killed. our men, the number of deaths from actual .

But I gathered the joys they left behind, quantity of which they anticipated securing.The On Thursday evening, January 19, a collision starvation being on'an average of fifty per
As I the leaves but I find
gather to-day occurred on the and
That the joys, like the leaves, are dead. brigades of Generals Fagan and Par- Philadelphia 'day. The writer,who is fully acquaintedwith
Erie Railroad, about four miles above the the circumstances pleads! in the most
sons were stationed at Camden, Ark. They ,
One year 1 It is past, and I stand alone, Muncy station, between the Cattawissa train earnest'manner'for the ,Union authorities to .
all the of General Price'sarmy -
Where I stood with another then ; compose troops bound for Williamsport and the Erie train 1 take some steps which, will 'immediately 'I '
'Tis well-I had scorned to have held my own I that have returned to Topeka, from release our menBefore, they: are all.buried:
From the bloody strife, though my soul had known whence the Missouri expedition originallyset for Philadelphia. :Mr. A. W. Stacy, engineer i 'There is'a p 'tt' of deserters from the

That his life would ebb ere the day was gone, out. of the Eric train, was instantly killed, Union and Rebel armies wandering through

Amid thousands of nameless men. from and Jacob Fessler, fireman, so seriously in- the counties east of.'Chowanriver.and: ; 'north"
Price's army were very of Albemarle Sound N. C. the cite-
; robbing ,
I that he died in about four hours after
Nameless, yet never a one less dear jured '
frequent, and his entire force was in a dread- zens of,their money and watches,.alsoi th'e
Than the dearest of all the dead accident. Mr. Charles Ehplin mail
; fully demoralized condition. the ladies of their jewelry, silver ware and such
I weep-but, Father, my bitter tear agent on the Catawissa train received some other articles as they can conveniently lake s
Falleth not down o'er a single bierI The New Orleans cotton market was un- ,
Mr.. J. J. Cannon of Chowan
injuries as did several of the passengers on ,away.' countY -
mourn not the joys of the lost last year, eetjled and almost at a complete standstill. 1 ,,N. C., was a large_ sufferer from ,these. <
and Erie Railroad train ; ,. .
But the rivers of bright blood shed. Middling was quoted at 85c. Superfine flour the Philadelphia wretches a few nights ago.
o ..- I .believe were badly hurt. Mr.
none, we .
was selling at $11 25. Sugar and molasses
NEWS FROMWASHINGTON. Clark, messenger of Howard's express madea
were in light supply.Xewsfrom. THE, WAR IN KENTUCKY.Activity .
narrow escape from death. The shock ..

lletalllatlon in the Treatment of Prisoners : ChattanoogaCIIATTA threw him to the floor of the baggage cars I [of Gnerilla Bands Sharp
Fighting with ,the Bobbers, Ac. 4;
of War. cooGA, Tenn., Jan. 30-Midnight. just above him-the two cars having been T .
;LOUISVILLE;Ky.;;Jan1.: 31, Io65.
[Special Despatch to tho N. Y. Herald.] Col. Salm Salm, of the Sixty-eighth New driven completely through each other: The Captain,Clark of the,Fourth Missouri reb- .

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31. York infantry, in command of his regiment, engines are complete wrecks,. and beyond re el, cavalry' entered'Danville' with,forty.rmenon

The retalliation resolution finally passedthe and a portion of the Eighteenth colored regi- pairing. This is the second collision which 'Sunday,'at nine o'clock, and, after swapping :. .

Senate to-day, so modified that its spon- ment, has returned to Bridgeport, from an has occurred between this station and Muncy 'horses with several of the citizens, ,

sor, Ben Wade, could hardly recognize it. expedition on Town Creek twelve miles from 'within a few months-both' the resnlt of helped'themselves to boots and shoes and .:

The changes m the phraseology, however Ramon Landing, where he surprised a guer- blundering. carlessness somewhere.On other things that'they stood in need of;'when

lid not materially affect the essence. The illa band, killing and wounding eight, and the same evening'a collision occurredon they departed. ". 1

President is directed to retaliate the outragesand capturing four, with thirty-three horses and the Cony find Titusville Railroad, about t l'They, "were followed by Captain "Bridgewater :

ill-treatment of our soldiers in conformitywith their equipments. Lieutenant Morton of miles from between the regular '
two Corry, and seventy or eighty Unionists'who .
the usages of war among civilized na the,Eighteenth colored regiment, was killed,1 ;f passenger train and an engine of a'freight overtook them about'four miles from :Har- ::;

tions. He is requested to take all proper the only loss sustained by Salm Salm. train. The engine was detached *apd ';was rodsburg, where"a fight occurred: '" .. 0'

means to procure early exchanges of prisoners The guerillas at Athens yesterday capturedand running: at a rapid rate. Neither engine'had Two of the ie liels were' killed andfour'or"

during the continuance of the war,and murdered Major Devine, of the'Tennessee headlights out. "The engines were totallywrecked five wounded. Two 'of'SBnd water's men .

to send 'commissioners: ; prisoners to the loyal troops. They also captured Major and several cars were I broken up. were,wounded,,butTionejkilleoLj t

rebel prisons to note and'report to- him any McGoughey, of McMinn county. The engineer of the passenger engine was 5 .Major Jones, with.' a band of two hundredguerillas "
is within
reported 'i&wgW
recurrence ef neglect or brutalities on the Colonel Grosvenor of General Steadman'scommand nine tC
badly injured. miles'of'Elizabethtown.. :1' '' *'- t '! -'. .* i
part: of the rebel authorities. In this shapethe has driven the guerillas out of the On'Saturday, the Northern Central ,train I'i Quant ll? Kansas;? notority, is said tobe.cooperating ; ,

leasurc-passed without a division, greatly county. Baltimore: : ran off the" track in,the neighborhood with: ;Jones, and has, a., forceof.

to the astonishment, of its radical friends, of Halifax or DauphinkfflingfMr.! .' ;two V.hundred VTtTl 1 'and ten.men. _

who had expected a stubborn fight. Capture of the Steamers Chippewa and j. D." Peck of Adams' express, and anotherman 1 n aar,'afernoon4CaPtaro 'Berry, lead- c
Annie Jacobs by the Rebels. '1ng fie gU as1approached; WIthin.short
whose'name we did not learn and there distance of Bardstowpu, ,,-r
Cuuo.lll. 30,1865.The
i-rctial'lerpatch to the New York Times. y
] / rbe to th -fact They were f todjorjon a of Union
seems to a studious care Bulletin that the steamers ,
Cotton Permits. Memphis
says ,, and it ,
soldiers reporteothaf Berry
The House Commercial Committee were Chippewa and Annie Jacobs, two of the and, -extent- 'of these, accidents from the pub- '.killed ',mot -': .'.-ice-: : ; :30-- -,- 10'y-/i was

in session to-day for the purpose of investigating fleet which',went up the Arkansas river to lic. A ;fOn' 'Saturday evening :the 'ontlaws,hem -

the whole of burned' at. reinforced; )made :another raid. ,;upon: the "
question cotton Fort Smith and
permits. were. captured. .,. (From the .Philadelphia Press Jan.,30.) ;'i.;
It has been referred to a sub-committee of I White the andthaUwVothers I eveningJJasJtiie''i i st train eas placeout were.rep ; after 8:bra, k"'D' ,t,.
OakShoalby ; J- ,. r VVJilt I '\jJyr-Monday, i,..) tonthe'Penna The ..ix> do Sine Mends KUvAUUa'b and .
v ; : wfi
have five who intend examined to hold Uaily ins. They were damaged but managed to escape-! ; .frompi.... -.._. t\ .. 'I ." '"hI, (r ,1vd i of i%. i' lroad... r 'dished:iri ; & n {surprised' a e party1:of
already a number of : I ''17"discharged
persons h ttljte 663dier8jr"captnredjfourteen of
i g coal_at iPR? ,u Station .
who are understood to have the necessary :. Movements of Mrn. H. S.. )('oote.: .. _; I .Was resultm mtb -I ,them .and Jailed(them all,on.the spot. .The
(documents allowing them to trade in.cotton.It NASHVILLE Tenn.- Jauu31,=1865.,0 i ,8; cei1ent occurred' ; q villas),,alIeinl ustideationt: for. 'ti&act
is the intention of the committee to' subpoena J'-'j.OfAI.b eman named Alfred Hill J! at OUT'soldiers had:&echfeftrone rof their :
:Mrs. H. S. Foote,'wife of the rebel Senator, ItJJ'jlj :n r r Fr lit ,
all persons who are in possession: of f who lives near Mechamcsburg: ,' G imberlahd :b iiaf nttlfred-Ihtdl y'a?feW' da s.beforertn,.
these documents. arrived here last

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t co honorable terms. What we refer to Is, the proposal to'free all tho able .,
; i rebellion, would be fit subjects for retail? granted them on ,
:. nR:\ c Ul n. ation. It is nojflior tfegff ight,that the hor10rs Wetio not mean to excite any: sanguinehoges the bodied army male M slaves bmVIhat for the purpose will leave patting these obnoxious them into If f,

of warstfiifelli, t tJ eltiytheiulmost tostrumental of immediate peke but 'everythingcSngfrom 'rich men*l home/'fiwhose; brave sons have marked
; ,in 1{Mngigit l k ,abo !lL r < ft!, : the Souththat can by.anyt.,wfcfrin :, ; every. hill afid' vale iri/ii0 ;fipd with bleaching bones ;
j' FEBt18r16J :1- .*I V"*Tiie* ***iiSv retie* i'Iea Jir oJ"ers Wlio 9* -could" countenancgBuclki g:!iia, turning be made,to a pP ear-; adefcirqto'restore ., f wljo limp throughf file,laWjpn cruches-these '* rich

\ !"" / THE SCARCITY OIL N WIS.j| iJ .. ; ; 1 |hejriiavexalways onft' .., still provide for the d eatshte'tho'wdow -
\ We have very little of*war"',news$ today} 3Lw tie-_ In the}ir- hands would care' ;{Yet Y 'only terms that peace can" be restored, : ] and'the orphan, and in addition will, ,
'"' r 'ire> our readers this week.t With the exception little for the retaliation on their own.pqson-, 'should-be: met byeve'ry possible encourage- 'nave'' to care for all the old....negroes-> the women and children

.\ "' V. of a few minor operations in the west ers in our hands provided they were V'T" '--not ment._ We have seen too much of the evils of the male slaves who are to be taken for tho

> no new engagements have ,taken. place with personally sufferers byit.: .. of war not, to fully appreciate the, blessingsof army.The great evil of
longmilitary serviccj'is' tbat.thcr
{ ( the enemy. So long as Sherman's base of .. peace, and to earnestly desire its speedy ;
forgets that he too has dear ones at home, and
.... ,; operations'continues to be in this department AN,, INDICATION i OF A DESIRE" FOR restoration. ';:Even in the Northern, States. becoming jealous of the comparative comfort of e-the, pea! ;

we must !pec9 be somewhat isolated PEACE.A where the war has hardly been felt the announcement pie out of the army, regards them as the legitimate objects -
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from the world. The suspense is painful, Chronicle of peace, or certainty of its of plunder. "

-., but'there is every reason to hope that it will and Sentinel. of February,, speaks soine? speedy establishment,would be hailed .with The true and brave, of thearmy, never eel so! ,.but]
the actions there is always a vast element
what significantly concerning of a different sort, who
not last long. Sherman is not the man to' conceivable demonstration of joy from
every learn to relish the half indolence half ,
and policy of the Davis: government. The action of the
waste time when there is anything to be' every body-except, perhaps, a few shoddy camps, the wild excitement battle and stimulating
language of the editor is mild, but forcible.
done; if by the temporary annoyance we contractors and narrow minded politicians rewards ot fame, far more than the tame and quiet Occupation -

4' suffer from irregularity of mails, any addi- His reasoning is very. clear and his whose voice of opposition would be like a of following the plow.It .
conclusions perfectly logical. Unlike his is these men-these who
men forget their home
tional aid can be contributed to his movements leaf before a hurricane-throughout the
Richmond Coteinporaries who display their and cease to love the smiles of their own young babes
." or the comfort of his army, we will cheer- whole country. Not only would the people ;
hostility to J eft. Davis and his policy in bit- these men who get angry that the man whose taxedproperty
fully bear it. ratify the action of the government restoring feeds them,aud.theirs, lives on better food and
ter invectiveshe talks coolly and calmy: Instead -
:' i We believe we can truly say that in our to them the rights and privileges of citi- sleeps on softer beds-these men are the only ones to

.. duties as journalist we have been faithful to of hurling forth epithets and pouringout zens, but would shower down acts of kind- be effected by such an appeal as that of our cotempor-

'. the torrents of abuse on the heads of those ary, and are the only ones who can be relied upon to. >
"\ the public. We have invariably given ness and mercy in such profusion that
who have brought about this state of affairs, defy the will of the peopre, to place the civil at the mercy 1
latest that the exigencies of our overwhelmed.The .
rJl very : news South would be completely of the
JI military and to
power, disperse the conven-
he shows conclusive to what f
by reasoning ?
.,. ,. situation would permit us to publish. To people of Savannah can bear witness to tions of frce en'at the point of the bayonet. .

do this we have spared neither time, labor, end the current of affairs is drifting. Thereis the truth of that statement. They would feed But we do not intend that the most ignorant or the-

.;.... nor expense, though it has often involved a a frankness and genuousness about this the starving, clothe the naked, house the most reckless of our noble and brave defenders shall be

considerable outlay of all three. In view of article which excites a pleasing emotion, especially houselcsshelp rebuild their railroads, and ina deluded into becoming the tools of traitors in power,

when contrasted with the flaming find we solmcnly warn the soldiers of our land,that tho
,_ this our readers will certainly excuse us if few months all traces of the war; would,be which'will
defiance power try to use them for the purpose of enslaving
editorials hatred and that
occasionally from circumstances beyond our breathing faced, and the South would be restored to the citizens, will be the first to place the tyrant

control there is a paucity of news in our col- now-a-days characterize the Southern'c press. its former prosperity. yoke upon the men in arms who help them. Be not

',' : umns. During the past six months the pub- ., It is evidently penned by a writer who 0' is not deceived as to the tendencies of kingly power. The

lication of our paper has been attended with carried beyond the limits of reason by pas- children of Israel were under the mild government of ,

) innumerable difficulties, such as would dishearten sion and prejudice, who recognizes that en- NEWS FROM THE SOUTH. the prophets of God, but became dissatisfied,just as!
our people now are with the mild
justice of constitu.
forcement of law and order vital --
from continuing it. But we are essen- "
many tionallaw. They too were in war and saidNay .
did not commence the publication of the tials to, a free government, and in whose mind Jell" DayIH Takes to Fasting nml Prnycr. but we will have a king over us; that we also may belike

there lingers a of the days when law The Congress of the Confederate States have by joint all the nations that
UNION with the intention of making all we memory ; our king may judge us, and

",., could out of the war and then decamping. and order did exist, and the blessings it resolution invited me to appoint a day of public fasting, go out before us and fight our battles.
humiliation and prayer, with thanksgiving to Almighty *

A newspaper, in a place like Jacksonville is brought forth. Such thoughts must call fortha God. It is bur solumn duty at all times, and more We know of no higher authority than the Bible, and

an indispensible thing to, the interest and future longing to again enjoy those blessings.It especially in a season of public trial and adversity, to if its definition of the term '. King" is to be accepted,

welfare of the community. It was with will be observed that there is not a single acknowledge our dependence on His mercy, and to bow we may see in the conscription of the men ; the tenderof

I in humble submission before his footstool, confessingour the daughters made in a recent paper; the tax in
of hatred defiance towards
expression or
this idea that we have con-
manifold sins, supplicating His gracious pardon, kind ; the seizure of part of our "men servants,"anal
tinued our existence as a journal. Thus far the United States; on the contrary, the wri- imploring His Divine help, and devoutly rendering the proposal to take them all ; the tenth of our seed already -

we have kept our head above the surface ter exhorts freemen "to council with an arm thanks for the many and great blessings which he has taken, and in the other royal assumptions of the

without doing inj ustice to anybody. By con- on the altar and an arm on the hilt. vouchsafed to us. present day, the shadow and prophecy the time to

J tinuing to faithfully perform the duties of a True it says that none but an honorable Let the hearts of our people turn contentedly and come, when our king will have orderlies as his general*
trustfully unto God. Let us recognize in His chasten- do and we shall be "his servants."
chronicler of events and to present a tidy and peace will be for one moment listened to, but and I *
ing hand the correction of a Father, submissivelypray
i J business like appearance we hope to rise to no where does he say or hint ,even that recognition that the trials and sufferings which have so long Our only further commentary is, that the issue of
continued war or dishonorable which the Ad-
prosperity and ''greatness with the commu- is necessary to an honorable peace. borne heavily upon us, may be turned away by His peace,
ministration party try to force on to us is not the
He closes by saying,"if Messrs Stephens,Hun- merciful love. That his sustaining grace be given to our but an utterly false issue.

nity.A .- -- ter and Campbell are acting by authority iris people, and Ills divine wisdom imparted to our rulers. We will have an honorable peace or none and we deny
REBEL POBT.OP ENTRY IN FLORIDA.We .- That the Lord of Hosts will be with our armies, and
WELL.. that any proper effort for an honorable peace has
fight for us against our enemies, and that He will gra-
notice several statements, lately to the The Chronicle and Sentinel has long been ciously, take our cause into His own hand, and merci ever been made-unless posssUy in the recent commission -

effect that the rebels were making preparations the leading influential of and honorable to Washington city.
paper Georgia. fully establish for us a lasting,just peace
In this solemn hour of great peril from foes without
to/renew their. blockade-running business While the sesession movement was a question and independence, and let us not forget, to render unto
and foes within, we summon freemen to council "with
at St.Marks a port on the gulf coast of His holy name the thanks and,praise which are *!o justly ,
this it. '
strongly opposed When
d paper
an arc en: the altar, and a farm on the hilt." Congre-
due for His great goodness, and for the many mercies
Florida, thus compensating them somewhatforeclosing became no longer a question, it yielded! i which He has extended to us amid the trials and sufferings gate, ye freemen of Georgia and other States of the

.up of Wilmington. The entrance with the greatest reluctance, and many an I of a protracted and bloody war. South, ic sovereign convention. No lesser power than

to St. Marks bears,in some respects, a expression of sorrow to the. tide, of events.In Now tberefore, I, Jefferson Davis, President of the the kingly people-the supreme masses of the land, can

k resemblance to that of Wilmington, but one its teachings, it always counselled 'moder-I I Confederate States America, do issue this my proc- speak If Messrs.or act Stephens.with authority Hunter in an and hour like this. '

quarter pf the fleet, that was required to lamation, appointing Friday, the 10th day of March Campbell are acting .
ation. It was also the organ of AlexanderIL by authority, rr isFrom WXLL.
next, as a day of public fasting,humiliation and prayer,
blockade that could
,port' effectually close the .- .
I Stephens.If with thanksgiving for invoking the favor and guidance .1
sf harbor. A small craft [ the N. Y. Herald. Feb. 1.}
might occasionally the closing sentence referred to does of Almighty{ God, and I do earnestly invite all soldiers Meeting of Loyal Georgians.

find its wayin I through some of the numerous mean that the peace commissioners have any and citizens to observe the same in a spirit of, rever. The present condition of military affairs gives us hope .

shallow channels at very great risk. The intention to offer peace propositions on any ence, penitence and prayer. that the loyal citizens of Georgia may soon be permitted .

1 severe gales which render blockading so difficult other basis than recognition-and the tone Given under my hand and seal of the Confederate to return to their homes and again enjoy the protection ,.

States, at Richmond, this 25th day of January, in the of the government of the United States, unker the old
the Atlantic coast
on are very rare on of the article as well as the fact that the
1j year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty- flag of the Union.

the Gulf coast. commissioners started immediately after the five. JEFFERSON DAVIS. We hail the promise of such an event with unmingled

Even if the.rebels were, to make it an available closing of the port of Wilmington, gives ; By the President, pleasure, and, desirous of co-operating with all the loyal

'pbrt'very- little-benefit would be derived strong grounds tor'believing such to be the J. P. BEJJAMIK,Secretary of State. Georgians, at home and abroad, to,secure the return of

from it. Its communication w ith Richmondand the State to her proper and natural relations to the federal
case we also with equal emphasis say IT [From the Augusta Chronicle, February 1.1]
government, we earnestly request all loyal cititizena of
Lee's army is by more. tha a twelve hundred is WELL. We will not even put the qualification Demagogues Should be Consistent.
Georgia, now in the loyal States to attend a meeting, to
miles pf uncompletely onnected railroads Perhaps astrue an indication of the great peril
"if they are there by au lwrity. .. Let now be held in the city of New York, at the, Cooper Institute --

exposed to raids neat ly the whole the commissioners but show that they: come upon this people-a peril involving every right that is on Thursday, the 16th of February, instant, at two ,
dear to freemen-is the recent attempt of one of the
length -.from the Union force; In Tact thepossession o'clock P. M., that a public expression of opinion
in accordance with the wishes, of the Southern oldest papers,in this State, to array the army against. may
,Branchville f E her would be had by the loyal refugees in regard to the duty of
by man
people'who will ratify their actions, and.the the eople. In other days, no sane man would have
at home to take the
of.itself jcut off all the North; -rn portion of authority of Jeff; Davis is of no consequence dared to controvert the time-honored maxim of one of Georgians peace by laying down their neccessary arms and steps submitting to secure -

the Confederacy from: this new source of 'whatever. The instant any such proposition the cages ofthe'past-" the military must always be to the national authority.
to the.civil
subservient power.
supply. is fully made'known,. negotiations for an Loyal citizens of all the insurgent States and citizens
The great charter of our common freedom, the Constitution -
Parties interested in the So' .them trade had generally are earnestly invited to attend. Distinguished
honorable peace can commence. There need of the Confederate States, has guarded no One-

better wait.patiently the time ,' which is hastening be no time :wasted in Useless ..discussion. We 1 ,thir g with such jealous care as the control of the military William speakers Markham have been Jas.invited and will be present.
L. Dunning, A. W. Stone,
on, when; 'they .can eng ige in commercial conceed to the South all the honor pover. Nor-were those who drew up that document
can the Y Jas. A. Stewart,V W. Skiff, T.W.West,David Young,
unirise to be thus jealous, for all history teems with the
. intercourse.. ,will} the So, ith. at far less desire as a brave people If it be a questionof and W. V. Knox, Edmund Russel, J. T. Banks, Wm. G.
eviience that the spurr the bayonet, however useful
-i ,, risk than,bY lockaderunn5. Richards, L. C_, McLillon, Lewis Scofield A. N.
,. : ig. honor as tothe, disposal of the leaders of in defending human liberty, have been equally power Wilson.

- ,- ,., ', L this rebellion* and ;those whose honor, will !ol in its overthrow. It is for this reason that the 'H. P. Williams.
Feb. 1 1865.
TAX COMMISSIONERS. Nor CE.-We are re- not permit them to live under the government Caiatitation places the military patronage of the gov --r -. ,
the reach of the Confederate
anent beyond Executive
en -
quested announce to the public that the :. of the United States, we can afford )to; ; unless thatExecutive, chooses to compromise his LOCAL INTELLIGENCE.

,, time for receiving the Unt i ?d fates. direct be generous enough to waive, the right, .to he nor for the sake of power. It is for this reason,that

taxes in St John's county,-jlll expire on the hang them, and allow them to t transport their at!. ding,armies were forbidden in ''the time of peace." ..-1jLTTFRs ABCUT To'r.-u It never was no dull

28th February;' also'that taxes f Volusia carcasses to zany part of theglobe where they And the great reason why the States were authorized to in Jacksonville is the universal comment these days.

- \r- county,will be,receive\ :,uniil the i2th't, a3;bf, frill '_be received. Wo can afford, to give bah raise the troops aid commission the, officers, was The lot of arrival goods of for the Mr.barkentine Robinson, White is about Cloud the only with excite-a fine
tl;;;at the general government might not find ready ser-
,;. April:next. Taxes can:be aldto. David R. to the Southern, people: all ,the rights' vents! already purchased by government favor to tram- ment in business: circles ; Dr. Titsworth advertises ti

Dunham, at St. Augustine (: \* i andf privileges': they) ,had before the war, p\e upon the rights of the citizens and to preserve liberty heal the sick; and we notice a lawyer's sign on Sammie

.f,). Il' ..- ''.,.:'II' ." ,\ except slavery-that, no legislation can : only'as sight to look at through a fence of bayo- block, these make about the sum total of the local record
i this week.
tt(. > KETAUAinoN.Congres' ,! has at last become restore, however willing the government; J!ets. 1 .t.-
.* *. s ._* .*. .. #. #, .
t f awakened io a tsenseOf ji i j itice wards the. might be, any more than legislation can ** "* PEKSOHAL.Miss Dummitt, formerly of St.An-
It is a sad fact..thai.. the ..richmen at home" have
Union lift1" the ha ids i is the ; gustine and a relative of Lieut. General Hardee er the
prisoners of the rebels, make water: run up hill, nor: prosecution been the supporters of the war,with little reward beyond

passing.. .a ]law" ordering; *-system'.J of' "retaIL of that llisthuiio .'Considered, necessary suffering,'loss and taxation ; and that while they I Rebel last.army There, arrived are in no town news by of flag importance of truce on fromthe Thursday ',

} ation. Wei'tru \\.tf.W\t'in; \ arrying out ,this W. the establish ent,of an .honorable peace., have freely'spent means accumulated i better days. interior. .

law, that;the authorities:v. 11 select, officers, ,Ip short let" ,them but!. act honorably- them.selves -'0 by honest toil-while they'',have'given liberally and .

of nigh rank and t >sitipn-who were in.this! negotiation- !letj'them.continue: spared not, and fed and clothed the army in the field IS- FRO EB1UNL ..-The United States.Tzx Commissioners -
persons, ,, \ : and the destitute!ones left at home;that,stilt the Gov- haY resumed the
sale of property,,f ted
,, ?$
-rebellion-per IQ act honorably in not violatingthe trust' still
( ernment organs 'advocate a greater demands upon .for nonpayment of taxes..; Everything is
sons arrested. the loyal. t..tate:for aiding,the. reposed,in them, and: peace;W ll speedily lIe, their liberality and patriotism., ,' .' 'i Matagorda1, left for Port Royal on Tuesday.; -'., ;''""I.I ,j

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i fees for inspection required by the thirty-first section of<**& f
{ .
S TTKADgUAlVfEESJ"l D; EST RIO'r.. rF ;ttEKp'Q S m 1I'rKRY I, DIVISION, : ,'LAWS PNIJPBD f the act of August thirty eighteen hundred and fifty- -

SEPARATE$RIGADE.JACJth0NTILLE .II QF: THE.MISSISSIPPI, IN THE FIELD, .A.'r THE FIRST "'S1.0f1 OT THS. ", two, (he'rollowlng'shall'be: paid :'FOr each vessel of oneJ! v J

"FLORIDA, 'PQURTH 18", f SIYAXIUH Ga., January.!*. 1805.,, THIRTY-EIGHTH.. CONGRESS rCIIAPTEX .hundred tons,or under,twenty-five dollars,and In add" V V :4,

t FLLtFeb:10th Fxufo ORDERS don thereto for each\ hundred '\ons. ; over: the first .one f a.t
GENERAL } hundred .oni five dollars. : '. : ,
,No12. cvn: i''f ,. -.
No. 11. J that the Confederate arm!NIt I An Act to amend an Act relative to the Public Print SEC. .7. Arid bc,it further enacted.. That all. parts of .. ';1 I
which convened at Being represented Ing
I. Before a Military :Be it the act aforesaid which are suspended '. *.
acting enacted by the Senate and House ; by or are incon-
Orders No. and anned bands of robbers, professedly f V&praentali
virtue of Special
Jacksonville by 'of eM' sistent with this act arc
District of Florida Fourth under the authority of, the Confederate Government United MaieJ rf America ''in (bngrtJtI,aflmbltd hereby repealed.

26, dated Brigade Headquarters, Department, of the South, February, are harrasslng, the people pf Georgia and endeavoring That that part of the act entitled -An act to supply tie- Approved, June 81864.; ," !

Separate them in ,the efforts they are ficiencies in the appropriations for the service 1>, .
intimidate of
and of which Colonel B. C. Tn/JHMA, 3d U. to ''
>nd 1865, fiscal CHAPTER ,
tried to secure themselves. provisions, clothing, security year ending the thirtieth of June;eighteen hun- cxiv. .
S. (L T. is President, wai arraigned : making' to life and property, and the .restoration of law Bred and six -four, and for other purposesapproved An Act to punish and prevent the Counterfeiting of Coin i '

Janet'*. Lotto, Civilian to order and and good government in the State,it is hereby ordered March fourteenth, eighteen hundred and 'sixty-four as of the United States. .' \J ,.
CHARGE lst.Condnct prejudicial public : provides that hereafter no Printing: Ihall Be it enactetl by the Senate and House of Representatives i

military discipline." and made be done on blank books be binding of the United Stated of America in Congress assemUa '
the farmers of Georgia. bring into procured for :
That may "of
this ; that he the said J. M. Latta 1st. any the authorizedby I
Y'tIXifia1.i01l1st.- Savannah, Fernandina or Jacksonville, Florida, mark' executive departments of the government without That if any person or persons, except as now ; ",: '
from a
one Baily a
civilian procured beef mutton vegetables of written requisition or the law, shall hereafter make, or cause to bo made, or '
confined at the Provost tluard House in eting, such as pork, any superintendent of public
prisoner well in small printing from the head of such shall utter or pass, or attempt to utter or pass, any coinsof
kind fish &c as as cotton quantities, department be and
Jacksonville Fla., the sum of ($50) fifty dollars, '
silver or other metals
the same is hereby amended gold or or alloys' of metals,
about fee for legal services rendered in and sell the same in open-market, except the cotton, by inserting after the
or as a word" intended for the use and of current
the ; department, where it is purpose money
obtaining tho release of said prisoner from arrest, which must be sold by or through Treasury Agents, last above written the '
whether In the resemblance of coins of the United
in stores such following words viz or his
and may invest the proceeds family as : assistant or aS8istaJts "
whereas no legal or professional services were bacon and flour, in any reasonable quantities, groceries so that it will readthe head of such States or of foreign countries,or of original design, every .
in the and the said prisoner was department or
rendered cusp
I shoes and clothing; and articles not contraband of his assistant or assistants." person so offending shall, on conviction thereof, bo
without trial and in consideration E
released punished by fine not exceeding three thousand dollars
bribe-thereby war, and carry the same back to their families No Approved, June 3, 1864. ,
money paid in the nature of a or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding five
trade store will be attemped in the interior, or stocksof
tending to throw discredit upon the military or both, at the discretion of the court, according to the
." 'ibisatJacksouville goods sold for them, but families may club to- CUAl'TER CVJII. ..
k authorities and injurethepublicinterest.about the ICth of gether for mutual assistance and protection in comingand An Act to repeal the first Section of the Joint Resolution aggravation ot the offence.
Florida on or :
relative to the Approved, June 8,1864.
1864. going.2nd. : Trauster of Persons in the Milfts-' t
May, The people arc encouraged to meet together in Service to the Naval Service ,
2nd.-" Iu this that he, the said J. approved Febru:
Sp.cificntiJn ; ; CHATTER cxv.
James Chase peaceful assemblages to discuss measures looking to ary twciity-four, eighteen hundred
Latta civilian procured from one and An Act to
provide for the Payment of the second Regiment
dollars about their safety and good government and the restorationof sixty-lour.
the Bum of ($2.) twenty in five obtaining ,tho or releaseof State and National authority, and will be protectedby .Be it tnacM: by the Senate and House oj Re tntatires third Brigade, Ohio Volunteer Militia,
as a legal fee, rendered Use during the Time they were mustered into ,
(1 timer d
from the Provost GuardHouse the National army when so doing ; and all PRHCCJI- atutes: '1 America 171. Cungreasungreas drsemble"d
Chase t
said James
servicewas ble inhabitants who satisfy the commanding officers ihut the first section of the joint resolutiou the Service of the United States. .

whereas no legal or and professional the said James that they are earnestly laboring to that end, must not Joint resolution: relative to the transfer of entitled in a Be it enacted by the Senate and House of It'presentath'cij
rendered in the case, persons
released without trial, and in cousid- only be left undisturbed in property and person,but must the military service! to the naval service approved of the United States of America in Congress assembled t

Chase was ofmonev paid iu the nature of a bribe,- be protected as far as possible, consistent with the mili- ebruary twenty-four, eighteen hundred aud sixty-four, That the second regiment, third brigade, Ohio
eratio n be and volunteer militia, mustered into the service of the
to throw discredit upon the tary operations. If any farmer or peaceable inhabitantis same is hereby, repealed.
thereby tending and injure the public inter molested by the enemy, viz i the Confederate armyor Approved, June 3, 18 4. United States at Cincinnatti, Ohio,on the fourth day of -.
military September, eighteen hundred and sixty-two notwithstanding .
because of his the National ,
This at Jacksonville, :Florida, on or about guerillas, friendship to ---
ests. Government the if will be 8 CHAPTER irregularity may have occurred In the mannerof
18G4.CHAKGK perpetrator, caught, sum- cix.
the 2ndUS3Pl'lication lath day of May, and embezzlement of marely punished, or his family made to suffer for the Au.Act to reestablish the principal Port of Entry for the their mustering into the service of the United States, ,

entrusted to him." outrage ; but if the crime cannot be traced to the actual District of Champlain: at Plattsburg and for be paid for the time the officers and men were in the

public property Lattar party. then retaliation will be made on the adherants to other service, respectively, after being so mustered, not, however
it Purposes.
u "'In this that he, the said
."JI reci fic.ltiOIl.- ; to exceed the of
civilian having the 1 ointment 9f Civil Provost the cause of the Rebellion-should a Union man be Vile it enacted by the Senate and House of Itnnexntatices period thirty days.
June 8
:\Iar--hal!- of Florida, and having in charge a Pub murdered, then a Rebel selected by lot will be shot- of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Approved, 1864.

lie Library, known as the St. Augustine Library, or if a Union family be persecuted on account of the I. hat the third section of au act entitled 'An act to CHAPTER
and cause, a Rebel family will be banished to a foreign laud. equalize and establish the cxn.
did appropriate to his own use, misapply embezzle compensation of the collec- An Act to provide for the Execution of Treaties
a certain quantity of the books of this In aggravated cases retaliation will extend as high as tors ot the customs on the northern, northeastern, and the United States and Nations between ;
Library, and also a quantity of marine shells five to one. commanding officers will act promptlyin northwesters! frontiers, and for other purposes respect
approved Consular
ing Jurisdiction
over the Crews _
such and their action after the retaliation March
, belonging to the same Library. This at Fern report third eighteen hundred and sixty.three, of Vessels of such foreign Nations
about the 15th of June is done. changing the port of for the in't .
t andina, Florida, on or entry district of Champlain the Waters and Ports of the
By order of tram Pittsburgh to Rouse's Point
1S63. be, and the same is :-
United States.
To J which charges and specifications the accused Maj. Gen. W. T. SHERMAN. hereby, repealed, and that Plattsburg be, and the same Be it enacted by the Senate and House of ,
L. M. DAYTO.T A. A U.Official. is Representatives
hereby reestablished the
pleaded "Not: Guilty. as principal port of entry of the United States of America in Congress
for said assembled
district at which the
FINDING. of customs
shall That in all where it
Tnos. J. may been or
considered the ROBIXSOX. reside. And a deputy collector ..
The Commission having maturely shall reside at Rouse's shall hereafter

evidence adduced, finds the accused. J. M. Latta, civilian 1st Lieut., A. A. A. G., Dist. Fla. Point, and be vested with all the power and authority tween the United be stipulated States and by any treaty foreign or convention nation to the be- z ,
to l
-- given deputy collectors
as follows : by law. effect that the consul-general, consuls vice-consuls
CHAR K 1st. MILITARY DIVISION Approved, June 31864. eonsular
HEADQ'S or commercial agents of the two nations, re-
Of the 1st Specification, Not Guilty.: :MISSISSIPPI, IN THE FIELD, pectively, shall have exclusive Jurisdiction of controversies

Of the 2nd Specification, Not Guilty." SAVANNAH, GA., January 15, 1865. CHAPTER ex. difficulties, or disorders arising at sea or in the wa ". f
Of the CHARGE "Not Guilty." An Act to Amend an Act entitled "An Act
I making a ters or ports of the one nation,between the master or oth-
CUARKK 2nd. SPECIAL FIELD OnnKKS, Grant of alternate Sections of the
[ ] Lands officer f
} or officers and any of the crew,or between '_
Of the Specification{ Not Guilty." No. 13. to the State of Michigan to aid in the Construction of these last themselves, of any ship or vessel belonging any
of South been
Of the CHAKGK, Not Guilty." The Department having placed of certain Railroads In to the'other nation such
stipulations shall be
And the Commission do therefore acquit him, J. M.Lsitta within the sphere of this command, and it being highly said State, and for other and enforced within jurisdiction of the United States
i desirable that an uniform policy prevail touching commerce
civilian. purposes. as hereinafter declared: Provided that before this ;
and intercourse with the inhabitants of the South
II. The proceedings and findings in the foregoingcase Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives shall take effect as to the ships and vessels of
Latta will be forthwith released the following general rule and principles will be adheredto the United any par
are approved. J. J/ of States of America in Congress assembled, ticular nation having such treaty with the United
unless modified by law or the orders of the War De-
from arrest. That the act entitled"An act making a grant of alter States, the President of the United States shall have

BY OCDf.R OF nRW. GEN. E. P. SCAMMO.N : partment : nate sections of [the] public lands to the State of Michigan been satisfied that similar provisions have been made
with nations cannot be
I. Commerce foreign permitted -
THOMAS J. ROBINSON, or undertaken until the national authority is established to aid in the construction of certain railroads in for the execution of such treaty by the other contract-

1st Lieut. 21st U. S. C. T. to an extent that will give the necessary courts said state, and for other purposes,"be and.the same is ing party, and shall have issued his proclamation to V -

Act.. Asst. Adjt. Genl. and officers to control and manage such matters. Trade hereby, amended as follows,namely : Substitute for the that effect, declaring this act to be in force as* to such
It 27. words "and from Grand; Rapids to some point on or .nation.
[OFFICIAL :] will be confined to a mere barter and sale proportionedto
1 near Traverse Bay contained In the first SEc 2. -
section of be further enacted. That in all casea
the necessary wants of the army, and of the inhabitants -
said act, these words : And from Fort Wayne, in the within the perview of this act the consul-general
dependent on it for the necessities of life, and even : consul t
DISTRICT OF State Indiana, to a point on the southern other consular
that trade be to strict boundary i or commercial authority of such-
HEADQUARTERS must kept subject military control -
SEPARATE BRIGADE, or surveillance.II. I. line of the State Michigan, in the township .of. Sturgis foreign nation charged with the appropriate duty in. L

JACKSONVILLE FLA. Jan. 20,1865. Trade stores will be permitted at Beaufort Hilton thence, by way of Grand Rapids, to some point on the particular case, may make application to any court I
or near Traverse Bay. And the saidact of.record of the United :
shall be
ORDERS ) Head, Savannah, Fernandina St. Augustine and and States or any judge thereof, or .
GENERAL Jacksonville in the articles of food and clothing is hereby BO amended as to substitute for the first to any commissioner appointed under tha laws of the :-
NO. 8. f ladles: and childrens goods generally and articles groceries clause of the first proviso in the first section thereof so United States, to taka bail or affidavits, or for other Ju..

I. All regimental officers and staff officers attached not contraband of war. far as the same shall be applicable to the grant of lands dicial purposes whatsoever, setting forth that such controversy

to regiments and detachments, are prohibited from occupying III. To trade is a privilege, and no person will be allowed made to aid in the construction of the railroad described difficulty, or disorder has arisen, briefly sta. M

quarters outside the limits of their respective to buy and sell for profit unless he be a citizen of by the foregoing amendment, these words: :Provided, ting the nature thereof;and when and," wo the tame -;
detachments. violation of this order That the lands so to be selected shall in occurred, and certified -
regiments or Any the United States and subscribe to any legal oath or no case be exhibiting a copy or extract of \

will be brought to trial by General Court MartiaLII obligation that is ,or may be prescribed by law and at further than twenty miles from the line of said road: the shipping-articles, roll, or other proper paper of the
non-commissioned officer or soldier ; Provided 'l'hatthe time ship vessel to the effect that the f
Any omcer, threatened by the the officer commanding further specified in the 4th person in question
points ,
found beyond the limits of his regiment or detachmentafter further exact as enemy a eondition, that the trader I section of the act hereby amended for the completion of is of the crew or ships company of such ship or vessel; ,

taps, with or without the countersign, save only shall may himself to serve, in some military said road shall not be extended. and further stating and certifying that such person has

the General Commanding, the Colonel Commanding to aid in the engage defence of the place. capacity, Sxo. 2. And be it further enacted That the lands withdrawn himself or is believed to be about to with

Camps, General and Regimental Staff Officers, the Officer IV. Persons desiring to trade will apply to the commanding granted by the act amended by this act, and also by the draw himself, from the control and discipline of the,

of the Day, Officers and Non-commissioned officers officer of the Post and obtain his written con-- i provisions of this act, to aid in the construction of the master and officers of the said ship or,vessel, or that he '

of the Guard on duty, will be arrested and confined until sent, specifying the kind nature and extent of the i railroad described in the foregoing section, shall be disposed has refused, or is about to refuse,to submit to and obey ;t

the cause of absence has been investigated at these trade, and when he requires, importations from northern of only in the following manner thais to say, the lawful jurisdiction of such consular or commercial '

Headquarters. Passes duly signed by the Brig.General cities he will in like manner apply for his PEKUXT. The when the governor of the State of Michigan shall certify authority in the premises : and further stating and cer- '

Commanding, and attested by the Act'gAss't Adj't commanding officer of the Post to the Secretary of the Interior that ten consecutive tifying that, to the best of?the knowledge and belief.of
appoint .
some good r
General will be duly respected ; but such passes will officer to supervise these matters may who will miles of said road have been completed in a.good and the officer certifying,such person is not a citizen of the

be given only in cases of absolute necessity. inspect the stores, and when there, is sufficient frequently substantial manner as a first-clasa-railroad,indicating United States,and thereupon such judge;commissioner/ V
attention of all concerned is called to com where said or other judicial officer on inspection of .
111. The parties petition will fix the price of sale. These stores will in definitely completed section commences and such applica

so much of General Orders No. 20 and 35, series of like manner be subject to the supervision of the Commanding where the same terminate, the said secretary shall tion, the same being ia writing and duly authenticated '

1834. from these Headquarters, as forbids: rapid riding General ox the Department of the South by : cause patents to issue to said state for so much of said by the consular or other sufficient official seal, eballiasnewarrntfurhearrestofthe

-inJd; about Jacksonville. These orders must be strict- I himself an Inspector GeneraL binds as are located opposite to, and coterminous with, hls person so complained ot ;
complied with by all. V. In order that purchases be made with eeon.:_;]I "'said completed section of said road; and so from timeto directed to the marshal of the United States for the appropriate i

BY ORDER OF ,BRIG.-GEN. SCAMXOX : the officer may time for each completed section of ten miles of said district,"Or in his discretion to any person
omy commanding of each Post will make
THOS. J. ROBINSON being citizen of the United States whom
of his action In road until the whole shall be completed. he may
ports regard to trade with the of
t 1st Lieut. 21t u. S. C. T. traders amounts of Approved, June 7, 18M. specially: depute for the purpose, requiring such person -
goods desired for sale &c. to the
: to be before him for '
It :37.: Act Ass t Adj't Gm'lOFFICE brought examination at a certain
commanding general of the department, who will, in time and And if
0w.nD CXL place. ; on such examination, it shall
like make full
manner, reports to the Secretary of the
I An Act for honorable be made to'appear that the person BO arrested is citizen
United States to to provide granting an Dischargeto a -
DEPOT COMMISSARY Treasury, the end thathe instruct j '
may of the United States he shall be forthwith
Coal-heavers and Firemen in the Naval Service. discharged :;
the collectors of
the ports from which shipments are expected -.i Be it enacted by the Senate and House Representative: torn: arrest, and shall be left to the ordinary
as to and clearances. It
JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Feb. 14, 1865. being utterly impracticable necessary permits that a general commanding of the United States of America in Congress assembled, course of law. But if this shallnot be made to appear,

coal-heav and such Judge, commissioner, or other judicial author
CIRCULAR No. should That honorable discharges may be granted to
military operations give his personal attention i r
and firemen in the naval service of the United. ity shall find, upon the papers hereinbefore referred to :
In consequence of recent orders received from the to such matters, it is desirable that. much as
States in the same'manner and subject to the same conditions a sufficient prima facie case that the matter concerns.
and by the approval of should be
Chief C. S. of the Department, possible delegated to Post,commanders, and the internal order and of .'
only discipline 'such
the General Commanding this District, it is requiredthat they should be held to the strictest account that no trade as such discharges are now-granted to seamen foreign
ship Or vessel or. whether in its nature civil
in future, all Officers and Citizens will make purchase is permitted injurious to the military interests of the ordinary seamenl&ndsmen. and.boys.. or criminal.:
does 1).0d'td [affect] directly the execution of the lawsof
Subsistence Stores in sufficiently large quantities United States. Appoved, June T; United
the States, or the rights and duties of
to last them a period of not less than ten (10) days. VI. Sales of cotton will be restricted absolutely to 'of.the United States he'.haJ1 anycitizen
forthwith by his
Fresh Beef and Soft Bread will be furnished as heretofore the United States Treasury agents, and no title in cottonor 'dxnx. commit such
warrant to where
An Act to create an additional Supervising Inspector of person prison prisoners
Also that when purchasesare bill of sale will
to cover this period.) be respected until after the cotton is under sentenee of a court of the United States .
made for O1ftcers' Messes, the Officer signing the sold at New York. Country people having small lots of Steamboats and two local Inspeetors-ofSteamboats mar
Collection Tennessee be lawfully or to the master er'chief officer
District of
Memphis -
for the
order will state the number of persons in his mess, cotton are permitted to bring the same in to be ex "
and two local Inspectors for the Collec- of such foreign ship er vessel, in his discretion, to bo
All orders shall distinctly certifyt the Subsistence changed for food and clothing for their families. The
the lawful orders control and
other subJect'to discipline of
of and for ,
tion District
Stores required are for the use of the Officer purchasing Quartermaster will set aside a store or warehouse, to Purposes.Oregon, the master or chief officer for the time being, of such

and must be written on not less than half sheet of which each wagon bearing cotton will, after entering Be enaciedbythe Smote and House of Eepresentativuof ship, and'to the jurisdiction of the consular or commer*
Letter the military lines proceed direct. where an agent of
'cial the nation
to which such
America in assembled authority ship or vessel
Slates Congress
The following are the parties who are entitled to purchase the Treasury Department will receive and weigh the the United belong to the exclusion of
be and in, the may anyauU10rity or jurisdiction -
Subsistence Stores, and the rates that win hereafter same, and pay for it the price fixed in the 8th section ot That there shall designated in the premises of the United States
tiw who shall be paid the or any state
by and
mode prescribed ,
be charged them. the Act of Congress approved July 2.18Q4 vie : three- .
thereof Provided nevertheless That the
same annual compensation as is now paid, one. additional : expenses ef
Officers at contract prices. fourths the value of cotton quoted in the New York .
of steamboats.and two local the arrest and the detention of the person so arrested
Citizens in Government Employ, fifty (50) per cent. market and the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby supervising inspector
; inspectors of steamboats, at Portland in the collection shall be paid by the consul general, consuls, or vie con-
additional.All requested to make appointments of,,agents to carry out and two for the collection district .of sub : And.provided, further That no person shall;bo :

other parties, one hundred (100) per cent. additional the provisions of said act at the posts of Hilton Head, district of Oregon Tennessee, at an':annual compensation of detained more than two months after his arrest, but' at.- :

and then only on "approved" orders from the Savannah, Fernandina and Jacksonville. Memphis, end of that time shall be set
seven hundred dollars, to b6 paid as provided by law, the at liberty and shall not
Vn. In order that the duties
Brig.-Gen. Commanding. hereby imposed on arrested for the
like and said inspectors again be same cause.
as in case other inspectors ;'
C. K. LED3Y, commanding officers of.Posts may not neglected or the duties and be subject to the provision Approved June u.. &".
Com. Sub. Volunteers, slighted by the changes incident to rank .and changes. shall perform ,
eighteen hundred
\ Chief C. 8. Dist. Fla. of troops,the Commanding General of the Departmentof ef the steamboat: act of Augtutjtt&tieh" Cnjimscxvu.:

IOn Icu L :]' the South will appoint a special officer to command at and.' fifty&two. Ititfuriher ewcteiThat :o much of .An Act'to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury te> '
THOS. J. ROBINSON each said Posts with small garrison not to be changed 8C? .
a aCt for appointment of two local stipulate for the Release from Attachment or
8. 0. T. without his order and when other commandedby said as provides -*
Lieut. 21st
1st U. troops, of steamboats In the district Wheeling on other Process, Property claimed by the V !
It 27. Ac't Ass't A dj't Gen'Z. a senior, are added or arrive, the command of the inspectors Ohio and for their compensation,is.hereby, ; '_' 'United States, and for other Purposes .
the River :
) Post will not change but the additional troops Will be- Be it enacted by the Senate and Home pf 'Bepreften*

MISCELLANEOUS.TALUABLE encamped. near by and act according to special repealed.. Sse. s. .And' be it further.enacted t'...That eachengi* tatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled -

tions. to the of That whenever property owned or held
neer and pilot, licensed. according provisions any
By order of said act shall pay for every certificate" granted by any ,:by the,United'States, or in.which the United .8tatf.

\ E12 Maj. Gen. W. T. 8HEBMAN. Inspector: inspectors, the sum of ten dollars, to be accounted -. have or claim an interest}shall,in any judicial proceeding -. ri

Y SALE, ix ST. ACQUBTWB L. M. DATTOJT,Major and Asst. Adj't Gen. for. in the mode provided by Uw.SxcTi. under. the laws'of'DT state,'district,or-territory;

Houses and Lots, suitable for Winter Residences. Also Official- And I*'<< / rt her enacted That. the forty. .be seized, arrested,attached, or held'e security orsaUafactiot

several Vacant Lota, the most desirable in the city Taos. J.ROBCTSOJT,. second section"of the act of August thirty,eighteen hun of any claim made against'I&1d.Propen9.UIh&Ub

for erecting buildings. Apply to 1st Menu:, A. A. A. G.. DJat. trla. dred and fifty-two, be so construed as,to require the.inspection lawful for the Secretary of the: Treasury, in bidiscretion. .

W. C. MORRILL: _- of the hull and boiler,in the, manner ,prescribed ; d direct the solicitor of1 the treasury to

14atf- Fernandina, Fla. MAB&IAGE8. by that act of ever: vessel propelled in wholeor cause a. stipulation to be mitered into by,theproptr dfc :c f

In part by steam,and engaged AS s ferry.boftt, tog ortouringboat krfct attorney for tho dlschju' df such property froaBu<3 '

'in all cases where under,the .seizure arrest, attachment or proceeding,to the effect', :
canal-boat : ,
or .
TITSWORTH M. D.- On the llth inst. > the Bey. John !S. Sw aim, Mr.
by 'tie
.that such the claim'
R of theI07th laws of the United States. :such vessel may be :,engaged upon discharge, person asserting .
HOMEPATHIC PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, John Bricker of fitark.Connty, Ohio, a member in the commerce= with fpreign nations,.or among the ,against such property shall become entitled toan- tho '

at the TAYLOR HousE, earner of Bay & Market Streets.] Regt. Ohio Vols., to Miss Maria Walker of Duval several states. benefits act;,.and in all cases where 'snch tip.;;..... ,;,

TEETH EXTRACTED WITH EASE.N. County of this'State Slag 5. And be it further; .enacted,;,That all engineers Utlcn shill be entered Into, as aforesaid, and the prop-i: ;,

B.-Terms CASH as soon services, are rendered.. On the isthby'the same, Mr. A. A. Adapts to Miss and pilots. of f -bosts'tugboatstawing'boataor erty shall, in consequence thereof.dischargedva----; ..

; v. Bilcox both of Duval County.On canal-boats;subject to inspection: by:this net, shall, be aforesaid and final judgment shall be gfren in the court: : .
Mary ,
DOCTOR TTTSWORTH'S FEVER AND AGUE1 classified and licenced in the same manner as are pilots of last resort to which the,Secretary of the Treasury may .J
of "
is a'sure cure for CHILLS INTERMIT' .'Thursday by the same; Mr. James Adams such .to be 'carried VV '
MEDICINE and engineers by said act of August thirty, eighteen: deem proper to ca.tUe proceedings .

TENT and REMITTENT FEVERS. Bny. it, .all -connty. Ga., to Miss Angeline Crosby" of Mach hundred and fifty-two. affirming the claim' for the seats tT ,or aim/'f.: t"1

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; H ; --'T; ; FOr of the ,quartermaster'1department and sixty-three, f three tandred.lhocand Tohzateen ,
which arch hallliaTt :been Instituted and And the said or statement shall b8 the incidental expenses *
proceeding complaint
plaint. '
on letter SHd who were at the time enUrtaeat
of postage packages : tetaaQy, esxoQlland .
the right of the,pet+au eertng| the tame.:to :enforce it I read to the accused who may' plead. to or "answer the received, and consfctnig sent by officers oil! the mrmy oft public subject to draft Jn the state in whichther, volim- i
against each propertyby means; of uch proceedings, same, or make a counter- tatement. . martial military commissions teered. shall receive from the United States the
the claims of the there. it enacted That the said trial wrrice expenses of co nrts- same
notwithstanding United States 'Sic.: 4. And be further Including the 'additional amount of bounty without regard to color.'
1 to, IUchbalJt\dimentah&U be deemed to 'all"intent ., shall thereupon be proceeded with in a summary man and courts inquiry,
: recorders Sic. 4. And be it enacted That all
advocate member, further ,. persons
and purposes, a fall and final determination of the ner, and the case shall be decided by the court, unless, compensation of jndge color of
under the free the nineteenth
service actrof who were on of
'and witnesses while on that ; day April,
of such and shall answering the accused shall ,
rights person, entitiegsuch person, as at the time for pleading or hundred
and two eighteen and and have
extra sixty-one who
against the United States to such rights as he would demand a jury, in which case the trial shall be upon the March sixteenth, eighteen hundred pay been
direction of the enlisted and mustered into the military service of
soldiers employed, under the quartermasterjs the
; t i hare have had in case possession said property had complaint and plea ot not guilty. to
of barracks United States shall from the time of their
,.. not been changed ; and if such claim be for the pay SEC. 5. And be it further enacted, That it shall not department, In the erection enlistment,
ment of shall such convictedon quarters, storehouses, and hospitals ;.in the construe be entitled to receive the pay, bounty, and clothing
money atxd the same by ,judgementbe be lawful for,the court sentence, any person
found to be due, the presentation of a duly authenticated such trial to any greater punishment than imprisonment tion of of roads, and onlother: constant labor, for periods allowed to such persons by the laws existing at the
copy of the record of such 'Judgment and pro. In jail for one year, or to a fine exceeding five of not less than ten days, under the acts of March second time of their enlistment, And the Attorney-General of
ceedings shall be sufficient evidence, the proper accounting hundred dollars, or both, in its discretion, in those cases eighteen hundred and nineteen, and August fauth the United States IM hereby authorized: to determineany
officers for the allowance thereof; and the where the laws of the United States authorize such [forth,] eighteen hundred and fifty-four, including question of law arising under this provision. And
same shall thereupon be allowed and paid out of any imprisonment and fine. those< employed as clerks at division and department if the Attorney.General aforesaid shall determine that

moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated: SRC. 6. And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful headquarters ; expenses of expresses to and from the any of such enlisted persons are entitled to receive any
f Provided, That the amount so to be allowed and paid for the court to allow the district attorney to amend frontier posts and armies In the field ; of escorts to paymasters pay, bounty received or clothing, in addition t what theyliave
shall not exceed the value of the interest of the United his statement or'complaint at any stage of the proceedings and other disbursing officers and to trains where I already the Secretary of shall make all _>

States iu the property in question : And provided, before verdict, if, in the opinion of the court, such military escorts cannot be furnished ; expenses of the -I necessary,,regulations to enable the pay department to F/. .
further, That nothing herein contained shall be con- amendment will work no injustice to the accused ; andif interment of officers killed in action, or who die whenon mae payment in accordance with such determination. ;
as recognizing or concediug any right to enforce by it appear to the court that the accused is unpreparedto duty in the field, or at posts on the frontiers, or at 5. And be it further enacted. That all enlist \i:
seizure attachment amended and that other and places when ordered by the Secretaryof ments hereafter made in the of the United \i
arrest, or any judicial process, any meet the charge as an adjourn posts rglArarr
claim against the property of the United States, or ment of the cause will promote the ends of justice, such War, and of non-commissioned officers and soldiers ; States, during the rebellion, :.; ;
against any property held, owned, or employed by the adjournment shall be made until a further day, to be authorized office furniture ; hire of laborers in the may be for the term of three years. :I'
United States, or by any department thereof, for any : fixed by the court. quartermaster's department ; including the hire of in. I'' Approved, June 15, 1864. '.

public use, or as waiving any objection to any proceeding SEC. 7. And be it further enacted. That at such trial, if terpreters, spies, and guides for the army ; compensa -- .
instituted to enforce any such claim. by jury, the United States and the accused shall each tion of cl rks to officers of the quartermaster's depart- CHAPTER cxxv. .
Approved, June 11, 1864 be entitled to three peremptory challenges. Challengesfor ment compensation of forage and wagon-masters, authorized
1j in such cases,shall be tried by the court with by the act of July fifth, eighteen hundred and An Act to incorporate the Home for Friendless Women
CHAPTER cxvin.An out causel d of triers. I thirty-eight : for the apprehension of deserters,and the and Children.

Act in Relation to the Limitation of Actions in certain Approved, June 11, 18G-i. expenses incident to their pursuit ; and for the follow Be i enacted. by the Senate and JQe of Repreentativtt

l' Cases. ing expenditures required for the several regiments of of United States of America Congress assembled,
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives CHAPTER cxxn. cavalry, the batteries of light artillery, and such com- That Mary T. Hay, Eliza M. Morris, Jane F. James,
of the United States of America in Congress as- An Act to abolish the Collection Districts of Port Orford panies of infantry as may be mounted, viz : the pur- Eliza Wade .Fitzgerald, Georgians F. Speaks, Emily B. -
sembled, That whenever, during the existence of the and Cape Perpetua, in the State of Oregon. chase of travelling forges, blacksmiths' and shoeing Rubles, Indiana Plant, Mary Grayham, Maria Virginia
present; rebellion, any action civil or criminal,shall accrue Be it enacted by the :Senate and House of Representatives tools, horses and mule shoes and nail, iron and steel Brown, and their associates and successors, are hereby
against any person who, by reason of resistance to of the United States of America in Congress assembled ,I for shoeing hire of veterinary surgeons, medicines for I created a body corporate and politic, common
the execution of the laws of the United States, or the That the collection districts of Cape Perpetuaand horses and mules, picket ropes, and for shoeing the I seal, the right of succession, with wit to a sue and

I interruption of the ordinary course of judicial proceed Port Orford, heretofore established by law are horses of the corps named ; also, generally, the prop I liability to be sued as a natural person, and the said
ings, cannot be served with process for the commence hereby abolished, and the same attached to the edUec. cr and authorized expenses for the movements and operations corporation shall be known by the name of I The Home
ment of such action or the arrest of such person, or tion district of Oregon. of an army not expressly assigned. to any other for the Relief Friendless Women and Children."
whenever, after such action, civil or criminal, shall Approved, June 11, lSG!. department, thirteen million dollars. The business of said corporation be the establishment -
have accrued, such person cannot, by reason of such For tho purchase of cavalry and artillery horses, in the City of shal at a convenient
resistance of the laws, or such interruption of judicial CHAPTER cxxm. twenty-one million dollars. and eligible point 'Vashinton. in distance -
t proceedings, be arrested or served with process for the Au Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to confirm For- mileage, or the allowance made to officersof miles from the city, of an institution ttU where provisionscan seven

commencement of the action, the time during which certain private Land Claims in the Territory of the army for the transportation of themselves antI be made by public charity for the care and relief of
such person shall so be beyond the reach of legal process New Mexico." their baggac. when travelling: on duty without troops, friendless and deserving females, and for the care and
shall not be deemed or taken as any part of the time lIe it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives escorts,or supplies, seven hundred thousand dollars. maintenance of young orphan or destitute children
limited by law for the commencement of such action. : of the United States of America in Congress assembled For transportation of the army, including the bag- male or female, who may be or are likely to become a
Approved, June 11, 1864. / That the sixth section of the the act entitled gage of the troops when moving either by land or water charge upon public charity. And said corporation shall
"An Act to confirm certain private land claims in the ; of clothing, camp, and garrison equipage, form the possess and enjoy all the powers essential and
CHAPTER cxix. I. Territory of New Mexico," approved Juue twenty-first, depots of Philadelphia, Cincinnati, and New York to for the carrying out of the purposes of its creation.proper.
4 An Act relating to Members cf Congress, Heads of eighteen hundred and sixty, be, and the same is hereby the several posts and army depots, and from those de- I SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That said corporation -
Departments, and other Officers of the Gov- : so amended as to enable the beir ftf Luis Maria pots to the troops in the field ; and of subsistence stores may receive, take, and hold purchase, gift
ernment. Baca to raise and withdraw the selection and locationof from the places of purchase, and from the places of de- I or devise, any real or personal estate, for the ,
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives one of the square bodies of land confirmed to them livary under contract, to such places as the circumstances contemplated in this act : Provided, however puroses
If> the United State: of America in Congress assembled, by said act, heretofore located by said heirs on the Pe- of the service may require them to be sent ; of ord- nett annual income of their real estate shall not exceed
That no member of the Senate.or House of Representa.. cos River, adjoining the Fort Sumner reservation, and nanco, ordnance stores, and small arms, from founder- thirty thousand
lives shall, alter his election and during his continuance to select and re-locate the same, in the manner provided ies and armories to the arsenals, fortifications, frontier 3. And dolar.SEC. enacted, That Mary T.
in office nor shall any.Jhead of a department, head 'of a by said act, at any time before twenty-first: day posts, and army depots ; freight, wharfage, tolls, and I shay, Eliza M. Morris, Eliza Wade Georgiana
bureau; clerk, or any other officer,of the government I Of June, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-five, ferriages ; for the purchase and hire of horses, mules, Speaks Emily B. Ruggles, )'itzgralc Jane F. -
receive or agree to receive any.compensation whatsoever I upon any of the public lands, unoccupied and not min- oxen, and harness, and the purchase and repair of James, Mary Grayham,Maria Virginia Brown, shallconstitute
directly or indirectly, for any services rendered, or I eral, within the limits of the Territory of New Mexico, wagons, carts, and drays, and of ships, and other sea the board of managers until the first Monday
to Tendered, after.the passage of this,act, to any person : as said limits were known and defined by law on the going vessels, and boats required for the transportation of May A. 1). eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and
either by himself or,Another, in relation to ahy i twenty-first day of June, ill the year eighteen hundredand of supplies for garrison purposes ; for drayage and I their successors shall be chosen or elected herein until -
proceeding, contract,claimcontroversy, charge, accusation sixty ; and upon such selection and relocation, cartage at the several posts ; hire of teamsters ; trans provided. A meeting of the members of the associationshall n
; arrest, or other matter or thing,in which the the title to said square body of land, the same being portation of funds for the pay and other disbursing de- be held on the first Monday of May eighteen hundred
United States is a party, or directly or indirectly interested the one fifth part of the private claim confirmed to said partments ; the expense of sailing public transports on and sixty-five at some convenient hour, and -
,before any department, courtmartialbureau, heirs as aforesaid, so selected and re-located, shall be, the various river, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic in the city of of which two weeks' place
officer;or any civil, military, r. naval commission and is hereby, confirmed to the said heirs of the said and Pacific ; and for procuring water at such posts as, notice shall 'Vashingn. board of in public .
whatever. And any person; offending against any provision Luis Mari Bac& as fully and perfectly as if the same from their sitnation, require it to b<5 brought from a daily newspapers published in the city managers of .
of this act shall, on conviction thereof, be'deemed .had'been selected andlocated within three years from distance ; and for clearing roads, and removing obstructions and at such meeting the of the Washington association; .
guilty of a misdemeanor, and be punished by a fine and'after the approval of the act aforesaid. from roads, harbors and riversto, the extent who shall be present member to elect board
net exceeding ten thousand dollars, and by imprison-!, SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That upon such selection which may be required for the actual operations of the managers in the shal those proceed hereby a of
meat for a term not e weeding two years at the! discretion : and re-location all right, title,'and interest of troops in the field, forty million dollars. authorized ; and Ilace any be reelected designated or
J of the court trying the same, and shall be forever the said heirs ot Luis Maria Baca. of, in, and to the For hire of commutation of quarters for officers on time to time. Each member manager at may such from -
i thereafter incapable of holding office of honor body of land heretofore selected and located hire of meeting, shall be
any square by military duty quarters for troops ; of storehouses entitled to one vote. An of
1 trust, or profit under the government of the UnitedStates them en the Pecos River, adjoining the Fort Sumner for the safekeeping of military stores ; of ates or corporators annua meeting asoc.
reservation in New Mexico, is hereby divested declared for shal lie manner and
j i and grounds summer cantonments ; for the constructionof I notice, be held on Monday of upn
t Approved< June 11, 18M. I nail; and void, and the same shall revest in 'thegovernment temporary huts, hospitals, and stables, and for repairing year after eighteen hundred and sixty-five May, for each

.of the United States. public buildings at established posts, five mil election of managers for the ensuing but, if the
CHAPTEBCIX.AnAct.to Approved, June 11,1864. lion dollars. year; ,
any case, the said meeting shall for
change and define the Boundaries of the ,For and any reason, fail t
heating cooking-stoves, one hundred thousand be held on the day herein des the Ram -
Eastern and Western Judicial Districts of CHAPTER czxiv. dollars. upon the notice above rated. --- ---- 1U
'Virginia,and to alter.the Names of said An Act making Appropriations for the Support of the !For: constructing and extending the telegraph for mil- day within three months provided thereafter, be held on any other
and the
Districts and for other Purposes.Be Army, for the year ending the thirtieth June, itary purposes, and for expenses in operating same, then elected shall hold their offices until; the first managers Monday
enacted by the Senate and House,of Representatives eighteen hundred and sixty-five, and two hundred seventy-five thousand dollars. or May next ensuing and until their J
of tfa UnitedStaUi of America in ,(Qojigres. assembled, for other Purposes.Be For supplies, transportation, and care of prisoners of shall be chosen as aforesaid., The said board successors of
That the jurisdiction of the western district of Virginiashall&ereaftejc "it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa.tiyes war, nine hundred thousand dollar: shall have, to fill vacancies managers -
be cpetcte>}si ve.with i,d confined) to the of the United States of America in Congress as .!For purchasing' constructing, and maintenanceof therein between the power regular any above occurring
limit of the&atc West Virginia,and shallbe called the 'sembled, That'the following: sums be, and the same are steam-rams, two hundred seventy-five thousand dol this act, and a majority eleion shall provided In
1 district of West Virginia ;.and the. jurisdiction of the hereby,.appropriated, out of any money in the treasurynot i lars. quorum for the transaction of boar. form a
eastern district of Virginia shall hereafter be coextensive otherwise appropriated, for the support of the army For clothing for the army, camp and garrison equipage, SEC. 4. And be it farther That
i ,with the limits and include the, whole of the State for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen and for expenses of offices and arsenals, fifty-eight mullion of managers shall have enae. the bo
w of Virginia, and shall be called ,the district of Virginia.: hundred. and sixty-five :- dollars. II matrons, assistants and teachers agent
The jinlge.of the said district of West Virginia shall annually ;For expenses.of recruiting, transportation of recruits ,For contingencies of the army, four hundred thousand servants as be, deemed to
hold six sessions as ..follows At and to citizen for dOlestcs.ad shal necessarv. :
: ; Clarksburg,on compensation surgeons. medical at. dollars. -- needful .
tile.34th days March and August tie tendance three hundred thousand dollars. al proper regulations for
;Wheeling, on : For medicines, instruments, and dressings, two mil. their respective, or specific duties
sixth days-of April and September: ; and at ChWestoD1 For purchase of books of, tactics and instructions for lion seven hundred and fifteen thousand dollars. '. for the government general, direction and as well a j i
on 4eJ nineteenth day. of April and,,September. The volunteers,-fifty thousand dollars. For control of all persons
; ,. hospital rcs, bedding, and so forth, three mil. who may at any time become inmates of the
judge of the district Virginia shall, in addition to the ;For contingent expenses of the adjutant-general's department I lion five hundred and eighty-seven thousand eight hun.. authorized by this act, and Home'
sessions heretofore held by ..him as'judge'of the eastern at headquarters of the several military departments dred and fifty-two dollars. and youth committed to may their prescribe for the children -

r' district of.Virginia,:hoW segaipns at the times:aid place five thousand: dollars. For hospital furniture and field equipments, six hun discipline as be deemed care such rules of J
t within the district of Virginia;.wh J .and where: sessions For copying official reports the'armies .of the United dred and eighteen thousand dollars. SEC. 5. sha it further by them necea. i

where held: prior to the.passage of this act.by the States, for publication,.five thousand dollars. For books, stationery, and printing,' one hundred any child who from the enacted,
judge of the western district Virginia. : For bounties and premiums for the enlistment of and twenty thousand dollars. parents neglect or inability of its
or guardian to
SEC. 2. And be it.furOtr'enadtd i That all the records recruits tor the regular army,three' hundred and fifty For ice fruits, and other comforts, three hundred upon public charity and support shall it, shall become a charge .
and files ot the courts of the ,western district of Virginia thousand, dollars. thousand dollars. of be surrendered to tho
charge the association
hitherto held.within the limits('of the district Virginia For the pay of advance bounties to volunteers and For hospital clothing, seven hundred and fifty thousand this act such pursuant to the provisions of
as prescribed and fixed iu,the first section.of this drafted men, five million dollars. dollars. by parent or by its guardian, or by the

act shall remain; and be pt.1nthe.djstrlct Virginia; For pay premiums, rent of buildings and grounds, For citizen nurses, two hundre and ten thousand dol overseer Washington or superimtendent or other. officer of the poor of said city of
and all records and files;of'(the.courts:: pf the western. transportation, subsistence, lodging, commutation of poor, or whenever, having the charge of th&
I district of;Virgiu1ahitherko held.\vi: the limits of the fuel and quarters, straw, postage, stationery, advertising lars.For care of sick soldiers in private hospitals, thirty- shall be surrendered any destitute and dependent rphan
district of West+Virginia, as prescribed'and fixed by the. medicines, and medical attendance, and all other one thousand two hundred dollars. herein provided t such institution, in the manner.
first section of this act, shall remain and be kept in the necessary expenses incidental to the collecting, drilling, For artificial limbs for soldiers and seamen, forty- by such parent ,by an instmentn writing duly sige
district 9f.WestVirgin1a..And.au writs,. suits, .pleas and organizing volunteers, and for the necessary expenses five thousand dollars. board of officer, sld.
recognizances indictments and all other civil under the enrollment act five managers may, in their discretion, place
; process, million dollars. For citizen physicians, and medicines furnished by child to service with .
or criminal,,issued, sued out, commenced, or pending, ;For pay of the army, nine million nine hundred and them, four. hundred and five thousand dollars. of indenture to some proper person under articles
of which, if this act had: never_been passed, the judge, seventy-one thousand two hundred and forty-three dollars For hire of clerks and laborers in purveying depots, sucn_. provisions. for. executed in due for of law- with---..
' of the western district would ,have had Jurisdictionwithin and sixty cents. seventy-five thousand dollars. be maintenance ad education as shall'
the limits of the said, district;of:Vlrginia,'aa defined For commutation of officers' subsistence, one million For examining and recording meteorological observa- of the approved District by one of the judges of the supreme court
by this act shall be, returned entered, and have seven hundred and twenty-three thousand six hundred tions taken at the military posts of the United States of Columbia ; and the said board of managers
day before,.and be heard and determined by, the judge and. twenty-nine dollars and fifty cents. army seven hundred and fifty dollars. such are child hereby authorized to permit the adoption of
t of the, district of Virginia in the same manner and For commutation of forage for officers' horses, For army medical museum, five thousand dollars. who any .under by any respectable aud proper person .
with the same validity and'effect; as they should have oce. hundred and four thousand six hundred dollars. For'.contingent expenses of the medical department shad undertake provisions to be approved as aforesaid,
been.rotorned,.entered, heard, and determined by the ,For payments in lieu of clothing for officers' ser- forty-seven thousand eight hundred' and thirty-eight, education of the maintenanct care, and proper !.
judge of tre western district Virginia, if this act had vants, eighty-two thousand eight hundred and twenty dollars. such or orphan child
,! never been passed, dollars. For laboratory for testing and rearranging medicines the SEC. 6. And be it further enacted, That in case of
2o. 3.. ,And be H fur&er enacted, That all the judicial ,. For payments to discharged soldiers for clothing not and hospital supplies, five thousand dollars. ent child death or legal incapacity of the father of any depen-
fi+l proceedings of the court of the western district drawn, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars. For washing'and washing-machines for crime or of the imprisonment of such father for
t of Virginia had *ritbbu the limits of the district of West For pay volunteers, including the bounties author where matrons cannot be employed fifteen hospitals his or of h abandoning or neglecting to provide for
YhgtuU4axetheerecon fixed by.the first section of this act, since ized: "by law, one hundred and seventy-seven million dollars thousand family, mother, if residing in the District of .

oLWca ,Virginia 1to..fa state, are hereby four hundred and sixty-two thousand seven hundredand For expenses of the commanding general's office children Columbia, sha be deemed the lega guardian of her
made and declared to be as valid and binding as if this : twenty-eight dollars and twenty-five cents: Provi ten thousand dollars. purposes of and shall have

act had been passed contemporaneously with the act e I ded, That if any officer ,in the regular volunteer forces -' For the secret service, one hundred thousand'dollars. the power to make the surrender aforesaid. But in case
tablishing( State pf West Virginia and; said judicial shall' employ a i soldier as- a servant, such officer, For armament of million mother also be dead, or a non-resident of said dis
proceedings. had been under and by virtue of this act., shall not' be entitled :to any pay or ,allowances for 'a, For the current expenses fortific&tiODS1.two of the ordnance dollars.' service tct or legally incapable of acting in the premises, or-
Approved, June -11,1864. servant or servants, but shall be subject the deduc five hundred thousand dollars. improned for crime, or neglect to provide for such

ton from his pay required by the third section of the For ordnance, ordnance stores, and supplies includ-.I c ad c there be no guardian or other person .
ciiAPTo'em.. act entitled "An act to define the pay.and emoulumentsof lug* the purchase and manufacture of 'arms bound ,support such child, or qualified to
F ,- An Act to provide for the aunjnary Trial of minor Of. certain officers of the army and for,other purposes," :'menta; and horse equipments for volunteers,and' accoutre- make the surrender aforesaid, then, and i any such
fences against the Laws of the:United States. approved July seventeen*!eighteen hundred and sixty twenty million dollars.. regulars case, the superintendent of the poor, or mayor of
Be enacted by the Senate and:$oaseQf Representatives two : And provided, further, That the second sectionof )( For? the manufacture of arms at the national Washington, or otherpublie, officer having charge of
of the United States of Am r1qa 1n :Congress assembled the act entitled.*'An act giving further compensation' I 'two million five hundred thousand dollars. armory: the poor, .ha for the purposes of this act,be required

Ut.ahal1 be lttiwfahfor'.tbe: judge of'any' I. to the captain and subalterns, of the army of the,?United i For repairs, improvements, and new as gar of such child, and mar make, as
machinery such
district court.of the United JStates to hold in certain at the such child
: special session States cases, allowing. ten dollars addition. the national armory, one hundred thousand to the said corporation
cf said'court,at any,, el:1'thether.J.1tenu: or al per month to any officer in actual ,command--, of a' For.the purchase of gunpowder and lead two dollars. by the in8tent.in writing aforesaid, which sur-
vacationfor, 'th.e' trial of., plnor,pffensest agains.the .company, as compensation for his duties and re'sppnsibilities ; dollars. million render respects,be as valid and effectual as
laws of the:United-States, as hereinafter o) ed. I, with respect to the clothing, arms and aceontrez For repairs and improvements at arsenals if made by the father or parent of such child : Provided,
&BC.:3.: And,'be itfurfher' enacted, That :%whenever 4acomplaint lents, of the company, shall be construed too, apply new and additions to present buildings and including i I That no surrender of any such child shall be made.
s)1a.n) v 6 xuadeag'a1nat.n1 master officer only to officers in actual machinery, | under the provisions of this section
: orS company command as afore tools, and.fixtures, two million dollars. :; unless such surrender -
!n4yper fan7 ahipor vessel! belonging,, Jn whole or in 'said.For For the signal service of the sh on examination, be approved by one of
part;4p assaytizerr oi.atisons of the ited..States, of subsistence in kindifor regulars,volunteers, and thousand dollars. army, one hundred the the supreme court of said district.

thecxmyopisaion OfJwy offence;iot} ,,capital or otherwfso drafted men, ninety one million ,four .hundred and For compensation of two clerks in the SEC. 7. And be it fh'er enactedThat the board of
inf a P\I, against.ADl 1aW 4f."Ui.8 or-.q,protectlgn of persons Or'pe :lars and cents. vice-prealdent,
> ty ed inoos thirty SEC. 2. And be it further enacted That secetar ad they may ,
.. *erceoraatlg, }ijO Ai j-i t;,.ebgil fn>.tbedut1.9tihQ vmy For'tho regular supplies for the quartermaster's department of color who have been or may be mustered, all'persons into fnbrelec a treasurer. may, I their discre
trict Attorney 4o.mmtigatejhejjaiae'andthe( ; general ;consiB.ing.of fuel for the" officers'enlisted; military service of the United States shall the an executive committee, consisting of five
> natw thefeoIf..4ihtsopJwn; the case )fi 'such 'fme."ffu&rd, hospitals, storehouses,. and offices i of fora same uniform, clothing arms,equipments receive the members of their board, who may, under the general

:vt" as eltcnldbeanmittt4riithtrie4'wtder, lie provisions? of o-ia kind for the hones,mules and.oxen for the. uar- page, rations, medical and' hospital attendance, camp equi direction of the ba take charge of the afa the
: .the"district judge,' 'term>+ater's department- the several posts', and ,eta: and emoluments other than ?; pay corporation any recess of the o
: bounty as other
and\be Judge shall forthwith,.or.as,soon as the,ordinary tions; and with the armies in the field ; for the:;horses of the regular or volunteer forces of, the soldiers SEC. 8. And be it further enactedThat, the treasurer
business of the court will:; permit,proceed to try the :'of the several regiments of cavalry, the batteries: of,ar of like arm of the service, from and ftertheAm United States of said corporation abat any time upon the call of x
4 caa ,!>tod for,that purpose may if hold tillery and such of day congress report'a ,
necessary, ,a companies infantry as may".be of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-four ...perfec'ttenent of"the-
pedal l saionO.thecourL'I mounted and for the authorized ; and that of such corporation
number of officers' of color fs In-
8sor&..And I*it further ataetedThat trial horses when person who shall hereafter mustered of all real estate 'te lotovlue'and .
.attach : serving in the field and lot the outposts,including into the service shall teceive such cme owe its
It gl& not be necessary that the accused,_shall,"have bedding for:,the a Im 1s.c of straw for sold bra'- President shall order in vthe different sums in bOUDty'the es receipts,expenditures, 1veltet. and personal estate,
,\, been previously Inflicted, but a Bta.tem.ept'of. complaint bedding,,and stationery, including blAukbooks: for parts 0('the United States not stateS and and al other' which'congress may
verified by oath, in writing, shall be presented to the the quartermaster's department, certificates, for;:discharged dollars. exceeding one hundred 9. And b:.it further That' congress requ.
court, setting out the offence in such manner aa clearly soldiers, blank forms for the pay and quarter SEC. 8. And be it further may at any time atr" ent this act.'
lo the accused of the enacted, That aH. persoDa. SEC. 10. And &ec'o rea
apprise character of the offence masters' departments; and for the printing of divisionand enlisted and mustere4 into service volunteers That act
complained of, and to enable him to answer the com department orders and reports, sixty million dollars. the call, dated October seventeen,as eighteen hundred under shall take effect immediately. I. ,. ti, ",
Approved, June 15, 1864. *




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