1861 05 1861 Newbern Weekly Progress NC JDB in Eng

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1861 05 1861 Newbern Weekly Progress NC JDB in Eng - The rntgoc,.cry correspondent of the Jlich-j...
The rntgoc,.cry correspondent of the Jlich-j mend DirpciU'h writes undor dateiMay 15th,( as follows: 1 . . , The President, h:s lady, and the Secretary cfhe Navy, left Mntgmvry at 2 o'clock ca. yett-rdav, for Pcn-aodi. s - t . i .The object of the President's visit is to iri- fpect, in person, the' batictic. firliilc"aiion.4; and preparations of G-n. Krazc. 'previous th .his departure for Virginia, which- win occur iti .ateryjiw Jays. Th Yioe-Preident was heard, io declare, on yiiterday. that His Excellency -would go to RicSdiond, "without doubt, early " in next week. - - ... t ; Congress it is assorted, will certainly a!-! journ in a very few ays, to convene in Eichi mond, should the President djetn ja tamaar session eipedienf, v Tho gallant volunteers cf tho C nfolerate States have more than filled all req-Js tions fur twelvejmonths troips ; but the dcttnnination tf the CavtTiiaient now is to receive troops n Iijor the ten r. The Goycrnmen : is goins ti fiht this controversy to the "Litter end. "- Twelve months may b snicient time to con vince Lincoln's rutiians that raids, upon the! Saiith can have no other effect than a Jobnj Krowrn tcrmiiation. Dut to make sure, tho war autlioritics are receiving only fr the war.! Lare pecuniary demands are now being made Xiptm tho Treasury from that source, the re- quisitions in orte djy amounting to half a mil .l.on. A warrant for seven hundred thousand dolTars has been leccntly drawn by the Navy. Department fr the use "of J. D. Drllock, and chargeU to the appropriation cs.ide by Congress! for tire probabb-cist of ten steam gun-boats-for co.ist lelt nccs, to'be biiill cr purchased as uiigbt be deem;d mo c xptdient. tCO.OOOi of the amount was raid in b:i!s of exchange on Lor.d.m. and the nmuinder ly letters of credit oii the Dank of Liverpool. Bullock is in Eng-' land, the agent of the Government in the taaV tcr. -' . - 1

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  1. Newbern Weekly Progress,
  2. 28 May 1861, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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