Collector Peebles

TXHooper Member Photo

Clipped by TXHooper

Collector Peebles - audience wer« ladws n s m n c a anticipated; m...
audience wer« ladws n s m n c a anticipated; m a n n e r the of tliu Letter after thing is can possibly mirror up to or eloud- interest, United appoint of ihe were same footing cotton pp the gbves'ameut lo T. this Port, 31r. with him now jeady to here. As .arraage- and ' ihs. cdnfi- conference. that he alter the that from do nothing by New burned on - . Itis ofthe obtained the colored ad- 1 telling them their not:inter* fron th'e.p'rocla- . . . ' , '. of "a ' been ordered '.';· It The Bnllerin this moraiiigcbntainsaneitetid- fid bjcgraphic.il sketch of .Qov. A. J. Hamilton. The same paper lias information by the a'rrjval of the steamer Tilly from . Indiadola yesterday that iv scbponec .bound '.from Tarapico .to New York was at anchor off Ma-togorda : w.iih; signals o( distress, all tbe hands on board being- sick with yellow fever.. It is alFO stated that up assistance assistance was sent, though tbe information wus 'given by Dr. Lewis, the quarantine QlEcer. Tbe 4th Army Corps has been moved from Green Laku to Victoria.. - . ' - : ' " . I made ont a 'synopsis of the nowa .brought yesterday by the Geo. Peabody. but aa -the wires ai-e again down. I could 1 not transmit tbe dispatches. I learn that u .deputy collector came over with Dr. Peebles, and from "that iiemnn I learn that this port cannot be opened to trade 'until iiistrubtiona .shall -be.: received from Wnshirig'thn. " W.lit'n that will bfl scnriR quite uncertain- f t ;^';is expected that pur port wo.nld lie opened immediately u p u b .!ht' of r,be collector or. a. 1 'deputy, "luvt-.it aeeras-we -iV.eva riilatrtke'n; '. LIuny -of our merchants fire suffering seriously from this delay, but tbi people people of Texas generally .are saflVriog quite as rniiab. ' Nearly all. ilia inconveniences pi a con- ti'niiei'l 'blookaile UK experienced. V J . am, oyei 1 , assured th.it it cannot bo long' before tbe o'ftiee of the .collector will, be fully opened, wbfi'n all vessels can' enter, and clear- wuhoiit delay. 'Dr. Peebles- is in a very low state of hoalth indeed, nor is there any probability -that ho will .bo'able to'altftnil io any public duties. I see'lluj.' Braiikiai-idRo is announced as special Treasury : Agent lor this State, 'arid "as Cplontil Sherbnnitf, who ai'rive'd yeVtertlay, comes al-'o as Sjieciiil Agent of the Treasury Department fur the' District of 1V.\-fi=, I am at a Io3a.':\s to which ia the su\i'i-ior 'ollicer. ' Judge Bald (via comes .as Eistrict-Attonm'y for the liistevn I 'is-' trict of. Texas.. 1 do not karn. whether any tip-' pointment has yet been, made for the. Weatern; District, or.whethur both Districts may not~.be ' included in one, We have no't''A ij'ord of intel ! ligeiice about. any 'postal or mail arrangements for this.State. We have no information thit any iUail-A'gcmt hasyetbeen appointed. The peopile of tbe'Stale are probably suffering more from 1 the Want of mails ,tha_n from any other cause. . I.learn that tb'e're is" a ..large-letter mail in SiiW Orleans for. .this State which has been' accumulating ior a month- p.r 'two. past,, but which cannot be sent, for w:a'nt of a ppsl bffice : .and post masler'in vthis' ; city.. 'People have to, depend'on private -means for -the transmission of their letters. , . - . . ; ' . ' ' - : . Ye=tefday' a '-jaard W-'AS! pre ; tty; busily Ipccnpi-,- ed in' arre'stirig idle 'negroes, in, our streets found without' any .proper passes,. or. any visible means of subsistence. -.They are to be put to wbrt'on' our atreets_.to.-da~r, under the dirention, aa I- lear.ri,, of-the'Cil-y JIarsbal;t: -The tr~rth»appeara to be that tlie CUy. Marshal was utterly unable to get tbeee ne'grbes- to .Tvork' ~~rithont. paying them exorbitant wages, and the military authorities authorities were : therefore . applied : to ior · assistance j which ..wp.a-.' promptly. ..granted. '. Even "-vheis" these negroes engage, to ^vprlr, they cannot be deperiderl.ori! b'ut''do ijust' aa ithey .please and- quit when tliey ^leaVe, ' ~r.'\.':~ JH'-.i:-: .: . ........ W business barrels Bng£i«*s LU3IBER. ' J 0SV - W R S3T U , . ' T HIS P u tlie c*pi iii TUe will A v'ifc be ' - (t-OO inoatba, alMn aic, vThe beioe spared to Co Coni, , ; . : toglO . . ' ....126 D A V . ! T ITTJLI. V » i ways far.tbc

Clipped from
  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 11 Aug 1865, Fri,
  3. Page 2

TXHooper Member Photo
  • Collector Peebles

    TXHooper – 20 Apr 2013

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in