Wlliam Gilmore Simms
The Letters of William Gilmore Simms. Vol. 6, Supplement >> 286a Report and Resolutions of the Committee on Vacant Offices Submitted to the House of Representatives, [1845-12-15] >> Page 318

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Transcription 318 THE SIMMS LETTERS
286a : REPORT AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE
COMMITTEE ON VACANT OFFICES SUM\IITTED
TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

[December 15, 1845]
Report of the Committee on Vacant offices to whom were referred Sundry Resolutions and petitions relating to the district offices and officers, beg leave to submit the following report; and recommend the adoption of the following Resolution:
Resolved, That the following persons be appointed Coroners, Magistrates, Commissioners of Roads, Commissioners of Free Schools, Commissioners of Public Buildings, Commissioners to approve securities &c for the several districts and Parishes following[:]
Barnwell District Commissioners of Free Schools—Lewis O'Bannon, E. J. Williams, W Gilmore Simms, Allen D. Cochran, George W. Moye, John Baxley, Jonathan G. Stedman. [Endorsed:] E. P. Ervin, Chairman.
Clerk's copy in House of Representatives, Committee Reports, S165005, item 00145, page 004, South Carolina Department of Archives and History. The date is assigned from a House clerk's notations. The report contained lists of appointments for vacant offices throughout the state.
333a : To PETER DELLA TORRE 26

Charleston, So. Caro. [October 1846] R. D. Torre
My Dear Torre
Let me beg that you will secure, in support of A. P. Aldrich, as Commiss[ione]r in Equity for Barnwell Dist.27 as large a number of your delegates as possible. A dead Set has been made against him, which has succeeded in defeating my election [to become lieutenant
26. Peter Della Torre (1814—1864) was a law partner of William Alston Hayne, father of Paul Hamilton Hayne. He represented Saint Philip and Saint Nlichael parishes in the S.C. House of Representatives, 1842—47, 1850—53.
27. Alfred Proctor Aldrich (1814—1897) resided at the Oaks Plantation, near Woodlands Plantation. He was a member of the S.C. House of Representatives, 1858—65. See Letters, 1:xc-xci.