From the Richmond Dispatch, 7/10/1861, p. 2
HDQRS. TREDEGAR BATTALION,
CO. A., July 8, 1861 .
AT A MEETING OF THIS COMPANY, held this evening, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted:
Resolved, That we most respectfully return our sincere thanks to Mrs. P. S. Derbyshire for the beautiful flag which she presented to this Company on the morning of the 4th inst.
Resolved, that we return our thanks to Messrs. J. R. Anderson & Co. for their very liberal aid in uniforming this Company.
Resolved, That we return our sincere thanks to Mr. John Messler for the free use of one of his new boats, and for his services in piloting us up the Canal on the morning of the 4th inst.
W. R. GIBSON, Sec'y
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