Author: Richmond Daily Dispatch


“House of Delegates.” (January 27, 1872)

This article, published January 27, 1872, in the Daily Dispatch, details a debate on appropriations for the state’s colleges in the Virginia House of Delegates.


Richmond Daily Dispatch, December 13, 1876, 1.

In the December 13, 1876, issue of the Richmond Daily Dispatch, James T. Fry, the proprietor of the Eagle Hotel, published this notice boasting that his hotel offered comparable accommodations to those available for whites at the same price. He was responding to African American legislators—including Peter Jacob Carter, James Lipscomb, John W. Poindexter, Guy Powell, and R. M. Smith—who left the hotel for what they deemed poor accommodations for the price.