The Times (Richmond, Va.), January 11, 1900, p. 8, col. 2.
"Virginians in New York. New York, Jan. 10.—Special.—Virginians in New York: … Lynchburg—H. M. Sackett, St. Denis. …"
The Times (Richmond, Va.), September 25, 1901, p. 8, col. 4.
"Major Goodwin's Will. …
(Special Dispatch to The Times.)
Lynchburg, Va., Sept. 24.—The will of the late Major E. W. Goodwin has been admitted to probate in the Nelson County Court. Charles H. and Henry M. Sackett, of this city, qualified as executors, giving bond in the penalty of $65,000. About one-half of Major Goodwin's estate, which is estimated at $50,000 is left to his wife, who was Miss Belle Langhorne, daughter of the late Charles Langhorne. The residue of the property is bequeathed to a sister, Mrs. Pattie P. Gates, and three nephews, Charles N. Goodwin, John W. Goodwin and James A. Pettit."
The Times (Richmond, Va.), April 25, 1902, p. 6, col. 6.
"City Hall Courts. …
H. M. Sackett qualified to practice law in the Chancery Court yesterday. …"
The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), December 16, 1902, p. 5, col. 2.
"Wedding of Note.
Mr. John A. Faulkner and Miss Tucker Clark Married.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch.) Lynchburg, Va., Dec. 15.—Mr. John A. Faulkner, secretary of the Board of Trade, and Miss Tucker Clark, daughter of Dr. A. J. Clark, were married here this evening.
The wedding took place at Grace Memorial Church in the presence of friends and relatives, and the ceremony was performed by the rector, Rev. John J. Lloyd, D.D.
Mr. H. M. Sackett was best man, and Miss Bessie DeWitt was maid of honor. …."
The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), December 20, 1904, p. 5, col. 3.
"Special to The Times-Dispatch.) Lynchburg, Va., Dec. 19.—The Rivermont Realty Company, incorporated, with J. Gordon Payne, president; Henry M. Sackett, vice-president; J. C. Woodson, secretary, and C. H. Sackett, treasurer, has just received a charter from the Corporation Commission. The capital stock is $20,000, and the company virtually succeeds to the real estate business that was formerly conducted by the Citizens' Bank."
The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), February 22, 1907, p. 5, col. 2.
"Litigation Over It
Serves Notice of Suit Regarding Revermont on Mayor.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Lynchburg, Va., February 21.—Notice was served on Mayor Smith today by attorneys representing the Rivermont Realty Company, that proceedings will be instituted in the clerk's office of the Circuit Court of Campbell County on March 18th for the purpose of having the court pass upon the rights of the city and the company in the streets of Rivermont.
The company, which some time since succeeded the Rivermont Company to its rights in Rivermont, claims certain rights …under the reservations of the old company….
The Rivermont Realty Company will be represented by Mr. A. Caperton Braxton, of the Richmond firm of Braxton, Eggleston & Williams; Caskle & Coleman and Sackett & Sackett, of this city. …"
The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), February 09, 1908, p. 6, col. 4
"Appomattox Social News. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Appomattox, Va., February 8.— … Hon. Aubrey E. Strode, Hon. F. C. Moon and Mr. Henry Sackett, of Lynchburg, were visitors to Appomattox on Monday. …"
The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), November 9, 1908, p. 7, col. 5.
"Social and Personal
Daniel—Kensett. The wedding of Miss Mildred Dryden Kensett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Harrison Kensett, to Mr. Edward Murrell Daniel, son of United States Senator John W. Daniel and Mrs. Daniel, will be celebrated tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock, in the home of the bride's parents, on Botetourt Street, Norfolk, the Rev. David W. Howard officiating. … Invitations have been sent out for a reception to 350 guests, and among those to be present from a distance will be: … Mrs. Henry Sackett, … of Lynchburg; …."
The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), August 15, 1909, p. 15, col. 5.
"At Jefferson Park.
[Special to The Times Dispatch.]
Charlottesville, Va., August 14.—The month of August finds the Jefferson Park Hotel crowded to its utmost capacity. Horseback riding, driving, boxball, tennis, bridge and dancing vying with one another in popularity, have kept the social schedule well filled during the past several weeks. … The register for the past week: … H. M. Sackett, of Lynchburg, Va.; …."
The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), September 12, 1909, Sporting Section, p. 12, col. 1.
"To Report on State Roads
Committee Will Leave Lynchburg for the Natural Bridge.
Lynchburg, Va., September 11.—A committee consisting of C. B. Scott, an engineer on the state highway commission; P. B. Winfree, a local engineer; H. M. Sackett, chairman of the good roads committee, and H. W. Hubbard and J. A. Reynolds, supervisors of Bedford County, will leave here Monday to go over the roads between here and Natural Bridge with a view to making a report on the same to the Virginia-Carolina good roads convention, which meets here Sept. 28."
The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), September 26, 1909, Sporting Section, p. 15, col. 4.
"Good Roads Delegates
Governor Commissions Virginia Representatives to Asheville Meeting.
Delegates were appointed yesterday by Governor Swanson to represent Virginia at the Southern Appalachian Good Roads Convention, which will be held at Asheville, N. C., October 5, 6, and 7. The delegates are as follows: … Charles Craddock, Lynchburg; H. M. Sackett, Lynchburg; …."
The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), September 27, 1909, p. 3, col. 5.
"Good Roads Rally for Lynchburg
Delegates to the Virginia-North Carolina Convention Meet There Tomorrow.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch.] Lynchburg, Va., September 26.—Indications now are that the Virginia-North Carolina good roads convention, which is to be held here Tuesday night, promises to be well attended. The membership is limited to counties which are striving to secure the New York-Atlanta highway. The Virginia delegates will be: Lynchburg—C. G. Craddock and H. M. Sackett. …"
The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), December 13, 1909, p. 2, col. 6.
"Sunday School Association. [Special to The Times-Dispatch.]
Lynchburg, Va., December 12.—Following an address by State Secretary Banes, the Lynchburg Association was reorganized. The new officers are Edward F. Sheffey, president; H. M. Sackett, vice-president; John M. Otey, secretary and treasurer. Four Hundred members of the Men's Bible Class Federation marched to the church from the Y.M.C.A."
The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Va.), April 15, 1910, p. 3, col. 1.
"In the suit in chancery, at this term of court, styled H. E. DeWitt vs. J. M. Echols Company, a suit for the foreclosure of a supply lien, there was a decree for the same of the property of J. M. Echols Company, in this county, in Madison, just across the river from the city of Lynchburg. H. M. Sackett is appointed a commissioner to make the sale, unless the amount of the lien shall be paid within ten days. The J. M. Echols Company owns valuable mineral springs, the water from which they have extensively advertised."
—researched and transcribed by Jean Carpenter