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The Insurrection at Harper's Ferry


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cent outbreak at Harper's Ferry, to Andrew Hunter, Esq., at Charlestown, Va., by the hands of a special messenger. I have the honor to remain,
Your ob't sv't.,
W. P. SMITH, M. of T.

***

Baltimore, Oct. 25, 1859—2 P. M.

A. P. Shutt,
Harper's Ferry:

A stranger fell from one of the trains, near town, and is hurt.
He is supposed to be one of the fugitives, and may be Cook.
Can you get a good man who knows Cook and the others
to come down and see him ? He calls himself ___
W. P. SMITH.

***

Baltimore, Oct. 25, 1859—4.36 P. M.

A. M. Barbour,
Harper's Ferry:

Major Shutt will go up this afternoon, and remain until further advices from us. I requested him to call upon you.
One of the parties you want will, perhaps, be with him, and another to-morrow, as it is thought most desirable to have two. This, however, is as you may chose.
W. P. SMITH

***

Baltimore, Oct. 26, 1859—12 o'clock, M.

A. P. Shutt,
Harper's Ferry.

Gorman not yet returned from Philadelphia; Conductor Gaither here.
Thomas Gifford or Joseph Pearson will be up on Express. Will arrange for Phelps to get off at Ferry to-night. Advise Mr. Barbour. Let Phelps return as soon as possible. Will see about additional watchmen.
W. P. SMITH.




ID:
wcjbi033

Page #:
33

Creator:
B. H. Richardson, Annapolis

Date:
1860

Collection Location:
Western Maryland Room, WCFL

Original Size:
22 x 14 cms

Contributor:
Maryland. General Assembly. Senate, 1860.

Subject:
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.), History; John Brown's Raid, 1859.

Coverage:
Harpers Ferry (WV), Washington County (Md.), 1859

 
 
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100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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