The Insurrection at Harper's Ferry
row morning. Can an extra train be run to carry them to Harper's Ferry, We can leave here at 7 o'clock, A. M.
Three passenger, one baggage, one gondola for guns. An officer awaits an immediate reply.
T. H. PARSONS.
Harper's Ferry, Nov. 26th, 1859—8.55 P. M.
W. P. Smith,
Gen. W. B. Taliaferro is desirous to have the Cadets to come up on a special train in the morning. The following is a copy of the message, viz :
Charlestown, Nov. 26.
A. P. Shutt,
Cadets must come up to-morrow, if possible, furnish them an extra train. The Armory Band, from Richmond, will come also.
(Signed,) W. B. TALIAFERRO
Maj. Gen. commanding.
Please arrange for them. Answer to-night.
A. P. SHUTT.
Wheeling, Nov. 27th, 1859—8.37 A. M.
W. P. Smith,
Has Gen. Taliaferro arranged for transportation of troops without pre-payment? One hundred men leave here on Express, today, if they can be ready in time. If not, can we run a train on Mail time, to-night, to accommodate them ?
Please answer quick.
J. B. FORD.
Baltimore, November 27th, 1859.
J. B. Ford, Wheeling.
Arrange at any time for the prompt transportation, either of troops, equipments or ammunition, without saying anything about the pay. That has been agreed upon with the authorities of Virginia. Keep an accurate memorandum of all we do in this way, and return it to us at the close of the campaign.
W. P. SMITH.
B. H. Richardson, Annapolis
Western Maryland Room, WCFL
22 x 14 cms
Maryland. General Assembly. Senate, 1860.
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.), History; John Brown's Raid, 1859.
Harpers Ferry (WV), Washington County (Md.), 1859