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The Insurrection at Harper's Ferry


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will inform the commander at Charlestown of the visit here of the wife and friends of Brown, and whatever arrangements they make will be done by his authority.
A. P. SHUTT.

***

Harper's Ferry, November 30th, 1859—11.54 P. M.

W. P. Smith

Government troops arrived here on mail train time,—numbering two hundred and sixty-four (264) men. Special train left here for Baltimore at 9.25, running on mail train time, east.
Fine looking set of men, Col. Lee in command.
A. DIFFEY.

***

Grafton, Dec. 1st, 1859—3.50 A. M.

W. P. Smith.

I sent you a dispatch from Moundsville, stating that we had but about forty passengers from the Central Ohio Road, and but five desiring to stop at the Ferry.
The Agents at Cameron, Moundsville, Benwood and Wheeling, fully understood your wishes, respecting the sale of tickets to points east of Cumberland, and will carry them out to the letter.
I shall proceed to Baltimore by the first train as you direct. We have in all about ninety passengers, on the train.
C. E. WATERS.

***

Wheeling, December 1st, 1859—10.58 A. M.

W. P. Smith.

Received your message in relation to certificates for passengers other than the legitimate through and local travel, or those bearing the State authority, for Mail, last night and to-night.
J. B. FORD.




ID:
wcjbi069

Page #:
69

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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