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The Noble Ten

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close to town. Here we dispatched Hetrick and Kaupp to reconnoiter the town and to find out more definitely of their real whereabouts. Our spies soon returned with the information that the two villains had gone out to stay over night at old Captain West's place, with all of their plunder. By this time the rain was pouring down in torrents, so that we were drenched to our skins, and found it difficult to keep our locks and powder dry. We hurriedly agreed to abandon pursuit until the next day.

Early the next morning we hastened to Accident, and soon learned that another party of gentlemen were after them. The Glotfelty boys of the Glades, and their neighbors, routed them early at the West farm, giving them a hot chase and a close shave for their lives.

It seems the old captain had played a trick on his obnoxious guests, by hiding their clothes and their accouterments away in another room, locking the door, so they had to flee minus these essentials. Each of the


M. P. Lichty

Kaese's Mill, Bear Creek. This mill was the last to operate in the County. It is located on the road to the State Trout Hatchery. It belongs to Senator and Mrs. Clifford Friend. Mrs. Friend was the daughter of the builder of the mill. The etching was made by Robert Thompson of Alexandria, Virginia.


Collection Location:
Ruth Enlow Library, Oakland

Original Size:
22 x 15 cms

Maryland, History

Western Maryland, 1750-1963

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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