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The Daily Dispatch: may 28, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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Hoops on duty --The Kentucky ladies are up to snuff. If any one doubts it, we refer to the following, recently written to the Cincinnati Enquirer: As abolition Republicans are frightened at the shadow of a ghost, as was Lientenant Jones at Harper's Ferry, and Commander Pendergras at Norfolk, the proof of which is now historic record, let such men know that a fierce and bloody rencontre awaits them, when I tell you that over two hundred of the finest Colt's revolvers I ever saw have been purchased in Cincinnati, at various times and places, within the last two weeks, (no thanks to the Eggleston vigilance mob,) and conveyed out of the city under the hoops of one of the fairest and most distinguished of Kentucky's daughters, and sent by trusty agents to her friends in the interior of the State. Oh, Crinoline, thou art a jewel !