ittle blood, as he styled it — but, at the earnest entreaties of General Lane, he returned to the town without doing it.
Lane sent for him Lane sent for him to attend a council of war.
The reply was characteristic of the brave old man, who despised all manner of assumptions with no fact behind theknow his opinions of the two chief leaders:
I am sorry for friend Lane, he remarked, as we were speaking of his blustering style of oratoryile in this condition, or approaching it, he made a treaty with General Lane and Dr. Robinson, in behalf of the abolition rebels; and, after a perfect understanding between the Executive and the Committee.
Lane uttered a few fiery sentences, which were cheered heartily, when Dr.nly.
John Brown ever afterwards regretted that he returned at General Lane's request, and maintained that this Treaty, and the policy whichin favor of ignoring all treaties, and such leading men as Robinson, Lane, &c., and, proceeding at once against the border ruffian invaders, d