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The Daily Dispatch: November 3, 1860., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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es--portrayed the policy of the Black Republican party, the past as well as the present; could see no difference between John Brown and Lincoln, except that one represented and led on a small force, the other a very large one; wished for a speedy termination of our national difficulties. The Doctor's speech met with a warm reception and much applause. On motion the meeting proceeded to ballot for delegates, when the following gentlemen were declared to be elected: Delegates.--W. A. Patterson, Major W. B. Stephenson, Samuel Sutton, George Stephenson, R. H. Smith, Dr. J. T. Hays, Daniel Martin, John M. Cooley, Dr. J. A. Preston, B. F. Heath. Alternates.--W. B. Michael, James Chesney, Dr. J. K. Sappington, John P. Dallam, Bennett Tilbert, R. Henly, A. Osborn, Thomas Jeffry, James Stephenson. W. Ewing, Jr., was then called for, and responded in a speech of twenty minutes. Spoke of the different branches of the General Government; regarded the Supreme Court as a co-ord
ause. The search was successful. Some twelve or fifteen complete sets of cavalry equipments were discovered and retained by our scouts. Residents of the neighborhood assert, however, that the equipments belonged to a company of Home Guard cavalry, which was raised last winter to guard against the rising of the negroes; that the company was outfitted by the State, but owing to the distance from the place of assembling at which many of the members lived, the company was disbanded before Gen. Patterson took command of the Department. The Captain and some of the other officers are now in Virginia. The company was named the Poolesville Light Dragoons. Two men, supposed to be active Secessionists, were captured at the same time by scouts from the 29th Pennsylvania regiment. Colonel Murphy. Two complete sets of cavalry equipments and the same number of magnificent horses were taken by the same party. Poolesville, Sept. 2.--Intelligence from the Virginia shore is to the effect that