rts to free ourselves from the tyranny of that man; and in the attitude at present occupied by the State, it was giving aid and comfort to the enemy, and was treason.
He felt it to be his duty to remand the prisoner, as one of the guardians of the public safety and peace.
The prisoner solicited his release on the grounds of ignorance of the meaning of the words Black Republican, &c. He was very drunk when he used them.
He could not read — was born and brought up near Ellicott's Mills, in Maryland--was a good citizen, and worked prior to his arrest for Haxall, Crenshaw & Co. The plea of the prisoner did not avail.
He was sent down as an enemy of the public peace.
A man calling himself Wm. H. Frear, was also arraigned, charged with being a person of suspicious character--one having feelings and sympathies with the North.
Mr. John W. Davies testified that he had heard Frear use words in conversation calculated to produce that impression on his mind.
He had vaunted the superiori