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e dearest one. Need there be any wonder that, when a political party, with no love in its heart for the Southern white people, came into power, a party which we believed felt that the people of the South were fit only for the pikes hidden at Harper's Ferry, we should have cried out, What part have we in David? to your tents, O Israel. It is cheering to know that our deeds and intentions have one great Judge, who will say, Neither do I condemn thee. I well remember the day when word came we sole purpose was to make a secret survey of our county, to ascertain which settlements were most densely populated with slaves, for the already maturing uprising of the blacks against the whites. After the failure of the insurrection at Harper's Ferry, we saw with sorrow deepfelt that the three places in our own county which were known to all too well to be most thickly peopled with slaves were marked on John Brown's map of blood and massacre, as the first spots for the negro uprising for