Baltimore telegraphed him to send no more troops through that city, and he promised that no more would be sent.
Mr. J. Edgar Thompson, President of the Pennsylvania Central Railroad, and Isaac Hazlehurst, Esq., of Philadelphia, were in his office ultation was held that night at the house of General Patterson, in Philadelphia, at which Governor Curtin, Mr. Felton, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Hazlehurst, and Mr. Henry, Mayor of Philadelphia, were present.
The exciting state of affairs was discussed, and.
After considerable discussion, the Annapolis route was adopted by the military, and the programme of Mr. Felton and Mr. Thompson approved.
I now quote from Mr. Felton's manuscript:—
General Butler arrived in Philadelphia the same evening, wefferts arrived at the depot, but declined to go with General Butler, saying his orders were to go through Baltimore.
Mr. Thompson and myself endeavored to persuade him to join General Butler.
He finally concluded to embark on board the steamer Bos