ved, to enable the master-spirits to dispatch to their confederates in Western Maryland such messages as this to one at Frederick, who soon after joined the Confederate army:
To Bradley T. Johnson, Esq.:
Thank you for your offer.
The Legislature of Maryland convened in extra session, in accordance with Gov. Hicks's call, not at Annapolis, but at Frederick — far from any Union force, but within easy striking distance of the Confederates at Harper's Ferry. Gov. Hicks, in hisin all that major portion of the State lying north and west of Baltimore.
A Home Guard of Unionists was organized in Frederick, comprising her most substantial citizens.
A great Union meeting was held in Baltimore on the evening of May 4th; wherapolis Junction to the Relay House, nine miles from Baltimore, and controlling the communications between that city and Frederick.
On the 9th, a force of 1,300 men from Perryville debarked at Locust Point, Baltimore, under cover of the guns of the
Col., (Union,) at Chicamicomico, 600.
Brown, Col. Harvey, at Fort Pickens, 601.
Brown, David Paul, 126.
Brown, Frederick, killed by Martin White, 284.
Brown, Gov. Joseph E., of Ga., speech at Convention, 337; his Message, urging Secessiohairman of Committee on Indiana Territory memorials for Slavery, 53.
Franklin, T. E., in Peace Conference, 401.
Frederick, Md., a constable at, makes an offer to the sheriff of Montreal, 218; the Legislature convenes at, 470; a Union Home Guardglas Convention, 318; 849; population in 1860, 351; 461; 468; Butler lands at Annapolis, 468-9; Legislature convenes at Frederick, 470; decides not to secede, etc., 471; 471-2; loyal at last, 472; 555.
Marysville, Kansas, frauduleOstend, etc.
Sprague, Gov. Wm., of R. I., 326; 469; 552.
Squatter Sovereign, The, citation from, 237.
Stanton, Frederick P., Sec'y of Kansas, 249.
Staunton Spectator, The, 478.
Star of the West, The, attempts to relieve Sumter, 412; s