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The Daily Dispatch: August 29, 1861., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
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issioners; R. H. Alvey,--Lyon, Robert Muir,--Smith, Thomas S. Serrill, Chas. Kopperan, Pierce Butler, Louis De Bebian, Samuel Alken, Col. Chas. H. Tyler, and G. Berrett, Mayor of Washington. The New York correspondent of the Philadelphia Ledgerng is from a Philadelphia letter, dated Aug. 24: Deputy Marshal Sharkey arrested an inventor and mechanic, named Samuel Alken, to-day, the director of the Richmond (Va.) Armory. Alken was formerly a resident of Philadelphia, in the employ of SAlken was formerly a resident of Philadelphia, in the employ of Sloat & Co., sewing-machine manufacturers. The firm transgressed upon patent rights, and injunctions and judgments being obtained against them from every quarter, they moved to Richmond, taking with them upwards of a hundred Northern mechanics, and artridges and fire-arms for the Confederate Government. Most of the mechanics so seduced have returned to the North; but Alken, who manifested considerable hum- anity and business tact, remained, and was sent to Philadelphia one week ago, to