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erm of the Court, and was under sentence of death. The Jailor, having no force to resist the demand, was seized and held, white Franklin was released and carried off is triumph. The party represented themselves as from East Tennessee, and said they had a reserve of three hundred armed men to back up their demand. They threatened, if resisted, to burn the town. Subsequently a courtier arrived at the town of Ashville, in quest of powder, who stated that an army of several hundred men from East Tennessee was regularly fortified on the line between Haywood county and Tennessee. Some reports put the number at 1,100 but it is not believed to be so large The militia of Haywood, to the number of 250 with sixty Cherokee Indians, were holding them in check Runners had been sent to General Kirby Smith informing him of the condition of affairs and asking assistance. The locality is about forty-five miles west of Ashville, and bordering upon the most disloyal portion of East Tennessee.