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Doc. 10.-execution of Porter's guerrillas. Palmyra (Mo.) courier account. Saturday last, the eighteenth of October, witnessed the performance of a tragedy in this once quiet and beautiful city of Palmyra, which, in ordinarily peaceful times, would have created a profound sensation throughout the entire country, but which now scarcely produces a distinct ripple on the surface of our turbulent social life. It will be remembered by the reader that on the occasion of Porter's descen
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When Gen. McNeill returned to Palmyra, after that event, and ascertained the circumstances under which Allsman had been abducted, he caused to be issued, after due deliberation, the following notice:
Palmyra, Mo., Oct. 8, 1862.
Joseph C. Porter: sir: Andrew Allsman, an aged citizen of Palmyra, and a non-combatant, having been carried from his home by a band of persons unlawfully arrayed against the peace and good order of the State of Missouri, and