y the accompanying document that Mr. Ogden had forwarded the charges on the 12th of February, 1863. which caused my arrest and imprisonment.
On the 13th of March I left Quebec with the intention of coming direct to New York; but was detained in Montreal by the illness of Mrs. Atwood's little daughter until the 30th of that month.
On that day we left Montreal, and the next evening arrived in New York, and on the following Friday, (Good Friday,) April 3d, and only released last Tuesday, the 12thMontreal, and the next evening arrived in New York, and on the following Friday, (Good Friday,) April 3d, and only released last Tuesday, the 12th of May. Geo. W. Williamson.
Consulate of the U. S. Of America. At Quebec, Ca., 12th Feb., 1863. To the Hon. Wm. H. Seward, Secretary of State:
Sir — I have the honor to furnish to your Department the following information, with an urgent request that the parties, immediately upon their arrival within the jurisdiction of the United States, receive the watchful care of the proper authorities:
George W. Williamson, accompanied by a woman, represented to be his niece, named An