The Emeute in Kansas.
Washington, Nov. 22
--Official dispatches just received here, state that Montgomery
, the free State bandit, has commenced a war on the government officers in Kansas
, particularly the land agents.
has been ordered there to suppress it.
New York, Nov. 22.--The Herald
publishes a dispatch dated Fort Scott
, 19th, stating that Judge Williams
and the officers of the Federal Court had been compelled to fly to Missouri
to escape the "jay hawkers" of Montgomery
, Samuel Scott
, of Linn county
, was hung on the 18th inst., and many prominent citizens of the Territory
are under arrest, with their fate in doubt.
' company of U. S. troops were at Fort Scott
In Crawford county
, Mr. Choteau
and other merchants had removed their goods to Missouri
also has a dispatch announcing the rumored burning of Fort Scott
, which report is not credited.