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Doc. 197.-Gen. Hurlburt's order.

brigade Headquarters, Hudson, Mo., Aug. 19, 1861.
To the Mayor and Authorities of the City of Palmyra, State of Missouri:--
You are hereby notified and required to deliver up to the military authorities of this Brigade, within six days of the date of these presents, the marauders who fired upon the train bound west on the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad, on the evening of the 16th inst., and broke into the telegraph office.

If the guilty persons are not delivered up as required, and within the time herein specified, the whole Brigade will be moved into your county, and contributions levied to the amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) on Marion County, and five thousand dollars ($5,000) on the City of Palmyra.

By order of

Brig.-Gen. S. A. Hurlburt Under directions of Brig.-Gen. John Pope, commanding in North Missouri. S. M. Preston, Assistant Adjutant-General.

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