previous next

More Rascality.

--The New York Herald publishes a letter from Harrisburg, Pa., giving an account of an attempt in the Legislature of that State to confiscate certain real estate in Pennsylvania, owned by Hon. James M. Mason, of Virginia. The following proceedings of the Legislature appear at the close of the letter: ‘"Mr. Ball read in his place an act relative to James M. Mason, now or lately a Senator of the United States. It alleges that Mr. Mason has been guilty of treason, in giving aid and comfort to rebels; that he, or his wife, is possessed of valuable property in Philadelphia, and authorizes the Speaker to appoint a committee to examine into the facts, and report to the Legislature hereafter; and until said committee shall make report, no conveyance of said property shall be acknowledged, and if the allegations shall prove true, said estate of James M. Mason and wife shall be forfeited to the Commonwealth."’

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Sort places alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a place to search for it in this document.
United States (United States) (1)
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania, United States) (1)
Harrisburg, Pa. (Pennsylvania, United States) (1)
hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
James M. Mason (4)
Ball (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: