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The Daily Dispatch: January 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], Citizens' State-rights ticket.-- Peachy R. Grattan, P. H. Aylett, Geo. W. Randolph. (search)
Formal charge of "treason" against Secessionists. A Washington dispatch to the New York Herald says: F. C. Treadwell, a lawyer of New York, on Saturday handed Chief Justice Taney an affidavit, in which he charges Governor Floyd, Howee Clerk, Mr. Carroll, to return it, with the remark that it was not a proper paper to be submitted to the Court. Mr. Treadwell is a venerable man, seventy years old, and said to be a well read lawyer. --He figured prominently in the Dorr Rhode mit treason because he rebelled against a State, and that treason could only be committed against Federal authority. Mr. Treadwell showed his disposition in assuming the responsibility to prosecute Mr. Rust for his assault upon Horace Greeley, when the latter refused to enter complaint himself, Mr. Treadwell has to-day returned to New York, but will in a few days be again in Washington. He is resolved to find another Judge more willing to issue a process. The "war" among the New York M