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ers of the Rappahannock, in the vicinity of Urbana, a few days ago. The weekly expense of the steamers thus far chartered as transports by the Washington Government is $13,000, exclusive of keeping them in commission. The presence of Ross Winans at the Relay, on Thursday, created a deep impression. The troops uncovered as he passed between the lines. Col. R. A. Pryor has superceded Colonel Hodges in the command of the Third Regiment at Portsmouth. Col. Hodges is raising a howita, has been shot by order of the commanding General. John Seddon, Esq., of Stafford, has received a Captain's commission in the Confederate Army. The Wilmington (N. C.)) Herald, an excellent newspaper, has suspended publication. Ross Winans was nominated for Congress by his friends in Baltimore on the 15th inst. The Baltimore Christian Advocate has suspended publication until the close of the war. The Corwin constitutional amendment has passed both Houses of the Ohio L
Latest News by mail. The mail last evening brought Baltimore papers of Saturday, from which we copy the following: Washington items. Washington, May 17.--The statement that Ross Winans, Esq., of Baltimore, was unconditionally released, is unfounded. There is authority for stating that he was only released by order of the General Government on giving his parole of honor that he would do no act openly or covertly hostile to the Government of the United States. The Irish Brihington. Washington, May 17.--Gen. Butler is not promoted to a Major General in the army, but a Major General of volunteers, which expires with the war. The report here to-day that Gen. Cadwallader's first official act was to release Ross Winans creates an intense feeling of indignation. There are reports that Cadwallader is a large property holder in Baltimore, and desires to pacify the rebels of the city. The President summoned the Cabinet to-day in great haste, and they were
the defence of the city, and to repel and prevent the passage of the Northern troops through Baltimore, but the sudden change of programme which was forced upon unhappy Baltimore by the crushing despotism of the Federal power at Washington prevented its use, and it was in an effort by Mr. Dickinson, its owner and inventor, to transport the gun to Harper's Ferry, for its use by our Virginia army, that was seized by the redoubtable Butler. It was the aid and assistance in this affair which Ross Winans extended to Dickinson that led to the arrest, by Butler, at the Relay House, of that sterling patriot and friend of the South. The mode of operating and equipping this gun for service being known only to its inventor, Butler's conquest has been wholly useless to the U. S. Government. It is known that he made the most liberal and tempting offers to Mr. Dickinson to join their cause and render this gun available to them; but being a true friend to the South, and too honest to be bough
Wholesale arrests in Maryland. Baltimore, Sept. 14. --The Provost Marshal at daylight on yesterday arrested Mayor Brown, Ross Winans, Charles and F. Lawrence, S. T. Wallis, and L. P. Scott, members of the Legislature, and delivered them to the commander of Fort McHenry. Congressman May and legislators Henry M. Morfit, and W. G. Harrison, are reported to have been arrested. It is also reported that Benj. G. Howard, the peace candidate for Governor, has been arrested; and also Denprehend that all these members who have not escaped will be put under arrest, to accomplish the object of the infernal tyrant at Washington, which is to prevent any action adverse to his schemes, by the Maryland Legislature.--Eds. Dis.] Members of the House. S. T. Wallis, Campbell Morfit, T. P. Scott, Lawrence Sangston, Chas. H. Pitts, Dr. J. H. Thomas, W. G. Harrison, Henry M Warfield, Ross Winans, Joshua Vansant. Senator. Coleman Tellott, (now in Virginia.)
atham street, near Egbert, was visited by the Federal police, and he was required to leave his house in obedience to the mandate from Washington. He inquired by what authority he was thus arrested, and was informed that it was by the authority of the Provost Marshal of Washington city. The residences of the following members of the House of Delegates were also visited, and those gentlemen arrested: Wm. G. Harrison, Lawrence Sangston. S. Teackle Wallis, T. P. Scott, Henry M. Morfit, Ross Winans, and Henry M. Warfield. The city residence of Dr. J. Hanson Thomas was visited, but he was in the country, and escaped until his return to the city yesterday morning, when he was taken into custody. Charles H. Pitts, Esq., was also in the country, but was arrested yesterday morning soon after reaching the city. The residence of John C. Brune, Esq., on Catharine street, was visited, but he was absent at the time, and up to late last night had not returned, and thus escaped arrest.
Miscellaneous. From the New York Herald, of the 25th, we gather the following additional news items: Release of Ross Winans. Fortress Monroe, Sept. 23 --Ross Winans, having taken the oath of allegiance, was released this morning, and will to-night accompany his son to Baltimore. Confiscation of a Southern vessel. Boston, Sept. 24. --The bark Florence, from Malta, was seized this morning by the Port Surveyor, in consequence of being partly owned in Charleston. Ross Winans, having taken the oath of allegiance, was released this morning, and will to-night accompany his son to Baltimore. Confiscation of a Southern vessel. Boston, Sept. 24. --The bark Florence, from Malta, was seized this morning by the Port Surveyor, in consequence of being partly owned in Charleston. Sent to Fort Lafayette. Messrs. Morehead, Barr, and Duadd, who were recently arrested in Kentucky, were sent to Fort Lafayette on Tuesday last. They were previously allowed to take refreshments at the Astor House. Ex-Governor Wise and his son indicted at Wheeling. Ex-Governor Wise and his son, O. Jennings Wise, have been indicted for treason by the United States District Court, at Wheeling, Virginia. Condemned to hard labor. Ulysses C. Vannorhoff and Isaac Wilcox have bee
Ross Winans, Jr. --In company with other members of his family, this gentleman has been made the subject of a number of rumors, impeaching his loyalty and asserting that he was a "Secessionist," a "rebel sympathizer," &c. He, however, has at last proved himself a Union man. Last evening he was married to the beautiful and accomplished daughter of Alderman Munson, of this city.--Patterson (N. J.) Register.
y Norris & Sons with 16 by 24-inch cylinders, four and a half feet wheels, and weighing about 38 tons. The "Job Terry," built by Hinckley & Co., cylinders 15 ½ by 20 inches, five feet driving-wheels, and 18 tons weight. The Orange and Alexandria Railroad drew a Rogers engine, the "President," (formerly had a likeness of Old Abe on it,) 16 by 22-inch cylinders, drivers five feet in height, and 26 tons weight. The "Red Bird," built by Smith & Jackson, 16-inch cylinder, with 22 inches stroke, and four and a half feet driving wheels, weight 26 tons. A "camel-back" burthen engine, Ross Winans, builder, cylinders 18 by 24 inches, and three and a half feet, eight wheels connected, weighing 38 tons. And to the lot of the Richmond and Danville Railroad fell the "Capt. Ferguson," built at the Lawrence Manufacturing Company, 15½ by 24-inch cylinders, four and a half feet wheels, and 26 tons in weight; and one with no name, built by Mason & Co., 16 by 22-inch cylinders, five feet drivers.
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