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The Daily Dispatch: may 6, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 17, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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any Northern port up the James River to the Capital of the State. A great change, it is said, has taken place lately in the sentiment of the border counties of Virginia in regard to the action of the Virginia Convention, and this will, it is supposed, prevent, for the present at least, any actual invasion of the State. Warnings to leave Washington are not only given by rowdies and unauthorized persons, but also by high officials. A few days since, Commodore Paulding notified Charles H. Winder, Esq, that if he continued to visit the Navy Department, as he was wont to do on business, he would be arrested, as it was understood that he was a secessionist. The proposed invasion of this city by the famous Billy Wilson's regiment, has been forbidden, it is said, by order of the President. The qualifications assigned as necessary to obtain a position in this rare regiment are numerous and various; but all assert that the greater the rascal the higher the situation. It is
The Daily Dispatch: September 17, 1861., [Electronic resource], Arrest of a former Marylander in Philadelphia. (search)
States Government. Having secured Winder's clerk, Detectives Franklin, Bartholomew, and Blackburn, next proceeded to an armory of the Reserve Grays, in Walnut street, and, quietly exhibiting their warrants, directed him to go with them to his lodgings. He was afterwards taken a side, stripped and searched, giving up his keys, pocket-book, letters, etc. At his rooms was found a quantity of valuable deeds of properties in Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia, letters from a brother (Chas. H. Winder) residing in Washington, and from the Brigadier Winder, of a more Southern latitude. Among the curiosities of the place were the sword of Gen. W. H. Winder, of the war of 1812, and a lot of historical relics and letters. Some of the letters, it is said, reveal the way of thinking in the South, prior to Mr. Lincoln's election, showing conclusively a foregone intention to disrupt the Union.--Others detail fragments of conversation to which James Buchanan was a party, and exhibit a g