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The Daily Dispatch: August 30, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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or two ago, and for some reason the work was left, and the Secessionists, aware of the fact, no doubt, drove in our pickets and took possession. The prisoner Eaken The residence of Samuel Eaken, who was arrested in Philadelphia a few days ago, on suspicion of being an agent of the Southern Confederacy, and subsequently senSamuel Eaken, who was arrested in Philadelphia a few days ago, on suspicion of being an agent of the Southern Confederacy, and subsequently sent to Fort Lafayette, was searched on Monday, with the following result, according to a letter in the New York Herald: Some curious belligerent contrivances were brought to light; among them about 8,000 feet of extremely minute insulated telegraph wire, of the thickness of thread, wrapped in silk, and adapted to forming conneetection. The object of this wire was, doubtless, to lead off messages from the Government lines, and put the rebels into possession of every important movement.--Eaken insisted that it was an improved wire for insulating magnets; but well-informed witnesses disagreed with him. A percussion cap was likewise discovered, that would