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Doc. 79.--statement of Mayor Brown. Baltimore, April 21. Mayor Brown received a despatch from the President of the United States at 3 o'clock A. M., (this morning,) directed to himself and Governor Hicks, requesting them to go to washington by special train, in order to consult with Mr. Lincoln for the preservation of the peace of Maryland. The Mayor replied that Governor Hicks was not in the city, and inquired if he should go alone. Receiving an answer by telegraph in the affirmative, his Honor, accompanied by George W. Dobbin, John C. Brune, and S. T. Wallis, Esqs., whom he had summoned to attend him, proceeded at once to the station. After a series of delays, they were enabled to procure a special train about half-past 7 o'clock, in which they arrived at Washington about ten. They repaired at once to the President's house, where they were admitted to an immediate interview, to which the Cabinet and Gen. Scott were summoned. A long conversation. and discussion ens
Doc. 79.--statement of Mayor Brown. Baltimore, April 21. Mayor Brown received a despatch from the President of the
upon his own. He admitted the excited state of feeling in Baltimore, and his desire and duty to avoid the fatal consequences might be brought through Maryland, without going through Baltimore, by either carrying them from Perryville to Annapolis, an s uninterruptedly, the necessity of their passing through Baltimore would be avoided.
If the people would not permit them a own best route, and, if need be, fight their way through Baltimore, a result which the General earnestly deprecated.
The n, and said that no more troops should be ordered through Baltimore if they were permitted to go uninterrupted by either of t e all lawful means to prevent their citizens from leaving Baltimore to attack the troops in passing at a distance; but he urg f the President that no more troops would be sent through Baltimore unless obstructed in their transit in other directions, a