“Off with his head– so much for Buckingham.”
The Washington papers of Saturday, bring a new list of the proscribed, sacrificed to the resentment of our magnanimous President. Among these we truly regret to see the name of Beverly Allen, a native of this city, and son of Mr. Jedediah Allen. This gentleman attained the rank from which he has been dismissed by the force of merit, without family patronage. It will be observed too, that Major Stubblefield at Harper’s Ferry, a man of service & worth, has fallen victim to his independence of opinion. We had believed that the sacred soil of Virginia, the mother of American Liberty, would not be profaned by the tyranny of proscription.
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