August 3, 2023

Criminal Record. Trial of Ebenezer Cox

CRIMINAL RECORD.From the Charlestown Free Press. TRIAL OF EBENEZER COX,For the Murder of Col. Dunn. The case of EBENEZER COX, indicted for the murder of Col. Thomas B. Dunn, late superintendent of the United States Armory […]
August 2, 2023

New Masonic Hall at Harpers Ferry

MASONIC NOTICE.The dedication and consecration of the new Masonic Hall at Harpers-Ferry, will take place on Monday the 10th day of September next. The brethren of neighboring Lodges, and all brethren in regular standing, are respectfully […]
July 29, 2023

Noble Conduct of A Lady (Raid)

An incident of the occasion is thus referred to by Mr. Throckmorton, of Harper’s Ferry : When Beckham was shot our men became almost frantic. They rushed in Wager’s hotel, where the prisoner (Thompson) was crying […]
July 18, 2023

Murderous Raid

Even if John Brown’s “first victim was an industrious, inoffensive colored man,” as is so eloquently stated by the FREE PRESS, the blood of that “victim” has borne glorious fruits to his race, unlocking their shackles, […]
December 4, 2020

Death Notice, Mary Hunter

DIED. Near Charlestown, September 30th, 1879, of Scarlet Fever, FANNIE AMELIA, youngest daughter of D. H. C. and A. A. Beckham, aged 2 years. “She is not dead, — the child of our affection. — But […]