Government & Law

December 3, 2023

War Claims

Among the war claims recently favorably reported to the House of Representatives are the following for the benefit of Jefferson county people: Joseph H. Anderson, $15; Geo. W. Boyers, $168; Margaret Caton, $140; James Logie, administrator […]
August 18, 2023

Kaldenback, Circuit Court No. 1.

Circuit Court No. 1. Joseph H. Hinwood, Nichols ave.; Charles Schaffer, 1417 N. J. ave.; Frederic C. Johnson, 2927 M st.; John B. Lord, Bunker Hill road; William Carney, 923 G st. s.w.; John B. Stubbs, […]
August 4, 2023

Armory Significantly Reduces Wages

REDUCTION OF WAGES. We learn, with much regret, that peremptory orders have been received from the War Department, to reduce the wages of the artisans employed in the Armory at Harper’s Ferry 25 per ct. This […]
August 3, 2023

John Jackson Appointed Constable

JOHN JACKSON,Constable, Auctioneer, &c. RESPECTFULLY informs his friends and the public, that he has been appointed Constable in the district embracing Shepherdstown and Harpers-Ferry. In tendering his services in the capacity of Constable, he assures all […]
August 3, 2023

Bedinger, Appointed Armory Paymaster

We learn that Dr. Daniel Bedinger, of Jefferson county, Va. is appointed paymaster of the United States army, at Harper’s Ferry. We learn too, that Capt M Thompson, the present clerk in that office, is to […]
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

Trial of Cox the Murderer.

To the Editors of the Virginia Republican.Charlestown, July 21, 1830. DEAR SIR:– The trial of Ebenezer Cox, charged with the murder of Col. Thomas B. Dunn, of Harper’s Ferry, came on yesterday, before Judge Parker. Although […]
August 2, 2023

Trial of Cox (Murder of Col. Dunn)

TRIAL OF COX– From a correspondent at Charlestown, Va., we learn that Cox, who killed Mr. Dunn, late superintendent of the U. States’ Armory at Harpers ferry was put upon his trial on Tuesday last, and […]
August 2, 2023

Cox; Confession to the murder of Col. Dunn

Ebenezer Cox, the murderer of Mr. Dunn, late Superintendent at Harpers Ferry, has made a full confession of his crime and has accussed seven other persons of having been accessary to the murder. The particulars of […]
August 2, 2023

Cox implicates seven individuals in murder plot.

We learn by a letter from Washington, dated 16th March, that Cox, who recently shot Col. Dunn, superintendent of the public armory at Harpers’ ferry, has recently made a confession, in which he has implicated seven […]
August 2, 2023

Extract of Letter; Col. Dunn Murder

Extract of a letter, dated Harpers Ferry, Baltimore, Jan. 29, 1830.– “I am sorry to relate to you the most lamentable occurrence which I have ever witnessed. Our superintendent of the Armory, Col. Thos. B. Dunn, […]
August 2, 2023

Diabolical Act: Murder of Superintendent Dunn

Diabolical Act.–We learn, by a private letter from Harper’s Ferry, Va. that while Col. Dunn, the superintendent of the U. States armory at that place, was sitting alone in his office on Friday last, a young […]
August 2, 2023

General Rust appointed; Armory

General Rust has been appointed Superintendent of the U. S. Armory at Harper’s Ferry, vice Mr. Dunn, deceased.
August 2, 2023

So much for Buckingham.

“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 […]
August 2, 2023

Harpers Ferry Whigs at Armory

AT HARPERS FERRY. [The toasts at Harper’s Ferry breathe an indignant spirit. Has Col. Stubblefield, the Superintendant of the U. S. Armory there, been actually “punished” or only threatened? What are the charges against him, of […]
August 2, 2023

Production of National Armories

National Armories.– By a communication made to the House of Representatives of the United States by the Secretary of War, it appears, that during the year 1825, there has been an expenditure at the national armory […]
August 2, 2023

Jefferson County Clerk, Deeds Admitted

State of West Virginia,County of Jefferson,Clerk’s Office of the County Court. The following is a list of deeds admitted to record in said office during two weeks ending January 5, 1884: Teste, T. A. Moore, Clerk […]
August 1, 2023

Incident of Kindness at Sale

An Incident– Among the incidents connected with the sale of Government property at Harper’s Ferry is noticable the following which is related to us: At the head of the ravine on High street, the small wooden […]