December 10, 2023

The Boatmen’s Strike

The blockade of boats belonging to the striking canalmen has put a stop to all travel on the Chesapeake and Ohio canal. There is a squadron of about forty boats used for blockading purposes, and so […]
December 6, 2023

Our Iron Ores.

Our Iron Ores.Under the caption of “West Virginia Iron,” the Wheeling Intelligencer says:In the eastern part of the State the greatest possibilities at present are in the vicinity of Charlestown and Martinsburg, where large territories have […]
December 6, 2023

About Iron Ore.

About Iron Ore.From Mr. Grasty’s letter to the Manufactures’ Record. A word now concerning the ores close to Charlestown. Captain John Howard, a practical miner, who has been operating in and prospecting for iron ore for […]
November 7, 2023

J. A. Martin; Removed to Harpers Ferry

J. A. MARTIN, of the firm of MARTIN & CO., Zaleski, obtained a position on the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, and has removed to Harper’s Ferry, Va.
October 5, 2023

Harpers Ferry & Bolivar Items

On the paling fences vines are still trailing their green length. The cosmos of white and pink blossoms and every variety of dahlia are in many yards. Father Collins, who has returned from Richmond, says the […]
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

Grindstone Burst At Harpers Ferry (Explosive Age)

We live in an explosive age, and that’s the truth on’t. A short time since a grindstone burst at Harper’s Ferry; the Administration lately blew up at Washington, as the Calhounians have it, and now we […]
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 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

Harpers Ferry Bridge Constructed

Harper’s Ferry Bridge– This bridge was constructed by Mr. Lewis Wernwag, the builder of several of the finest bridges in Pennsylvania. It is a bridge of four arches, each 175 feet span, and will have two […]
August 2, 2023

Harper’s Ferry Bridge almost completed.

The fourth and last arch of the Harper’s Ferry bridge is under way, and we are informed that this valuable improvement will be in a passable condition about the middle of November. It will be a […]
August 2, 2023

Marble Quarry

WASHINGTON CITY, Dec. 19, 1827 GENTLEMEN– I have been desired to put the accompanying specimen of marble into your hands, with a request, that, if you can find room, and deem it of sufficient importance, you […]
August 2, 2023

Arrangements for Completing Harpers Ferry Bridge

The Virginia Free Press states, that definitive arrangements have been made for completing the Harper’s Ferry Bridge, during the present season. The completion of such a highly important work will be hailed by the public with […]
August 2, 2023

Water Boring at Harpers Ferry.

Mr. Tindrel, who has been engaged since last June, at Harper’s Ferry, in in boring for water, arrived in town, yesterday. He states that he has perforated the solid rock to the depth of 266 feet, […]