Important disclosures in reference to the
Harper's Ferry insurrection will be found in our
telegraph column. It appears from letters and
memoranda found at BROWN's house that Governor
CHASE, Senator SEWARD, Governor
FLETCHER, of Vermont, the Massachusetts
Kansas Emigrant Aid Society and others were
aware of schemes on foot to run off slaves
from the border slave states. A memorandum on a
letter to HOWE, of Boston, from FORBES, gives
the information that Governor CHASE contributed
money, and Governor FLETCHER, of Vermont,
arms. Senator Mason says that the munitions
of war and other property found at
BROWN's house, amounted to $10,000. This
matter appears to have been in progress for
some time, and that
"West Andover, Ashtabula County, O.,
"Saturday, October 1, 1859.
"FRIEND HENRIE: Since I received Isaac's
and yours of September 10, I have been making
every effort to raise stock, and am succeeding
well. Yesterday I sent a draft of $15 to J.M.
B, of Chatham, with which to get on another
hand. hall soon have enough to send again.
Yesterday I returned from a trip to Jefferson
and Ashtabula, where I met with some success.
Our old friend J.R.G. took stock to the amount
of $300. and as he was starting for Racanna,
said he would form an association there.
Monday Next I should start for Cleveland. Hope
to find a letter from you at Mrs. Sturtevant's
You may depend upon it I have been, and am
yet, `straining every nerve' in furtherance of
our cause. (Two photographic characters, which
might be made to read `Parker Pillsbury') are
here, and actually working in behalf of the
"You will have me with you just as soon as I
am satisfied I can do no more and be of [illegible] use
there as where I am. Nothing new of special
Interest. All We...In haste, yours,
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