Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Diary of Betty Herndon Maury - October 30, 1861

Wednesday [30 October 1861]

Judge Merrick has been arrested in Washington for issuing a writ of habeas corpus upon a soldier who is a Minor.

Will got a letter this morning from the District Attorney telling him to report as soon as possible to the Secretary of the Navy all the ship timber to be sequestered in his District.

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