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a of DUEADPUL ItlOT IN PHILADELPHIA ! HOUSES BURNED, AND SEVERAL PER SONS KILLED AND WOUNDED!! We bare further details of the riot in Philadelphia, by the Inquirer, the only paper received by t'e southern mail. From tbe Philadelphia Inquirer. It is with sincere regret tbat we record the occur rence of one of tbe most dreadTul and sanguinary riots that has taken place for many years in our city, bo far as we have been able to collect the particulars, it I " j. . . . ppears that a gang of men and boys, amounting, it IS said, to Several nunttreus, auu uiusiiy armeu wim euns. pistols or knives, hovered about St. Mary's Street, WUICU IB cuieuy luuauuc vj wwi,. y j j. 1 and those not of a decent and orderly class, generally speaking. At the same time, there were several knots or crowds of colored men hanging about, and two or three collisions occurred. This was the state of things shortly after nine o clock. Before ten, an attack was made upon a tavern at tbe corner of Sixth and St. Mary streets, called tbe Cal-foroia House. This place was kept by a colored man, who was reported to be married, or at any rate, living with a white woman, w netner sucn were rsauv tne case, or merely a rumor, circulated to excite popular indignation, it is not in our power to , at (20 of 48 O- , , , , a ,, .

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  1. The Evening Post,
  2. 10 Oct 1849, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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