Robert and Henry Brewington
Convent McSherry, Gambrill, Eisenhauer, C- T. G. A. T. 0. Mr. Robert D. Brewington, of Hannibal, Mo. : whose name is no familiar to many of our citizens, now visiting his brother, Henry Brewington, of Salisbury, Md. Mr. Brewington: ?/ho was one of the pioneers of the West, is now a citizen of Hannibal, and has occupied occupied several positions of importance in that csty. He was born near Salisbury, November 2, 1808, and in March. 1835, left there for the to seek his fortune- He went by sailboat from Vienna, Dorchester to Baltimore, where he took 0. Railroad for Frederick. At time the B. 0. Road was constructed of wooden rails with thin iron the top and the coaches were by horses. Tne coaches would seat twelve persons and they traveled the rate of a modern street car. remained in Frederick some time,and after leaving here he went by on horseback, and tteamHoat parts of Kentucky, Illinois, end finally settling in Hannibal in 1850.