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Miss Hamot abducted

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Miss Hamot abducted - Abduction. An express arrived in the city this...
Abduction. An express arrived in the city this morning, from Erie; Pa., bringing intelligence of a most extraordinary outrage committed at that place on the night of the 5th insL The particulars, as sta ted in handbill, published in relation to the affair, are as follows: , As Miss Hamot, daughter of P. S. V. Hamot, Esq., of that place, was returning from a party, in company company with a young man of Mr. H.'s family, about 11 o clock at night, they were assaulted on the side walk by Robert C Bristol, captain of the steamboat James Madison, and four other persons; the young man was forcibly' secured,' while Miss Hamot, amid screams for aid, was forced into a hack close at hand, wiin ine loss oi ner Donnei ana omer anicies oi clothing, clothing, and then driven down - to the harbor, where she was put on board the Madison. The boat appears appears to have been in readiness for the purpose, with steam up, and forthwith pushed out into the lake, with lights extinguished. ' . . Chase was immediately given in the U.;S. Revenue Revenue Cutter, and the steamboat Thomas Jefferson was got under way as ' speedily as possible; but for the darkness it was impossible to discover the course taken taken by the fugitive boat . The Madison was not fully in a condition for sea, having only part of Jier buckets in, and but little wood on board. Hence Bristol is supposed to have pushed across the lake for Canada; The affair seems to have made quite a stir at Erie, and from the respectability of the parties, and the novelty of using a steamboat of 700 tons on such an enterprise, together with the attendant circumstances, have caused it to excite some little sensation here. We can hardly .credit the factjhat Capt. B. would have pursued such; a suicidal course as this, and incline somewhat to the opinion, that it may turn out a mereretna Green' business after ah Buffalo Advertisers . ' Gloomy Inpormatio.v.- Inpormatio.v.- Arrived yesterday, shin Thorn, tinder the command of

Clipped from The Baltimore Sun, 13 Apr 1838, Fri,  Page 4

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