Henry Clay Belcher

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TOWABRASTAfeLE MILITARY INTERFEREHCE. We regret to annrance, what we cannot but (regard as an unwarrantable interference of the military authorities in an affair between two jprlrate citizens here, and which so far as it was offence against the publie peaco, was one nrlitoh the. local oivil ?nfWiiU? ?>??? ?m-m,? n vJ W 1 VUUJ OUU fully competent to punish. The matter to wbich wo allude was an altercation between Mr. Andrew Simonds, cf Charleston, and Mr. H C. Bel of our District, growing out of some difficulty, *nd which resulted like most affair* of thesoft, in blows given and received, without serious damage to ei&?r party, Mr. OBelcbtr, thf assaulting party, was held to bail at the time, to auswtr ait indictment, and when a week afterwards he was bore for the purpose of perfecting his bond to keep th? peace, he was suddenly arrested and hurried off under a' ttblHfary erieort, wo . know not where, loan for his offence before soma military tribu-j <nal. To heighten the hardsb'ip of tjie case, we learn that Mr. Belcher was hurried away from a aiek wife for an. indefinite peript).^ We state tha/aata simnlv. and forli??r . ^

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  1. The Abbeville Press And Banner,
  2. 06 Sep 1867, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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