Ohio Refuses to Surrender Brown and Merriam- Pardon Refused to Stevens and Hazlett.
Cleveland, Ohio, Friday, March 9.
Gov. Letcher, of Virginia, has made a requisition on Governor Dennison, of this State, for the arrest of Owen Brown and Francis Merriam, two of the Harper’s Ferry insurgents, who are now or have been in Ashtabula County. Indictments were found against them in Jefferson County, Virginia. United States Marshal Johnson, on the 5th inst., delivered the paper to Gov. Dennison, who, in a letter dated the 8th inst., declines issuing warrants, and states that his reasons for this conclusion have been communicated to Gov. Letcher.
Richmond, Va., Friday, March 9.
The Committee of the Virginia Legislature on Courts and Justices, have reported it inexpedient to take any action in regard to the commutation of sentence or reprieve of either Stephens [Stevens] or Hazlett, the doomed Harper’s Ferry conspirators.