New York Times, “Affray in Baltimore,” May 16, 1859

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    “Affray in Baltimore,” New York Times, May 16, 1859, p. 5: 1.
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    Affray in Baltimore.

    BALTIMORE, Sunday, May 15.

    An affray occurred on Saturday night in the Southern section of Baltimore. It originated in a house of disrepute at a late hour, and members of one rowdy club assaulted another with pistols. A young man, named AUGUSTUS TORT, was shot in the hip and also in the arm; three others were slightly wounded, but none considered in a dangerous condition.

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