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The Provost Marshal Of Baltimore

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loe JiüKunoro American tlius spoaks of Provust Marshal Keuly : Col. John B. Kenly, who has becn appointed Prevpst Marshal, s favorably known to our citizens as a devoted lover oí' or.lor and good governmcnt. He was Major of tho Baltimore regiment in the Mexican war, and distinguished himself in ihe battle of Monterey. A nativo of our city, and a gentleman of in'.eüigonee and' legal capacity, as well v.s a strict disciplinarían, his appointinont is, perhaps, the most aoceptatfle that couid ruuu boon muda ana, notwithstanding tho iropediment.s thrown in his vvay by the polico oommissionera, we have do doubt that he will organizo a complete and effiuient iorce. It will bo observed that the proclamation of Maj. Gen. Banks placed it in the power of the Polico Board to have terminatéd'thia military movement in twenty-fo'ur hours by the appointment of a loyal citizen to the post vacated by the arrest of Marshal Kano They have, howover, not only déerned itpropor not abandon the trust oontided in them by tho people, but to en deavor to Ihwart the efFort made by the Provost Marshal to reservo the old force, compelling him hastily to cali together a forco composed of snch (natorial as presentod itself for iminediate service.


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