From The Sun Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 1844Nov. 28: Rogues at the...

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November 27, 1994|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 1844

Nov. 28: Rogues at the Convention -- Some audacious scoundrels found their way into the convention yesterday without presenting their credentials, and made free with the cloaks of two of the delegates.

Nov. 29: On Friday last, a Negro man, named Henry Simpson, who lives near the brick yards, below Canton, was arrested by officers Campbell and Myers, on a charge of harboring two slaves belonging to James B. Kendall.

Dec. 2: The Hon. George M. Dallas, Vice President elect of the United States, arrived in Baltimore on Saturday, took dinner at Bradshaw's Hotel on Pratt Street, and in the afternoon proceeded to Washington.

From The Sun Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 1894

Nov. 30: There were lots of Baltimoreans to whom the theaters afforded an attractive way of enjoying themselves yesterday, and as a result seats in half a dozen Baltimore playhouses were at a premium.

Dec. 3: "A thing of beauty is a joy forever," quoted Rev. Walter Vrooman last night at the Lyceum Theater when commencing an address on "The Beauty of Baltimore Women."

From The Sun Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 1944

Nov. 27: A fire virtually destroyed the D. E. Foote & Co. Inc. food-packing plant at 2017 Aliceanna Street last night, consuming large supplies of food destined for the armed forces.

Nov. 29: A shortage of poultry here has forced the closing of stalls in several markets and required other stall-keepers to operate on a part-time basis.

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