Transcript: Gov F.H. Pierpoint [Francis H. Pierpont] Wheeling July 5th 1861. By Telegraph, from Pomeroy O 5th 1861. He has been a leading and dangerous secessionist up to the hour of his arrest. Enquire of Frost I write you by mail RCM Lovell 23w.102&122col [page 2] Peirpoint Peirpoint P John -ohn R.C.M. Sovell [Lovell] July 5th 1861.