Pittsburg, 27th. A duel took place today between two students of Jefferson College, Wm. G. Ready, of Baltimore and A. L. Snowden of Cumberland Valley, Pa. A young lady was the origination of the affair. Mr. Snowden was challenged by the former gentlemen, and chose rifles at 40 paces. Mr. J. W. Polk, of Maryland, and D. S. Brand, of Miss., acted as seconds to the parties. It is reported that one of them is seriously wounded.
Boston Evening Transcript
April 28, 1851