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The Daily Dispatch: February 13, 1865., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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he Confederate States, knowing them to have been stolen, was remanded for examination before the Hustings Court. The continued case of Peter V. Mervin and Hampton Allen, charged with committing a rape upon the person of Mrs. Henrietta Vance, was taken up and disposed of. Mrs. Vance's evidence was to the effect that Allen, withAllen, with whom she was acquainted, came to her house on the evening of the occurrence in company with Mervin, whom she did not know; that Mervin seized her and threw her upon the stairs, and there committed the outrage upon her person, holding his hand over her mouth in order to silence her cries.--Dr. Thomas Pollard testified that, upon anugh in her store at the time, she heard no evidence of a noise or struggle overhead when the affair is said to have been perpetrated.--There being no evidence that Allen was implicated, he was discharged. His Honor remanded Mervin for examination before the Hustings Court. John a. Jeter was charged with ejecting, by force and