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The Daily Dispatch: January 29, 1862., [Electronic resource], The London times and Yankee privateers. (search)
pplication be discussed before the court. John A. H. R. Armistead, who was sent to the State's Prison for grand larceny by Judge Lyons' court, also applied for a writ of error, but the same was denied. The court also refused the petition of Octavus Austin, asking that Col. Pendleton, superintendent of the Penitentiary, should be required to show by what authority he was held in custody. The record shows that Austin was sent to the Penitentiary, Dec. 16, 1856, by the U. S. District Court, on tons' court, also applied for a writ of error, but the same was denied. The court also refused the petition of Octavus Austin, asking that Col. Pendleton, superintendent of the Penitentiary, should be required to show by what authority he was held in custody. The record shows that Austin was sent to the Penitentiary, Dec. 16, 1856, by the U. S. District Court, on two convictions for fraud in respect to bounty land warrants. Prisoner is a lawyer, and a native of Bedford county, in this State.