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Shot for Interfering with the Provost Marshal's guard. --Richard Barry, a member of Caskie's Rangers, was shot with a musket ball through the fleshy part of his thigh yesterday evening, under the following circumstances.--The Provost's armed guard had arrested a man either for desertion or disorderly conduct, and were in front of Seabrook's Warehouse with him, when Barry rode up on horseback and peremptorily ordered his release, accompanied by threats to shoot the man who had the prisonerorderly conduct, and were in front of Seabrook's Warehouse with him, when Barry rode up on horseback and peremptorily ordered his release, accompanied by threats to shoot the man who had the prisoner in custody. Seeing that the Ranger had cocked his pistol, and was quite likely to execute his threat, the officer in charge of the guard ordered one of them to fire, and the result above alluded to ensued. The wounded man was taken to the Alexander Hospital, on Franklin street. He will recover.
Shooting affair. --Richard Barry was captured Saturday night and lodged in Castle Thunder, charged with shooting and dangerously wounding Samuel Crump, a soldier. The affair took place on Cary, between 17th and 18th streets, near the place known as Dublin.
Mayor's Court, Monday, Dec. 29th. --Richard Barry was arraigned, charged with being a suspicious character. He had been arrested Saturday night by officer Griffin, while running from a house near St. James's Church, with others, the cry of murder and stop thief being heard to proceed therefrom immediately before. Barry who Barry who is a native of St. Louis, Mo., ran up 5th street, and was captured, his companions escaping, The cause of the cry was hot Barry was commented as a suspicious character in default of $200 security for his good behavior. John W. Goodwyn, aged about 17, was arraigned for stealing a lot of wood, belonging so Nailor to Smith, fromBarry was commented as a suspicious character in default of $200 security for his good behavior. John W. Goodwyn, aged about 17, was arraigned for stealing a lot of wood, belonging so Nailor to Smith, from off the Banin. Having been caught in the act, be was committed, for indictment. George Green a small boy, as verdant as his name implied was called to the bar for appropriating two doll babies belonging to Samuel Frank installs caddy stere, corner of 6th and Broad streets, on Saturday evening. The waxen images were hold as e
Mayor's Court. --On Saturday the following cases were brought before the Mayor: The case against Charles leaves and Richard Barry, charged with garroting and robbing Augustus Haxall, a few evenings since, was again postponed till this morning. Heary, Tom, and Patrick, negro shoemakers, charged with assaulting and robbing Benjamin Franklin Grant, a soldier, of an overcoat, breastpin, and twenty dollars in money, were again arraigned before the Mayor; but the testimony of witnesses falling to establish the guilt of the accused, they were discharged. The charged preferred against James Doyle, of stealing a trunk, four dress patterns, one pair of pants, one vest, and one pistol, valued at $1,500, from Samuel H. Hunt, will be disposed of this morning. Doyle is a Yankee deserter, and it is stated has already served out one term in the penitentiary. Two brothers, named Charles and Nathaniel Bates, were arrested on Friday afternoon, the first for stealing a ham of b
Mayor's Court. --James Doyle, white, charged with stealing a trunk and contents from Samuel H. Hunt, was, after a short examination of witnesses, discharged. The charges preferred against Charles Isaacs and Richard Barry, of robbing and garroting Augustus Haxall, will be examined into on Saturday next. James Williams, a paroled Yankee, charged with stealing one pistol and a hat from Wm. W. Johnson, was sent on to the Hustings Court for examination. The case of Henry Temple, a mulatto, charged with stabbing an unknown person some time since, was again postponed till this morning. George B. Wright, charged with stealing $400 in Confederate money from the store of Andrew Lockwood, on Saturday last, was, after a hearing of the evidence, discharged. The charge against William Dwyer, of being a suspicious character and trespassing upon the premises of Samuel Winfree, was disposed of by the Mayor's ordering him to be taken to the Provost for enrollment in the s
Mayor's Court. --The following cases were before the Mayor last Saturday, and disposed of: Two soldiers, members of the City Battalion, named Tobias Eacho and Jas. Glenn, charged with using abusive and threatening language towards Benedict Howard, and wantonly breaking open his door and entering his house against his consent, were required to give security for their appearance to answer an indictment by the grand jury of the Hustings Court. Richard Barry and Charles Isaacs, arrested some time since on the charge of garroting Mr. P. Augustus Haxall, and robbing him of $35 in money, a due bill for $1,100 upon Wm. G. Dandridge, a horse and buggy, a pair of saddle bags, and one raw hide, were called and a partial hearing of the case had; but in order to procure the attendance of other witnesses the matter was adjourned over till this morning, and the accused parties were remanded to jail. John Burgess, a youth, charged with assaulting and cutting Mrs. Minerva A. Tucke
diction, referred the case to the Justices of that county. A fine of $20 and security for good behavior was required of Patrick Lee, charged with being drunk and assaulting and beating Henry, slave of Frank Riley. Charles Isaacs and Richard Barry, arrested some time since on the charge of garroting and robbing P. A. Haxall, the examination of whom has been postponed several times on account of the absence of witnesses, were yesterday called up before His Honor. It being proven that another party was with Isaacs (who is a mere boy,) at the time he sold the hide to Gimmi, the tanner. Isaacs was closely questioned in order to show that Barry was that second person; but all efforts to make the boy testify to that effect were unavailing, whereupon the parties were again remanded till further evidence can be looked up. Miles R. Bohannon, charged with forging two checks upon the Farmers' Bank at Lynchburg, for $500 each, purporting to be signed by "B. Akins & Son," was, aft
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Hustings Court. --Miles R. Bohannon was on yesterday examined on the charge of forging the check of B. Akers & Son for $500, and obtaining the money for it from Wm. B. Isaacs. Bail was refused. Richard Barry and Chas. Pendergast were examined and sent on for robbing P. A. Haxall of $35, a beef hide, and other property. Pat Stack and James Rawlings were examined and sent on for robbing David Gray. Rawlings was admitted to ball.
Judge Lyons's Court. --This Court met yesterday morning at 11 o'clock, and the grand jury brought in true bills of indictment for felony against the following parties; John Cunningham, Eliza Liggon, John Minter and George Green, Patrick McGoven, Chas. Pendergrast, Richard Barry, and Richard L. Saunders. The habeas corpus case of Armistead Neal, who, claiming to be a Nazarine, contends that he should be exempt from military service, was continued till this morning. He had been arrested by Capt. Charters, Provost Marshal for Richmond in the reserved forces, and his claim that conscientious scruples exempted him from military service being unavailing, he applied to the Judge to be delivered from military custody.
Hustings Court. --Judge William H. Lyons presiding, A. Judson Crane, acting prosecutor. Only two parties were tried. Charles Pendergrast and Richard Barry, indicted for garroting and robbing P. Augustus Haxall. Pendergrast was found guilty by the jury, who assessed his punishment at four years in the penitentiary, to which the Judge added five years more, in consequence of his having formerly served out a term of imprisonment for grand larceny. Barry was then put upon trial, and acquiJudson Crane, acting prosecutor. Only two parties were tried. Charles Pendergrast and Richard Barry, indicted for garroting and robbing P. Augustus Haxall. Pendergrast was found guilty by the jury, who assessed his punishment at four years in the penitentiary, to which the Judge added five years more, in consequence of his having formerly served out a term of imprisonment for grand larceny. Barry was then put upon trial, and acquitted. The Court will be in session again this morning.