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The Daily Dispatch: February 22, 1864., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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he counties of the State with a model of the flying shuttle attachment for looms. A bill in regard to docketing causes in the Court of Appeals at Lewisburg during the existing war. House bill for the relief of the securities of R. P. Baker, late Sheriff of Grayson county, with an amendment by the Senate. House bill for the relief of the personal representatives of A. B. Urquhart, Joseph E. Gillett, and M. J. Davis. Adjourned. On Saturday, in the House, Mr. Haymond, of Braxton, submitted a resolution providing for the printing of twenty five thousand copies of the three acts of Congress, the Military, Finance, and Tax bills. The following were introduced: A bill authorizing the payment of Captain James E. Smith and company for services rendered as partisan rangers. A bill to prohibit the production of tobacco. An act to amend the Code, 37th section, chapter 61, edition 1860. A bill to authorize personal representatives in certain cases to
t $80, from Mrs. Sarah A. Walfinn. Capt. Pleasants arrested Saturday night a negro fellow belonging to John Bagnall, charged with stealing a large quantity of lard from his owner. An attempt was made to break into the stall of Mr. Charles Bates, at the Second Market, on Saturday night last; but the thief, becoming frightened at some person passing along the street, took to his heels before effecting an entrance to the valuables which were fastened up. The instrument used in prizing open the stall was a large iron chisel, and so great was the force used that the instrument was broken in two, one part of which was left behind. Joe, the property of Armistead Braxton, was detected in attempting to break into the house of Washington, slave of John Fisher, whereupon he was arrested and confined in the lower station- house. Another negro, named Corbin, who was assisting Joe in his burglarious enterprise, was also taken in custody on Saturday night and similarly disposed of.
lth.--Owing to the absence of important witnesses, the 2d day of March was designated as the proper time for the final disposition of the case, so far as the Mayor is concerned.--The accused was held to bail in the sum of $7,000 to appear. The charge preferred against Dick, slave of Mrs. Jane Gaines, of stealing from Mrs. Sarah A. Walfinn one roll of butter, valued at $15, was taken up, and the testimony resulting in his conviction, he was ordered to be whipped. Joe, slave of Armistead Braxton, was ordered to be whipped for unlawfully entering the house of Washington, slave of John Fisher, on the night of the 20th inst. A fine of $10 was imposed upon J. V. Ramos, charged with a violation of law in renting to a slave, without permission from his owner, a room on his premises. Wm. Langford, Joe Childress, and Walter Beck, youths, the oldest of whom was not more than ten or eleven years of age, were charged with stealing from Dan Hunt a lot of window-glass. The testi