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Police Court. --Before the Mayor yesterday, were the following cases: George Rich, stealing five packages spool cotton from the Confederate States, remanded for examination.--Joseph Mitchell, unlawfully removing furniture from the house of Cornelius Donahoe, gave security to keep the peace and appear for further examination — Robt Ashby, assaulting James Weaver, continued.--James A. Harrison, stealing $25 and a silver watch from Jno. Roberts, continued.--Henry Brill assaulting Jacob Rich, and Mary Burke, abusing John Phelan and wife, were both discharged.
was leaving the court room, on her way to jail, some one accidentally stepped on her dress, which so excited her ice that she pitched into him in handsome style — with her tongue.]--Jordan Miller, receiving a horse, valued at $300, the property of Edwin J. Duval, knowing the same to have been stolen; Jan. R. Shumsker, charged with stealing a saddle and bridle from Chas. A. Snowden; Eliza Whitehurst, for stealing a diamond breast-pin, belonging to Lt. Col. Jas. Nelligan; and Susan Thompson, Mary Burke and Kate Fitzgerald, charged with receiving one dozen knives and forks, belonging to the Medical Purveyor's Department, knowing them to have been stolen. John C. Allen and L. Abrams were each fined for permitting their servants to go at large, contrary to the requirements of a city ordinance. Butler, Jacob, John, and Addison, slaves, charged with stealing several articles of dry goods from M. L. Jacobson, were each ordered to be whipped. Similar punishment was inflicted upon Joe
The Daily Dispatch: March 20, 1865., [Electronic resource], Report of the Senate committee on President Davis's late message. (search)
Mayor's Court. --Below we append Saturday's proceedings: Katy, slave of T. C. Lipscomb, charged with stealing two hundred dollars in Confederate States notes from Mary Burke, was ordered to be whipped. A slave of Philip White, named Randall, was up before. His Honor on the charge of threatening to assault and beat Robert Smith, a free negro. The testimony proved the guilt of the accused, and he was ordered to be whipped. John Kloss, white, was charged with shooting at, with intent to kill, another white man, named A. E. Jones; but, owing to the absence of witnesses, the case was continued till Monday, and the accused, in the meantime, held to bail in the sum of five hundred dollars. Jim, slave of W. B. Green, charged with stealing bacon, the property of William D. Gibson, was discharged, owing to the insufficiency of the evidence elicited on the occasion. The continued case of Martha Green, free negro, charged with stealing two bales of cotton yarn from