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The Daily Dispatch: July 25, 1864., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 23, 1864., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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Watson, a slave, charged with breaking into the residence of Dr. Otis F. Manson, on the night of the 9th inst, and stealing four hundred pounds of bacon, was dismissed for want of evidence sufficient to implicate him as the offender. Richard Carrington, a soldier, charged with assaulting Philip Dornin, was committed for want of security to keep the peace and be of good behavior. Watchman Peter Everett, who made the arrest, testified that on Thursday night, near the corner of 7th and Broad streets, he saw Carrington dragging along Mr. Dorning, whom he was handling in a very rough manner. When asked why he was acting in such a manner, he replied that Dorning had been using treasonable language towards the Confederacy, and he intended taking him before the Provost Marshal. Dornin was helplessly drunk at the time, but soon afterwards sobered off, and sued out a warrant against the prisoner for unjustifiable and abusive treatment. The case existing against Mary, slave of Robe
conduct he threatened to take her life. When called to the stand neither of them responded, and the matter was therefore postponed till this morning. Richard Carrington, charged with assaulting Philip Dornin, was dismissed upon the failure of the complainant to appear against him. Carrington, it will be recollected, was arrCarrington, it will be recollected, was arrested by watchman Everett on Thursday night, while dragging Dorsin along Bread street, who was in a helpless condition from frequent potations of common whiskey.--The reason assigned by Carrington for his conduct was that Dorsin had spoken insultingly towards him personally, and used treasonable language towards the Southern. Carrington for his conduct was that Dorsin had spoken insultingly towards him personally, and used treasonable language towards the Southern. Confederacy, and its President. The Mayor admonished him not to play detective officer again. Francis, slave of James Walsh, charged with stealing a lot of silver knives and forks and five spoons, the property of Mrs. Henderson; one skillet, the property of the Confederate States, and a lot of plates and dishes from some p