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The Daily Dispatch: April 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], Fatal boiler Explosion. (search)
Hustings Court,Wednesday, April 10th. --Senior Alderman Sanxay, presiding: James Edward Carter, charged with committing a felony on the 15th February, in this: that he did forge a certain paper writing purporting to be an order drawn by one Lawrence S. Marye, directed to Mr. Hill, for the delivery of a pair of boots, and did employ the same as true and genuine, was set to the bar for examination, when, on motion of the prisoner, the case was continued until the May term of the Court. Another case against the same person, for forging a certain paper commonly called a check, purporting to be to the order of A. W. Thomas, upon the Farmers' Bank of Virginia, for the payment of $13 to one William F. Frayzer, or bearer, dated Richmond, March 8th, 1861, which he passed to Moses Endol, for goods, and was likewise continued till the next term. Oliver Crossmore was put on trial for exhibiting a lottery for darkeys, against the peace and dignity of the Commonwealth, and the cas
Forgeries. --Yesterday Charles Smith, a young white man, was examined by the Hustings Court in four cases of forgery pending against him, and sent on to be tried finally before Judge Lyons. Jas. Edward Carter was examined and sent on to be tried before the same Judge for forging a check purporting to be signed by A. W. Thomas. Other cases are pending against both parties.
Hustings Court. --This Court held a brief session yesterday and then adjourned for the term. In the case of Caroline Carr and Caroline Cafes, a capias was awarded. A summons was issued in two cases against C. W. Purcell, presented for unlawful banking. Jas. Edward Carter was sent on to be tried before Judge Lyons, for forging Lawrence S. Marye's name. George D. Harwood was fined $10 and costs, for allowing his slave Edward to go at large. F. Morgan, indicted for raising a disturbance, gave surety for his appearance;--a capias was awarded against James Howard, also implicated in the affair.
Supreme Court of Appeals. --Among the cases heard on appeal from decisions of the Hustings Court is that of Harvey Wash, convicted of counterfeiting, and that of James Edward Carter, convicted of forgery. No decisions have yet been rendered.
The Daily Dispatch: November 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], Incarcerated. (search)
Incarcerated. --James Edward Carter, convicted of forgery, having failed to get a new trial of his cause, was yesterday consigned to the Penitentiary for a term of four years. The prisoner is a young man, and his present misfortune in the result of evil associations.