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Absconded Slave--$25 reward. --Left my place on James river, upper end of Henrico county, on Sunday last, June, 1862, without any cause, my Servant Man, Cornelius, commonly called Duck. He is about 25 years of age, rather small well made, black, good teeth, likely, and no marks; about 5 feet 7 inches high. He is no doubt lurking about Richmond or endeavoring employment as servant in some of the camps, having many acquaintances among the servants in Richmond, out in no other place. For his safe delivery to Blair & Chamberlayne, or placed in jail so they get him, they will pay the above reward. jy 4--6t John Wickham.
Trying to escape. --A very little darkey, named Cornelius, owned by Mr. Wm. Harre, of Mathias Point, was apprehended yesterday of the Central Depot, while endeavoring to escape from the city. It will be remembered that the house of the master of this negro was battered down by the Yankees.
The Daily Dispatch: October 22, 1862., [Electronic resource], The opinion of the Northern press on Lincoln's proclamation. (search)
Proceedings in the Courts. Mayor's Court, October 21. --John Miller, a man with curly hair, moustache and imperial, and subdued, meek look, was arraigned for committing a violent asssult on Mary Wolff, living in Jail Alley. The woman being disabled by the attack of Miller, which consisted of a knock down, stamping, "c., was unable to appear. The case was continued. Cornelius, slave of Wm. Hoe, of King George county, came to town with his master to sell some wheat, and got lost. He was a little nigger, and was arraigned as runaway or lost. The latter appeared to be the most probable, and he was sent to jail to await the call of his master, who had advertised for him as a lost darkey. The subject was both small and young. Geo. Washington, a venerable Ethiopian, slave of Maria Bond, was committed for going at large. Jas. McCabe, alias Johnson, arrested as one of the murderers of Kelley and Downes on the 9th of last. May, on 17th street, was brought up for e
very to me of a servant boy named Conway, belonging to Dr. Wm. J. Hallel, of Essex county. Conway left where he was hired, in Rocketts, in June last, and was when last heard of with the 2d Floridan regiment. He is about 13 or 14 years old; dark color. 2d. $20 for the delivery of Simeon to me.--Simeon is about 15 years old; is quite black; was hired to Mr. Johnson, in Chesterfield, and belongs to Mrs. E. B. Murphy, in Westmoreland county. 3d. $20 for a bright mulatto boy named William, goes by the name of Ben frequently. He is about 15 years old; belongs to James C. Roy, of Henrico, and was hired at Mrs. Jones's boardinghouse, Broad street; left in March. 4th. $5 for Cornelius, a well-set man; black color; speaks slow when spoken to; has his hair plaited sometimes; he left about the middle of June; has been to his wife's, at Mr. Richard Loungers, in King and Queen county, where it is believed he is now. James Moore, oc 29--6t* At Duke & Hutchinson's, Richmond.
ivery to me of a servant boy named Conway, belonging to Dr. Wm. J. Hailel, of Essex county. Conway left where he was hired, in Rocketts, in June last, and was, when last heard of, with the 2d Florida regiment. He is about 13 or 14 years old; dark color. 2d. $20 for the delivery of Simeon to me.--Simeon is about 15 years old; is quite black; was hired to Mr. Johnson, in Chesterfield, and belongs to Mrs. E. B. Murphy, in Westmoreland county. 3d. $20 for a bright mulatto bey named William, goes by the name of Ben frequently. He is about 15 years old; belongs to James C. Roy, of Henrico, and was hired at Mrs. Jones's boarding- house, Broad street; left in March. 4th. $15 for Cornelius, a well-set man; black color; speaks slow when spoken to; has his hair plaited sometimes; he left about the middle of June; has been to his wife's, at Mr. Richard Loanger's, in King and Queen county, where it is believed he is now. James Moore, oc 29--6t* At Duke & Hutcheson's, Richmond.
and delivery to me of a servant boy named Conway, belonging to Dr. Wm. J. Hallel, of Essex county Conway left where he was hired, in Rocketts, in June last, and was, when last heard of, with the 2d Florida regiment. He is about 13 or 14 years old; dark color. 2d. $20 for the delivery of Simeon to me.--Simeon is about 15 years old; is quite black; was hired to Mr. Johnson, in Chesterfield, and belongs to Mrs. E. B. Murphy, in Westmoreland county. 3d. $20 for a bright mulatto boy named William, goes by the name of Ben frequently. He is about 15 years old; belongs to James G. Roy, of Henrico, and was hired at Mrs. Jones's boarding house, Broad street; left in March. 4th. $15 for Cornelius, a well-set man; black color; speaks slow when spoken to; has his hair plaited sometimes; he left about the middle of June; has been to his wife's, ct Mr. Richard Longest, in King and Queen county, where it is belleved he is now. James Moore. oc 29--6t* At Duke & Hutcheson's Richmond.
delivery to me of a servant Dr. named Conway, belonging to Dr. Wm. J. Hallel, of Essex county. Conway left where he was hired, in Rocketts, in June last, and was, when last heard of, with the 2d Florida regiment. He is about 13 or 14 years old; dark color. 2d. $20 for the delivery of Simeon to me.--Simeon is about 15 years old; is quite black; was hired to Mr. Johnson, in Chesterfield, and belongs to Mrs. R. B. Murphy, in Westmoreland county. 3d. $20 for a bright mulatto boy named William, goes by the name of Ben frequently. He is about 15 years old; belongs to James. C. Roy, of Henrico, and was hired at Mrs. Jones's boardinghouse, Broad street; left in March. 4th. $15 for Cornelius, a well-set man; black color; speaks slow when spoken to; has his hair plaited sometimes; he left about the middle of June, has been to his wife's, at Mr. Richard Longest, in King and Queen county, where it is believed he is now. James Moore, oc 29--6t* At Duke & Hutcheson's Richmond.
th a bowie knife in his possession, was ordered 25 lashes. Adams and Wesley, slaves of John E. Wadsworth, found with forged passes on their persons, were ordered 39 lashes each. Ann and Matilda, two slaves, charged with harboring and concealing Debby, slave of Mrs. Griffin, were each ordered 25 lashes. The case of Madison Griffin, charged with forging the name of John Griffin and getting $10 from Richard Reins, was continued till Monday, the witnesses not being present. Cornelius, slave of R. J. Jones, was ordered 25 lashes for stealing 16 pounds of butter, belonging to James W. Smith. Hustings Court, Wednesday, Dec. 10th. --Present. Aldermen Caskie, Sanxay, Timberlake, Gwathmey and Clopton. A nolle prosequi has entered by the Attorney for the Commonwealth in the case of Charles Foster alias Charles Rigley, charged with grand larceny. John E. Brook and Warwick M. Woodward qualified as deputies of the High Constable, by taking the several oaths requi
at the erring juvenile should be parentally punished for his indiscretion. Ben, a slave of Richard Howe, was accused of stealing $19 from Henry, a fellow servant, with whom he lodged. He admitted the larceny, but plead in justification that it was only a joke. He was ordered 39 lashes. Cornelius a slave, was charged with stealing a turkey at the second market, from William Waddy, while the latter was busily engaged with a number of purchasers around his cart yesterday morning. Cornelius insisted that he paid for the fowl, but his story was of such a confused tenor that his guilt would have been established upon its evidence alone. He was ordered 39 lashes. Henry Strauler was charged with renting a house to a slave without the permission of the slave's owner, and in direct violation of the laws Strahler pleaded ignorance of the laws, and admitted the charge. He was fined $10 and admonished that peace security and a still heavier fine would result upon a repetition o
Court proceedings. Mayor's Court, Saturday.--Cornelius McNamara was arraigned for examination on the charge of receiving from Ben. alive of John Foulk seven bars of pig iron, stolen by the letter from some person unknown. The Mayor thought the case ought to be further inquired into by the Hustings Court, and sent McNamara on to answer at the April term. He was allowed to give $550 bail for his appearance, which he did. The darkey concerned in the transaction was punished by 39 lashes. Mike Cary, charged with getting drunk and lying down in the street, was let off. Martha Mayo, a free negress, arrested for stealing a breastpin from Catharine Jones proved her innocence and was discharged. Hustings Court, March 14th--Presents Recorder Caskie, and Aldermen Sanxay, Bray, Beveridge, and Anderson. Nathaniel B. Hill was fined ten dollars for permitting his slave, Washington, to go at large and hire himself out, contrary to law. A capias was awarded against Je
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