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The Daily Dispatch: April 4, 1864., [Electronic resource], Schofield's last move in East Tennessee. (search)
Mayor's Court. --The were no new cases of interest before this Court Saturday. The case of Cornelius, slave of L. M. Jude, charged with robbing the meat house of Jas. R. Chiles, was continued till Wednesday morning. Cornelius confessed to the officers he and the other two negroes, Jim and Andrew, had robbed Mr. Chiles, and carried off the meat in Jim's cart, and that they were armed with pistols, and intended to defend themselves it molested by the watchmen or any one else. He also Cornelius confessed to the officers he and the other two negroes, Jim and Andrew, had robbed Mr. Chiles, and carried off the meat in Jim's cart, and that they were armed with pistols, and intended to defend themselves it molested by the watchmen or any one else. He also carried the police to the place where he had hidden fourteen pieces of the stolen bacon, but it had been removed by some one. Patrick, slave of Thomas Hardgrove, was ordered to be whipped for stealing a half peck of flour from his hirers, Messrs Nimmo & Cabler. Jim, slave of Jones & Slater, charged with having a piece of corn beef, supposed to have been stolen, was discharged. Geo. Turner, a deserter from Camp. Lee, was sent to the Provost Marshal. Barnett, slave of A. Bode