Your search returned 36 results in 7 document sections:
The Daily Dispatch: August 5, 1862., [Electronic resource], The lines below
Hustings Court. --This tribunal resumed business yesterday at eleven o'clock, Recorder Caskie presiding. Henry Hudnall gave the required bond as a Notary Public and qualified as such. Charles Toothaker, charged with feloniously stealing a quantity of clothing belonging to E. J. Steward, was remanded for trial before Judge Lyons. Thomas F. Eanes, charged with feloniously assaulting and stabbing Francis Craven, watchman at the Danville Depot, was remanded for trial and refused bail. Mary Sullivan, a young white female, charged with stealing sundry articles of wearing apparel from Archibald B. Miller, also with stealing two pairs of boots from Wm. F. Childress, and also, with stealing a silk dress, the property of Edwin Knotts, was remanded to be tried upon each charge. August Fisch, a soldier, charged with stealing five hundred dollars from Zella Glenman, a Cyprian, was discharged, it being shown that the prisoner did not intend to commit a theft. The
The Daily Dispatch: November 4, 1862., [Electronic resource], Proceedings in the
The Daily Dispatch: August 4, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Mayor's Court. (search)
Mayor's Court. --The Mayor's docket yesterday was a short one and soon gotten through with. The following is a list of the cases: Francis Craven was charged with attempting to kill, by striking him with an iron bar, a negro man belonging to O. H. Chalkley, employed at the Danville railroad depot.--Witnesses for the prosecution proved that the attack made upon the negro was because he refused to permit Craven to take away some chickens which belonged to him, while Captain Carter, of the night police, who made the arrest, stated that he told him the fellow had used some insulting language towards his wife. The statement of a prisoner not being considered legal testimony, Craven was sent on for indictment by the grand jury of the Hustings Court. William Ferguson, a free negro, and Lewis, a slave, were charged with keeping ill governed snack-houses on 14th street, under the Exchange Hotel. Ferguson was notified to abate the nuisance by speedily closing the establishm
The Daily Dispatch: August 10, 1864., [Electronic resource], Foreign Miscellany. (search)
Hustings Court. --The magistrates again held their court yesterday. In the absence of the commonwealth's attorney, R. T. Daniel, the prosecution of criminals was conducted by A. Judson Cranc, Esq. We give below a summary of the proceedings: James H. Marshall, charged with stealing nine dollars in gold and forty-two dollars in Confederate notes from William Walsh, was examined, and sent on for final trial before Judge Lyons. Francis Craven, charged with assaulting with an iron bar, with intent to kill, Washington, slave of O. H. Chalkley, on the 30th of July, 1864, was also remanded for trial before Judge Lyons. The examination of Catharine, slave of Mary Voss, charged with aiding and conniving at the escape of Zipperah, slave of Robert F. Morris, resulted in her conviction, whereupon she was ordered to receive thirty-nine lashes, and then to be sold beyond the limits of the State of Virginia. The Court will meet again this morning at eleven o'clock.
The Daily Dispatch: September 20, 1864., [Electronic resource],
's raid around General Hampton . (search)
The Daily Dispatch: September 27, 1864., [Electronic resource],
's Court. (search)
Judge Lyons's Court. --Judge Lyons called his court together at 10 o'clock yesterday, when the following business was disposed of: Francis Craven, indicted for brutally assaulting, with an iron bar, a negro man in the employ of the Danville Railroad Company, was convicted by the jury sworn in his case, and sentenced to thirty days confinement in the city jail, and to pay a fine of four hundred dollars. In the cases of Miles R. Bohannon, indicted for forgery, and James H. Saunders, indicted for stealing, nolle prosequi were entered, and they were discharged. The grand jury, who had taken into consideration several cases prepared for them, returned a number of true bills, after which the court adjourned till 10 o'clock this morning.