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The Daily Dispatch: January 16, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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Crouch guilty, and assessed on him a fine of $15; Wright was found guilty, and fined $10, and McGregor was acquitted.--The defendants promptly paid the fines and costs. The following cases were disposed of yesterday: Commonwealth vs.Wm. Curtin, indictment for a misdemeanor. The Court gave judgment against Curtin for $100, the fine assessed by the verdict of the jury in August last, and for costs of prosecution; and a capias pro fine was awarded on said judgment. Thomas Gwynn, Curtin for $100, the fine assessed by the verdict of the jury in August last, and for costs of prosecution; and a capias pro fine was awarded on said judgment. Thomas Gwynn, a free negro, charged with a felonious assault upon officer Wm. B. Page, was arraigned for trial; but, for good cause shown, the case was continued to next term. John H. C. Quarles vs. The Commonwealth — Appeal from the judgment of the Mayor of this city. The appellant was called, and failing to appear, his appeal was dismissed. Richard Adams vs. The Commonwealth — Appeal from the judgment of the Mayor of this city. The Court confirmed the judgment of the Mayor, and ordered that the
Message of the New Governor of Pennsylvania Harrisburg, Pa., Jan. 15. --The inauguration of Gov. Curtin took place to-day. In his inaugural, he pledges himself to stand between the Constitution and encroachments instigated by hatred or ambition, fanaticism or folly. He says the election of a President is made a cause for disturbing the peace of the country, by wresting from the Federal Government the power the people conferred on it when the Constitution was adopted. Nothing in the past acts of Mr. Lincoln warrant this excitement. He believes it is not the judgment of the people now precipitating upon him a revolution. He says if Pennsylvania has any law infringing the rights of any State, or contravening any Federal law, or obstructing its execution, it ought to be repealed. She never has faltered in the recognition of all the duties imposed by the national compact, and will, by every act consistent with devotion to the honor and interests of her people, promote frate