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The Daily Dispatch: March 30, 1864., [Electronic resource], Religion in the
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Boating a white boy. --Abram, slave of Mr. Andrew Ellett, was yesterday arrested by officer Granger on the change of beating a white boy named Henry C. Frazier.
The Daily Dispatch: March 31, 1864., [Electronic resource], Yankee Politics in
Mayor's Court. --The following cases were before the Mayor yesterday: Daniel, slave of Andrew Ellett, Dick, slave of R T Alvey, and Malachi, slave of Mrs. Ann Mosby, were charged with breaking into the store of Hammond Gearing, on the corner of 3d and Baker streets, and stealing one barrel of French brandy, valued at $1,000, a large quantity of bacon, candles, &c., valued at $2,000, and $400 in Confederate money. The robbery occurred on Saturday morning about one o'clock, and Gearing being aroused from his sleep by the noise which they made in the store jumped out of bed and pursued them through the back way of his premises into the street, firing twice at them as they ran, while they wheeled and fired three shots at him in return. The report of the pistols and Gearing's cries of "thief," "fire," "murder," &c, soon waked up the most of the neighbors and many of them turned out to investigate the matter. Capt. Wm E. Foster, residing one square above the scene of the robbe