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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones),
Crenshaw Battery, , 's Battalion Pegram Confederate States Artillery. (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), A confederation of Southern Memorial Associations. (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.43 (search)
The Daily Dispatch: January 21, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Watch-House cases (search)
Watch-House cases --William, a slave, the property of Thos. Emmett, has been locked up to a wait examination before the Mayor, on a charge of setting fire to and burning the dwelling of John T. West. Also, Elizabeth Martin, a free woman of color, for assaulting a white man with a knife. Several negroes were arrested Saturday night, and duly punished yesterday morning, for smaller offences.
The Daily Dispatch: January 22, 1861., [Electronic resource], Allegiance in
A Youthful incendiary. --A small negro boy named William, the property of Thos. Emmett, was arraigned before the Mayor yesterday on a charge of setting fire to the house of John T. West. Mrs. West testified that the back porch of the house was discovered to be on fire about 8 o'clock last Friday morning, but was promptly extinguished. Shortly afterwards the passage was filled with smoke, and going up stairs, she found one of the beds burning. Assistance was procured and the fire again ex
im, and throw him into the basin.
Witness said he used no threats to make the boy confess.
A match was found in the bed last burnt.
He subsequently brought the boy's master to the house, and the same confession was made in his presence.
Mr. Emmett gave his boy an excellent character — said he had raised him, and never knew him to do anything wrong.
Admitted that the boy made the confession in West's presence; but subsequently, when alone with him, declared that he was innocent, and that
The Daily Dispatch: August 24, 1861., [Electronic resource], Hard on the soldiers (search)