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Police matters. --Senior Alderman Sanxay presided at the Police Court yesterday, the Mayor being confined to his apartment by sickness. Alex. Gentry gave security in the sum of $50 to keep the peace, having been somewhat uproarious on Saturday night. Ann E. Edwards and her young daughter Jenny, arrested for keeping a disorderly house, were committed to jail in default of surely to keep the peace and for their appearance before the Grand Jury. Wm. Cummings, charged with interfering with the watchmen in the discharge of their duty, failed to make his appearance. Albert, slave of S. S. Hardgrove, was brought up on a charge of stealing a trunk from John C. Page; but one of the witnesses having been disabled by a kick from a horse, the case was continued until Thursday. Henry, slave of Wm. Gaines, was ordered to be flogged for stealing a pair of shoes. Three or four cases of drunkenness were disposed of.
Recaptured. --All of the prisoners, ten in number, ( one,) who recently escaped from the county jail, have been recaptured and returned to their old quarters. They were taken in custody by Capt. Elliott's Home Guard, between Salem Church and Hanovertown, in the bushes, aided by Messrs. Wicker, Ligon, Dr. Shelton, Dr. Lumpkin, and Mr. Wm. Gaines. The enterprising men who thus severed their connection with the Confederate authorities, have, since their arrival, been securely ironed.
e was not seriously wounded, and will no doubt soon be heard from in Richmond. The Lieutenant of Johnston's staff, who was taken prisoner by the Twentieth Massachusetts, last Saturday, is still at headquarters. He had his photograph taken by Messrs. Barnard and Gibeon, the Government photographers. Crouching at his feet, by his own request, is a little ragged darkle, and by his side a Lieutenant who was with him at West Point. General Pettigrew, who was taken, is with the rebel Dr. Gaines in his fine mansion near camp, a guard keeping our men off the premises and him from escaping. His name is James Johnson Pettigrew. He was born in North Carolina, but was in command of a South Carolina brigade. He declines to give any information about their forces, but seems confident of our defeat. He says he was surprised while on a reconnaissance, and did not know we were so close until he was shot and our men fought for his body. He will recover, though he has a serious flesh wou
Ranaway. --Left Charlotte county, June 10th, two boys, Isaac and Henry; one about 18 years, the other 14. Isaac is low and compact; open countenance; shows his teeth very much in talking teeth broad and white. Henry ginger-bread color; spare; well grown in height; won over one eyebrow supposed to be making his way to Hanover. A liberal reward will be paid for their apprehension. Apply to Barksdale & Bro., Richmond, Va. je 17--15t Wm. Gaines.
200 Dollars reward. --Left my farm, in Charlotte county, Va, on the 25th instant, two negroes, Sambo and Henry. The former is 25 years old, color quite bright, little or no beard, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches nigh, and carried with him a carpet bag. Henry is 19 years old, dark brown color, has a large wen over his left eye, and is 6 feet 4 or 5 inches high. Said negroes are trying to make their way to my farm in Hanover county, Va, near Richmond. The above reward will be paid for their apprehension and delivery to me, or to Mr S G Tinsley, Richmond, Va. William Gaines. Charlotte C. H., July 25, 1864. jy 29--3t
200 dollars reward. --Left my farm, in Charlotte county, Va, on the 25th instant, two negroes, Sambo and Henry. The former is 25 years old, color quite bright, little or no beard, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, and carried with him a carpet bag. Henry is 19 years old, dark brown color, has a large scar over his left eye, and is 5 feet 4 or 5 inches high. Said negroes are trying to make their way to my farm in Hanover county, Va, near Richmond. The above reward will be paid for their apprehension and delivery to me, or to Mr S G Tusley, Richmond, Va. William Gaines. Charlotte C H, July 25, 1864 jy 29--3t
200 dollars reward. --Left my farm, in Charlotte county, Va, on the 25th instant, two negroes, Sambo and Henry. The former is 25 years old, color quite bright, little or no beard, 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, and carried with him a carpet bag. Henry is 19 years old, dark brown color, has a large well over his left eye, and is 5 feet 4 or 5 inches high. Said negroes are trying to make their way to my farm in Hanover county, Va, near Richmond. The above reward will be paid for their apprehension and delivery to me, or to Mr. S. G Tinsley, Richmond, Va. William Gaines. Charlotte C. H., July 25, 1864. jy 29--3t