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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: February 6, 1865., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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Arrest of Alleged thieves. --On Friday afternoon last, Major W. H. Gibbs was robbed of $2,500 on the Petersburg train, coming to this city. Suspecting two men who occupied seats be hind him, one of whom carried a crutch, the Major, as soon as he arrived here, acquainted Chief-of-Police R. T. Seal of the facts of the robbery and gave a description of the two persons, sitting behind him on the cars, whom he suspected.--That officer, assisted by policemen Moore, Jenkins and Perrin, immediately set about to arrest the thieves, and early in the day of Saturday took into custody John Leathers, of notoriously bad character, who was locked up in the lower station house as one of the parties charged with the robbery. Upon further inquiries, it was ascertained that Leathers was in frequent companionship with a lame man named John Kearney, and accordingly, on Saturday night, a plan was set on foot to catch him. Proceeding to the house, in the upper end of the city, occupied by Leathers's