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1880 Several roller-skating, coming in fashion, 1880 Skedaddle became an army by-word of significance, 1862 Skeleton, Living Calvin Edson, on exhibition, Dec., 1831 Slaughter Houses said to be a nuisance in town, 1693 Robert Hughes, had one on Pleasant street, 1783 Abattoir, an appendage to Brighton Market, 1880 Slaves still bought and sold in Massachusetts, 1767 Said to be two thousand held in Boston, 1779 Freed in Massachusetts, by Bill of Rights, Oct. 25, 1780 English Emancipation Anniversary, July 15, 1813 Excitement in Boston harbor (slave-catchers), Aug. 1, 1836 Catchers, Hughes and Knights in limbo, Oct. 16, 1850 Shadrac, a fugitive, arrested and escaped, Feb. 5, 1851 Thomas Semmes arrested, a nine days sensation, Apr. 3, 1851 Anthony Burns arrested, a nine days sensation, May 26, 1854 Emancipation throughout the United States proclaimed, Jan. 1, 1863 Sleighs carrying sixty-two persons, come in use, Feb., 1846
Police Transactions. --Saturday night and yesterday proved a busy time for the officers, and developed a somewhat unhealthy condition of the moral atmosphere of Richmond. The watch house register shows the following arrests: Julia Crugan, for stealing articles of wearing apparel, valued at $25, from Joanna Sexton Richard R. Wren for drunkenness and disorderly conduct. Henry, slave of Warner Taliaferro, for fighting a rock battle. Francis M. Smith, a deserter and suspicious character. Robert Hughes, for disorderly conduct, and Solomon B. Terrell, for a similar offence. Richard, slave of Lieut. Peal, for having a pistol in his possession. --Daniel Keys, for theatening to whip Mary Sullivan. Patrick Mullin, for getting drunk, throwing rocks at a house, and engaging in a general fight. William, a runaway slave of Wm. C. Winston, closes the list. These parties will be called before the Mayor this morning.
the various batteries in the vicinity, reviewed troops, &c. He went down to Craney Island yesterday, and was saluted by the heavy guns of the batteries. Yesterday a difficulty occurred at the toll-house of the Norfolk draw bridge, between Mr. Hughes, the keeper, and several persons who had crossed on the bridge and returned, during which Hughes, who is a large and powerful man, was knocked down and very roughly handled. Several arrests have been made. The weather is very rainy and stHughes, who is a large and powerful man, was knocked down and very roughly handled. Several arrests have been made. The weather is very rainy and stormy — wind blowing from the northeast. The tide is high. There are numbers of visitors here. The hotels are well patronized, and supply the various substantial and delicacies peculiar to this favored section in plentiful abundance. The Methodist Conference will meet here in a few weeks. On account of the troubles of the country, the sessions will no doubt be short, but the number of visitors will probably be large.
The Daily Dispatch: October 22, 1861., [Electronic resource], Ineligibility of officers of the army for Congress. (search)
Miscellaneous Cases. --Richard R. Wren, a soldier, made his second appearance before the Mayor yesterday, and the plea of the "same old drunk" availing him nothing, he was committed to jail.--Robert Hughes, of the Eighth South Carolina; Solomon B. Terrell, of the Fourth Texas, (second appearance;) and D. H. Hill, of the Fourth Texas Regiment, were also sent to jail for drunkenness and disorderly conduct.--Daniel Keys was up to answer a charge of assaulting Mary Sullivan; and after some evidence relative to a "bottle uv whiskey," which seems to have caused the difficulty, the Mayor continued the case for a further hearing.--John Burns and Patrick O'Brien, arrested for indulging in the pastime of a little set to in public, were discharged from custody.--James Cordell, charged with mebriety, was required to give security to keep the peace.--William, a negro dressed in soldier clothes, acknowledged that he was a runaway from W. C. Winston, and was sent to jail. Sentence of twenty-f