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The Daily Dispatch: April 22, 1864., [Electronic resource], The contrast. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: April 22, 1864., [Electronic resource], Police Arrests. (search)
Police Arrests. --Augustus Jackson, a free negro, was arrested yesterday for carrying concealed deadly weapons. Officer Bibb yesterday arrested George H. Turner for stealing a box of tobacco from Wm. B. Jones & Co. Turner has just been liberated from the penitentiary, whither he was sent some time last year for stealing a box of tobacco from this same firm. He must have been under the delusion that they owed him a box of tobacco, and was determined to get even.
The Daily Dispatch: April 23, 1864., [Electronic resource], An examination in a "Subjugated."City. (search)
Mayor's Court. --There was no case of especial importance before the Mayor yesterday morning: Augustus Jackson, a free negro boy, was ordered to be whipped for firing a pistol in the street, and having in his possession two pistols believed to have been stolen. George H. Turner was sent on to the Hustings Court for stealing a box of tobacco from Wm. B. Jones &Co. This man was only about a month ago, pardoned out of prison, whither he had been sent for stealing a similar box of tobacco from the same firm. The evidence against him is as equally positive against him now as it was in the first case. Benjamin Wilson, a free negro, was ordered to be whipped for obtaining sixty dollars from James McDonald on false pretences.--It appeared that Ben. who is a back driver, went into Mr. McDonald's store on 12th street, near Main, in a great hurry, and represented that Miss Molly Johnson, one of Mc's best customers, was on Main street buying some flour, and had sent to ask M