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to demand from the men their arms; in consequence of which order your petitioner mustered his Company on the parade and demanded of every man his gun:— that Elisha Jackson, the second man to whom he made this demand, not only refused to deliver his gun, but made great resistance; and upon your petitioner's seizing the gun, he wir petitioner's favor), by which means your petitioner has been put to very great trouble and costs. And as your petitioner was doing his duty with regard to said Jackson, and his so doing was the means of preserving the King's Fort, he most humbly requests that your Excellency and Honors would be pleased in some measure to relieve him, by making him a grant of the sum of fifteen pounds, lawful money, being the sum with the costs that said Jackson recovered of him, or that you would be pleased otherwise to interpose in his behalf, as to you in your great wisdom shall seem meet. And, as in duty bound your petitioner shall ever pray. William Angier. In the
The Daily Dispatch: August 30, 1862., [Electronic resource], Capture of a Railroad train between Winchester and Harper's Ferry. (search)
was opened, and baskets of champagne and boxes of delicious fruits found, and partaken of by our troops. The express safe was opened, and United States money, to the amount of some four thousand dollars, consigned to a Federal payman in Winchester, was extracted, with a number of other valuable articles. The U. S. mail was also secured, containing, amongst other documents, official dispatches from General Pope to Brig. Gen. White, at Winchester. These dispatches have been forwarded to Gen. Jackson. Fires were then built in the two passenger cars, and firewood piled on to facilitate the burning. A full head of steam was put on the engine, and the machine started in the direction of Winchester. The prisoners captured on the train were placed under Lieut. Roland and thirteen men, whilst the remaining seventeen, under Lieut. Rouse and Baylor, proceeded to Smithfield, in Jefferson county, 15 miles below Winchester. Within half a mile of the town they captured the Yankee pickets,
Mayor's Court. --There were few cases of any importance before this tribunal yesterday. Mary Shiver was arraigned before his Honor, on the charge of unlawfully, but not feloniously, stealing a horse, cart, harness, and pitch fork, the property of Elisha Jackson — case dismissed.--William T. Crawford, for unlawfully assaulting and beating Lucy Curry — case continued until Wednesday next. Charles Mitchell, for stealing a coat of John M. Arnosi — committed for Hustings Court.--Honors Enright and Nora Enright, mother and daughter, for keeping a disorderly house, selling ardent spirits, and annoying their neighbors — dismissed with a reprimand — D'Orsey Ogded, for keeping the theatre called the "Varieties," without a proper license. He showed receipts for money paid for license and was discharged.--John Rowals, drunk and lying on the sidewalk — handed over to the Provos
The Daily Dispatch: March 3, 1865., [Electronic resource], Proclamation by the President, appointing a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer, with thanksgiving. (search)
esterday, owing to the continued indisposition of the Mayor. We append the following summary: James R. Moore, charged with buying eggs at the First Market to sell again, was fined fifty dollars and ordered to surrender his purchase for confiscation. Edward Hudson, a free negro, was charged with having five hundred feet of plank in his possession, knowing it to have been stolen. The accused established his innocence and was discharged. Twenty dollars fine was imposed upon Elisha Jackson, charged with violating a city ordinance by offering goods, wares and merchandise for sale on the sidewalk on Main street. Jennie Howard was summoned to show cause why she should not be fined for permitting her servant to go at large; but, for satisfactory reasons, her case was continued. Complaint was made against Ellen Mitchell for an alleged attempt to break into the house of Elizabeth Jeter with the intention of stealing her furniture and clothing. The case was continued t