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The Daily Dispatch: October 19, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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aimed at another. Captain Wilkinson, of the night watch, deposed that he saw Wade, previous to the shooting, standing near the north end of the vegetable market, armed with a gun, and asked what he was doing there. Wade replied that he was just waiting for the boys to come out, and witness thought nothing of the affair, until some one shouted "Captain, that man is going to shoot," and he replied, "seize him, then" The gun then went off, and Jones rushed up and caught hold of Wade. Dr. Jackson, the attending surgeon, gave a description of the wounds, which were indicted with shot; so numerously and deeply seated that he made no effort to extract them. There was no danger of a fatal result unless the patient was imprudent. Robert Allen testified that on Saturday evening, October 5th, Wade came to his house and borrowed the gun which has been produced in court. He had often borrowed it of him, and he thought nothing strange of the circumstance. Wade was very drunk that ev
Miscellaneous Cases. --Philip Vermilery, an "invalid" soldier, from the Potomac army, was before the Mayor yesterday for the common sin of intemperance, but was discharged with the understanding that he would go back to his regiment without delay.--Richard Wreun, another soldier, up for a like offence, was let off on the same conditions.--Frances Jackson, a manumitted slave, from the estate of Dr. Alexander Mason, deceased, was arraigned to answer a charge of stealing clothing, valued at $25, from John N. Van Lew. There being some peculiar circumstances connected with the case, it was continued for a future hearing. --Beverly, a slave, arrested by Watchman Boze on suspicion of stealing, from Duke & Hutcheson, a bag of sugar, a jug of whiskey, and a roll of bank-notes and shinplasters, was punished with the usual number of stripes. Beverly afterwards confessed the robbery to his employer.--Lewis Sampson, free negro, was fined ten dollars for exacting more than the legal rate fr