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The Daily Dispatch: March 3, 1865., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 27, 1863., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Mayor's Court, May 26th. --Peter James, free negro, from Petersburg, drunk and disorderly in the street was ordered 15 lashes and sent to the chain gang. John C Conners, charged with stealing one coat of the value of $50, and $5.90 in money, from John P. Castner, was examined and sent before the Hustings Court. John Smith, white, charged with stealing whiskey and cigars of the value of $200 from Wm H. Travis, was examined and acquitted of the charge of felony, but committed to jail for want of security to keep the peace and be of good behavior. Irvington slave of Mrs. M. Clopton, was ordered five lashes for smoking a cigar in the street. Chas. A. Lathrop, charged with getting drunk and lying down in the Theatre, was fined one dollar. Ishmael Roberts, a free negro, underwent an examination for felony. The charge against Roberts was that he assaulted and beat a darkey, servant of a soldier, and robbed him of a gold watch. The charge was not sustained by
The Daily Dispatch: March 3, 1865., [Electronic resource], Proclamation by the President, appointing a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer, with thanksgiving. (search)
new issue of notes and bonds, " approved February 17, 1864, some 50,000,000, nearly 40,000,000 of this amount is already appropriated and is necessary to meet out standing drafts on the Treasury, leaving only about $12,000,000 at the disposal of the Treasurer. Senate bill to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to receive specie from the several States, to be used for the benefit of said States, was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. Senate bill for the relief of Peter James, Jr., was referred to the Committee on Claims. Mr. Clopton, of Alabama, from Committee on the Medical Department, under a suspension of the rules, reported a bill to secure to sick and wounded officers the same rights and privileges in obtaining leaves of absence as are now granted by law to privates. Passed. Also, a bill to authorize hospital accommodations, etc., including medical attendance, to discharged soldiers, when there is a reasonable prospect of benefit resulting to such
Deserved Punishment. --By order of Chief-of-Police Reuben T. Seal, thirty lashes were applied yesterday afternoon to the bare back of a negro wagon driver, named James, slave of William H. Brooks, arrested on the charge of driving his team at a killing pace, in violation of a city ordinance. During the progress of the team down the street, the fellow dashed across the sidewalk, running against a lady who happened to be crossing, whereby she was knocked down and seriously injured.