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The Daily Dispatch: December 29, 1865., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 28, 1865., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Larceny. --Two negroes, named Eliza Jenkins and Mary Johnson, were arrested Tuesday night by Constable Cole, of Henrico, for stealing a pocket-book containing twenty-seven dollars, a white dress valued at ten dollars, and one gold locket, from Johnson Sands. They were committed to jail to be examined to-day before Justice Wade.
Sent to the penitentiary. --Eliza Jenkins, a negro woman, was arraigned before Judge McEntee yesterday, in the Provost Court, on the following charge: That she did, on the night of Friday, December 22, unlawfully steal, take and carry away from the residence of Johnson Sands, in this city, a white dress, a piece of cloth, a gold locket, and seven dollars in United States currency — all valued at the sum of twenty-seven dollars. On being arraigned, the prisoner plead not guilty. Mr. Sandsme others, and that he accused two girls in his employment of having stolen them. These girls went and found the property at some place up town. Fanny Robinson, one of the servants, testified that she found the property in the possession of Eliza Jenkins. She was at the house of Mr. Sands on Saturday morning last, and driven away by him on account of her bad character. She (Eliza) was a noted thief. After the hearing of some further testimony, which positively proved that she stole the art