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The Daily Dispatch: March 22, 1861., [Electronic resource], From Grave to
Trifting cases. --Tom Hall, a free negro from Powhatan county, was brought before the Mayor, yesterday, for living in the city without a register. He was whipped.--Jack Johns, from Cumberland, was treated in the same way.--Adelaide Smith, no papers, was let off with an admonition.
The Daily Dispatch: may 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], The telegraph. (search)
Petty Offenders. --Jack Johns, a free negro was whipped by order of the Mayor yesterday, for going to sleep in a new building owned by Dr. Haxall--Edward, slave of Geo. D. Harwood, was committed for going at large.--Robert, slave of J. H. Crenshaw, was whipped for trespassing on the premises of Jas. Hicks. Samuel Aid, taken up when oblivious and not able to navigate, was released.--George, slave of Wm. Tyres, was ordered 30 lashes for stealing a ham of bacon and a butcher-knife.--Peter T. Allen, charged with fighting in the Old Market, was committed in default of $150 security. Thomas Walker, his opponent, was let off, the fight being forced on him by Allen.