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The Daily Dispatch: November 17, 1862., [Electronic resource], A Bloody Leaf in the history of this War--ten lives for one. (search)
obbery was committed two months since. Verdict, guilty by the jury. In consideration of the fact that Allen was under sentence by Judge Lyons for another offence for nine months, the Court only put him in jail for ten days. The cases of Belle Jones and Josephine De Merritt, indicted for keeping disorderly and ill- governed houses, where lewd persons of both sexes congregated, being called, and defendants not appearing, their recognisable were forfeited, and capiases awarded to bring them into Court. This being done, De Merritt renewed her recognizance; but Jones, failing to find a friend, was constrained to renew her acquaintance with sundry of her boarders domiciled for several days past at the city jail. The case of Jordan, slave of John N. Thacker, charged with stealing a gold watch and cloth coat from Jas. White, a free negro, living on Brook Avenue, was called, and continued on account of the absence of witnesses until the next term. Capiases were awarded to br