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The Daily Dispatch: may 30, 1861., [Electronic resource], The traitor
Arrests. --Captain Wilkinson arrested last night and caged a slave named Reuben, owned by Burwell Jones, for walking in the streets with an unlawful weapon. "The kind of weapon will be made known to-day before the Mayor.--Peter Allen, white, was caged for getting drunk, behaving disorderly, and assaulting Robert England in his own house.
The Daily Dispatch: October 23, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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Trial of Murphy --The trial of Charles Murphy, indicted for causing the death of a negro named Albert, the property of Mrs Spindle, of Fredericksburg, commenced yesterday morning before Judge Wm. H. Lyons The following jury was sworn: P. M. Tabb, jr., Charles M. Bosher, Wm. H. Davis, Chas. C. S. Thompson, George A. Pearce, Burwell Jones, Charles R. Darracott, Thomas Jones, Lacien Hill, Wm. A. Rison, Wm. H. Eggleston, and Austin D. Turner. After hearing a portion of the evidence, the Court adjourned over to this morning at 10 o'clock.
Arrests. --The city police on Saturday arrested George W. Bill for using abusive language and trespassing on and assaulting Burwell Jones. Also, two men for getting drunk and encumbering the sidewalk. Andrew, slave of Henry Alsop, as a runaway, John Thomas Cosby, an orphan, who had "no place to stay" William Cook, for breaking into one of the freight cars of the Virginia Central railroad and stealing three cows and a calf; valued at $300; and Thomas Franklin, for entering Edmund Griffin's house and stealing $1,000 in C. S. Treasury notes. Cyrus Charles, for assaulting and beating his wife, was put in the cage Sunday morning.