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The Daily Dispatch: September 7, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Presidential campaign at the North. (search)
he 2d instant Mr. John C. Wynn, of New Kent county, had stolen from him a very fine horse, and receiving information shortly afterwards that the theft was committed by two white men hailing from Henrico county, named George W. Allen, Jr., and Woodson Jones, he procured a warrant for their arrest, which was placed in the hands of Constable E. W. Robinson, of Henrico, for execution. Taking the matter earnestly in hand, Constable Robinson immediately set about to find the thieves, and, as is usual with almost every case he undertakes, his efforts have been crowned with success. Jones was arrested yesterday afternoon, and Allen's whereabouts are well known, so that before this notice reaches the public eye he also will probably be in the clutches of the law. Mr. Wynn's horse has also been recovered. It was found in the possession of Mr. Richard Reins, of this city, who purchased him from Allen and his companion, upon the representation that the animal was their property and they
erwent a partial hearing of his case, and was then remanded for a further investigation this morning. Catherine White was discharged from the accusation of keeping an ill-governed and disorderly house in the neighborhood of the Second Market. Harvey Langum was sent on for examination before the Hustings Court on the charge of committing a brutal assault upon Thomas Forsyth, a boy about right years old. Fines were imposed upon Joseph Zimmermans charged with keeping his drinking-house open on Sunday, in violation of the ordinance, and a discharged soldier named M. Wynant, for buying watermelons in the Second Market to sell again — melons confiscated. William White, free negro; Jim, slave of Albert Heath; and Elijah Moss, free negro; were ordered to be whipped for various offenses committed by them. [Detectives Jones and Turner were the officers who arrested John Logan, the free negro that robbed Mr. Holladay in July last. The capture was made at twelve o'clock Monday night.]