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The Daily Dispatch: April 16, 1863., [Electronic resource], The siege of
Washington, N. C. (search)
Hustings Court, April 15th --Recorder Caskie and others presiding.--Mary Jackson, the alleged getter up of the recent riot, was examined and sent on before Judge Lyons to be tried for felony. Thomas Samant, who participated in the same affair. was also sent on for trial before the same Court. Benjamin Kemper, charged with breaking into the storehouse of James Eliotts and stealing a lot of boots and shoes, was committed for trial before Judge Lyons. William H. Ross a free negro, was tried for stealing $1,000 in C. S. Treasury notes, from Jos. Stickenburg, and was acquitted. Malvina, a slave, was ordered 15 lashes for stealing $50 from R. B. L. Tighe, her employer.
The Daily Dispatch: June 3, 1863., [Electronic resource], Banks on
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In the Hustings Court, Judge Lyons presiding, several criminal cases were disposed of yesterday. Frederick Gansler, insisted for stealing 500 sheep-skins from Joseph Heirholdzer, was tried and found not guilty. In the second case, that of stealing 200 lambskins, the trial was continued to the next term, and Gansler admitted to bail for his appearance to answer. Benjamin Kemper, indicted for engaging in a riot in April last, breaking the door of James Knotts and stealing goods, was called and continued to the next term. Jesse White, indicted for the murder of John J. Andrews, continued to the next term for trial. John Farrell, charged with stealing a coat. The jury not being able to agree, were discharged, the cause continued to the next term, and the prisoner admitted to bail. Edward Murphy, breaking into W. D. Blair's store. Acquitted.