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Felony Trials. --The trial of George Rigley, indicted for grand larceny, was concluded before Judge Lyons on Saturday. The testimony was by no means sufficient to fix the guilt upon Rigley, who seems to have borne a good character in the State of Mississippi. The jury therefore rendered a verdict of "not guilty," and the prisoner was discharged. Daniel Ratcliffe, counsel. Auguste Zahn, an unfortunate European, indicted for stabbing Augustus Miller, was tried and convicted, the jury ascertaining the term of his imprisonment in the penitentiary at five years. The wound inflicted upon Miller was not fatal, and it is quite probable that Zahn's senses were beclouded by drink when be committed the deed. R. D. Ward, counsel for the prisoner. Julia Kugan, who stole a lot of old clothes from Johanna Sexton, was indicted for felony; but the jury on Saturday determined that the value of the stolen property was less than $20, and she was convicted of misdemeanor only. Sentenc
The Daily Dispatch: November 25, 1861., [Electronic resource], Proclamation of General Dix to the people of Accomac and Northampton counties. (search)
C. S. District Court. --The case of the Confederate States against C. W. Purcell and others, to sequestrate the sum of $15,000 due by the defendant to Ashmead and others, alien enemies, occupied the attention of the Court on Saturday. Mr. Aylett, District Attorney, delivered his opening speech in behalf of the Government, and the further hearing of the case was postponed until 11 o'clock this morning. Confederate States against Richard G. Morriss, to sequestrate the property of an alien enemy. An order was entered referring the case to Commissioner Watson to take proof. The matter involved in this case is a certain note alleged to be due by the defendant to C. M. Fry & Co. Robert Ould and James Lyons have qualified to practice law in this Court.