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The Daily Dispatch: January 16, 1864., [Electronic resource], The
North Carolina Senatorship. (search)
Hustings Court. --According to adjournment, the Hustings Court of Magistrates assembled in their court- room yesterday morning at 11 o'clock. The following business was transacted: Robert Christian, a free negro, was examined on the charge of stealing a gold watch and chain from John W. Leonard, found guilty and ordered to be sold into absolute slavery. In the cases of Joseph Maria, for receiving stolen goods, and Lafayette Trenton and Jerome Digges, indicted for misdemeanors, nolle prosequi were entered. A requisition having been made by the Governor of the Commonwealth for 160 slaves, between the ages of 18 and 45, to be furnished by the city of Richmond to labor on the fortifications, the Court ordered that the Commissioners of the Revenue inquire into the number of male slaves fit for service, and the owners thereof, and that they make their returns to the Court on the 1st day of February. The Court then adjourned to meet again this morning.
The Daily Dispatch: February 01, 1864., [Electronic resource], Affairs in
The Daily Dispatch: February 2, 1864., [Electronic resource], How our prisoners are treated at
Point Lookout. (search)
Assaulting an officer. --Joseph Maria, a white man, arrested on the charge of resisting officer John D, Perrin in the discharge of his duty, on Saturday last, was arraigned before His Honor yesterday for examination. Perrin testified that on Saturday he was sent for by Maria, and that when be arrived at his house he was informed by him that there was a negro up stairs whom he wished arrested. On inquiring of Maria the reason, he was replied to that the negro and his (M.'s) wife was packing up, preparatory to running away together. On Perrin's facing Mrs. Maria, the wife of the prisoMrs. Maria, the wife of the prisoner, however, she informed him that herself and the negro had been locked up in the same room by Maria himself, and that he had for some time been treating her badly. This testimony, in connection wiMaria himself, and that he had for some time been treating her badly. This testimony, in connection with the same which had been told him by her daughter, determined him (P.) not to act upon the summons which had carried him to M.'s house, upon which the prisoner became enraged and threatened to shoo
The Daily Dispatch: February 4, 1864., [Electronic resource], Re-enlistment of
Virginia troops. (search)
Mayor's Court. --The Mayor had the following cases before him yesterday morning: Joseph Maria, an Italian confectioner, was arraigned on the charge of committing an assault upon officer John D. Perrin and attempting to shoot him while in the discharge of his duty as a policemen. Maria had sent for Perrin to take from Maria had sent for Perrin to take from his house a negro man whom he said he had been compelled by his wife to hire, and who was about running away with her. M. had his wife and the negro fellow locked up in a room together. Upon learning the state of the case Perrin was doubtful of his authority to make the a rest without a warrant, and therefore declined doing so. Th
d M. to turn upon him, giving him a pretty severe scuffle till officer Adams came to his assistance.
There being no testimony for the defence.
His Honor required Maria to give security in the sum of $400 for his good behavior for twelve months.
Jordan, William, and Mary, slaves, and Elluda Hunter and Francis Grandison, free
The Daily Dispatch: February 12, 1864., [Electronic resource], Visit of a British officer to
Fort Sumter. (search)