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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore), Surrender of
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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Index (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), M (search)
The Daily Dispatch: December 9, 1865., [Electronic resource], Report of the
Secretary of war. (search)
Mayor's Court. --Mayor Saunders held his court yesterday morning, at the court-room, in the City Hall building. A very brief docket was brought to his notice, which we sum up as follows: Joseph Brown was charged with assaulting a negro girl. In this case the Mayor declined to receive negro testimony, and sent the parties back to Lieutenant-Colonel McEntee, the Provost Judge of the city. D. D. Mott was charged with stealing a watch from Marshal Ames. In consequence of the absence of witnesses, the case was continued until to-day.
The Daily Dispatch: December 11, 1865., [Electronic resource], Meeting in
Baltimore for the Benefit of Presbyterian ministers in the South. (search)
False pretences. --Samuel W. Scott, a young man of genteel appearance, was arraigned before Judge McEntee, in the Provost Court, on Saturday, charged with obtaining goods under false pretences and with swindling generally. The following testimony elicited will give an idea of the case: Charles M. Chambers sworn.--I saw
ive, and that he had been swindling people about here through his deceptions, when he voluntarily confessed that he had acted wrong, and was no detective.
Judge McEntee then found the prisoner guilty of obtaining property by false pretences, and asked him if he had anything to say.
The prisoner replied: "I have been a Uni ischarged.
I came to this city and made a lying braggadocio of myself.
I desire to thank Major Croft for his kindness to me before and after my arrest."
Judge McEntee: "Well, sir, I sentence you to confinement at hard labor in the Virginia penitentiary for the period of one year."
The prisoner: "Very well, that is a lig
The Daily Dispatch: December 11, 1865., [Electronic resource], The Odd Fellows. (search)
Grand larceny. --Robert Pleasants, William Taylor and Charles Thomas, negroes, were tried in the Provost Court on Saturday on the charge of stealing a cow and calf from J. A. Fields, Judge McEntee found them all guilty of grand larceny, and sentenced each to two years imprisonment at hard labor in the Virginia penitentiary.
Convicted of stealing tobacco. --Yesterday morning, William Robinson and William Wickers, both negro boys, were tried by Colonel McEntee, Provost Judge, on the charge of burglariously entering Castle Godwin and stealing therefrom a large quantity of tobacco, the property of Charles G. McMillan. From the evidence of Mr. McMillan, it was shown that, on the morning of the 11th instant, he visited the Castle, situated in Lumpkin's alley, where he had stored away a large quantity of tobac
e he had no funds; whereupon they prevailed upon him to assist them in opening the boxes and assorting their contents.
He knew nothing of the robbery; otherwise he would not have gone into the kitchen.
At the conclusion of the evidence, Judge McEntee decided to send Robinson to the penitentiary for two years. Wickers, in consideration of his extreme youth and apparently honest statement, was released.
Two white boys, who were arrested on the same charge, will be examined before Mayor
The Daily Dispatch: December 14, 1865., [Electronic resource], Negro schools in
Provost Judge's Court. --In consequence of the indisposition of Colonel McEntee, Provost Judge, no court was held yesterday.
The Daily Dispatch: December 15, 1865., [Electronic resource], The great Government sale of railroad material. (search)
Provost Court. --Owing to the continued illness of Colonel McEntee, no cases were tried before this Court yesterday.
The Daily Dispatch: December 18, 1865., [Electronic resource],
Provost Court. (search)
Provost Court. --Fortunately, Colonel McEntee was sufficiently recovered from his recent indisposition to hold his Court on Saturday, and the following cases were disposed of: Ananias Johnson, a little negro, was found guilty of stealing a gold ring, and sent to Castle Thunder for twenty days. Robert Woolford, negro, charged with drunkenness, was sent to Castle Thunder for ten days. Private Lynass, Twelfth United States infantry, charged with robbing soldiers, was sent to Castle Thunder to await his trial. Joseph Giegan, James Hackett, Barney Fox, George Sullivan, James Burk, John Madoras and Charles Sherman, all of the Twelfth United States infantry, charged with coming from their camp to the city without passes, were found guilty and sent to the Castle for twenty days each. Mike Herrin and Pat Tracy, Eleventh United States infantry, charged with the same offence, were each sent to the Castle for twenty days. Wilson Varner, of the Second Pennsylvan
The Daily Dispatch: December 18, 1865., [Electronic resource], Stealing bread. (search)
Stealing bread. --Wilson Vanner, of the Second Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, went into a small establishment, kept by Mrs. Cordon, at Rocketts, on Saturday morning, and helped himself to sundry loaves of bread without leave or license. He was arrested, locked up, and afterwards sent to Castle Thunder by Colonel McEntee.