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The Daily Dispatch: March 12, 1863., [Electronic resource], Religious Discussions. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: March 24, 1863., [Electronic resource], The flour impressment case — decision of
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Police Affairs --Yesterday was a busy day with the civil police, the following parties having been arrested and caged for examination before the Mayor for the offences set opposite their names, viz: William Sullivan alias William Barrett, for feloniously breaking and entering John C shafer's store-house in the night time and stealing there from $10,000 worth or dry goods. James Morris, Richard Morris and John W Williams were arrested on the same charge. James Morris was also arrested for breaking and entering the jewelry store of Hamet A. and stealing there from watches and jewelry of the value of $2,500. Some of the property was found on his person. The above parties pretend to be Baltimoreans. Thos Carr was arrested for being a suspicious person without viable means of support, and supposed to be one of the persons who robbed Shafer's store. Thomas Collier was arrested as a person of evil fame and without lawful means of support. Francis McAdams was put in for being drun
The Daily Dispatch: March 25, 1863., [Electronic resource],
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Mayor's Court, Tuesday, March 14. --The case of James Morris, William Sullivan alias Wm. Barrell, John W. Williams, Richard Morris, Thomas Carr and John T. B. Quince, charged with being concerned in breaking into the tailor shop of John C, Shafer and stealing a large amount of goods, was called up, but continued until Thursday for additional testimony. The case of James Morris, one of the above parties who is also charged with breaking into the jewelry store of Ham A. Pearce, south Main street, between 17th and 18th streets, and stealing $3,500 worth of watches, was called, but likewise continued for additional testimony. When this party was being carried to the cage of Monday, the Delias saw him trying to get rid of some articles on his person, and on searching him found eight of Mr. Pearce's watches concealed about his person. Edward Drew, a free negro, was ordered ten lashes for going about the city without his free papers. David, slave of Mary A, Smith, was ordere
The Daily Dispatch: May 30, 1863., [Electronic resource], Chased by ladies. (search)
Hustings Court, Monday, May 29 --Frances Brown was tried for rioting on the 2d of April, found guilty, and fined $50. Judge Lyons fixed the term of her imprisonment in jail at 4 months. Andrew J. Hawkins, was tried for rioting and acquitted. John Murphy was tried for maliciously shooting and wounding Matthew Callahan, with intent to wound and kill him. The jury found him guilty of unlawful shooting, with intent to maim, and ascertained his term of imprisonment at 4 years in the penitentiary.-- udge Crump, prisoner's counsel, moved to set aside the verdict. The motion will be determined this morning. The grand jury indicted Joseph Zimmerman and Richard Morris for grand larceny.
The Daily Dispatch: June 8, 1863., [Electronic resource], Affairs at
Costly time. --Richard Morris, indicted in the Hastings Court for stealing four watches from Andrew J Myers, was tried before Judge Meredith last Saturday, found guilty and sentenced to the penitentiary for four years.
The Daily Dispatch: October 5, 1863., [Electronic resource], Runaway--
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Died of his injuries. --We regret to learn that private Richard Morris, of company D. City. Battalion, who accidentally received a gunshot wound in the bowels on Friday afternoon, has since died of his injuries. Mr. Morris, it will be remembered, was standing nigh Castle Thunder when a difficulty occurred between James F. Mr. Morris, it will be remembered, was standing nigh Castle Thunder when a difficulty occurred between James F. Newsom, of North Carolina, and Martin Gripp, of company F. City Battalion. Gripp, it seems, gave Newsom a severe blow in his face, when Newsom stepped back, levelled his rifle at Gripp and fired, the ball striking G. in the breast, fearing up the flesh as far as the shoulder, then striking and fracturing one of private Frey's arms, passed off and lodged in the abdomen of Mr. Morris, causing his death. The deceased was a man of family and means, and highly respected by his companions in arms. Some short time after receiving the fatal wound a Yankee prisoner, who is a lawyer, was called in and prepared his will. Gripp and Frey were both doing well w
The Daily Dispatch: November 6, 1863., [Electronic resource], Additional from the
Charged with Felonious shooting. --Yesterday morning John F. Newsom, of North Carolina, was arraigned before the Mayor to answer the charge of feloniously shooting and killing Richard Morris, of co. D, City Battalion; wounding Martin Grepp, of co. F, and also private Frey, of the same battalion. The evidence elicited proved that private Charles Johnson, with another private and a sergeant of the battalion, went to Castle Thunder to deliver over some prisoners in their charge. When about
tantly sprang back, raised his musket and fired, the ball striking Grepp in the breast, tearing up the flesh, then glancing struck private Frey on one of his arms, fracturing the benes, and, continuing its course, lodged in the abdomen of private Richard Morris, who was a mere spectator, causing his death within a few hours thereafter.
Maj. Alexander, the commandant of Castle Thunder, stated that Newsom was on post performing his duty when he ordered private Johnson out of his beat.