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The Daily Dispatch: December 30, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 1, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Mayor's Court. --A large number of delinquents were caught in the meshes of the law and carried before the Mayor yesterday. In addition to the cases mentioned elsewhere, his Honor examined and disposed of the following: Jack, slave of John D Quarles, whipped for running his cart against that of James Britwell, and giving the aforesaid Britwell a specimen of vulgar lingo when remonstrated with — Bill Holmes, free, whipped for assaulting George Hubbard, white, with a stick Jim Murphy, colored, from Fredericksburg, no papers, whipped.--John, slave of Henry Curtis, was whipped for having no pass and acting suspiciously.--Elijah, slave of Stephen Hunter, sent on for trial for burglariously entering J. H. Beagleston's house and stealing $200 worth of groceries, and assaulting John W. Branch.--Richard, slave of L S Joyne was committed for trial for stealing $60 worth of dry goods from C. A. Gwatkin's store.--Joseph, slave of James Thomas, punished for having a coat supposed to be stole
atment they intended to meet to the Yankees in the street. The police, not understanding the nature of the combat, took them both up for fighting. They were released and returned to Camp Lee, in custody of Lieut Small. Jas. A Clarke, and Jim Murphy, a boy, were charged with feloniously and violently assaulting and attempting to rob Jac. A. Owens, in Sugar Bottom, south of the Easin, on the line of 9th st. The defendants, while Owens was at the Petersburg Depot, Friday night, undertook to he Government, and on the way attempted to get even by robbery. In doing this they stabbed him in the face with a knife, under the left eye, and on his crying out ran off. He identified Clarke as one of the assailants, who was sent on for trial, Murphy proved an alibi and was let off. Jerry, slave of Riltabeth Richardson, was arraigned for entering the house of Joseph M Thompson, on Mars hall street, Friday, and stealing $31 in specie, $150 in notes, and several articles of jewelry. Thomp