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The Daily Dispatch: February 13, 1861., [Electronic resource], The
Peace Conference. (search)
Police Court. --Justice Caskie presided yesterday, in the absence of the Mayor. Chastain Farrar was arrested for improperly using a horse belonging to Francis T. Scott, while on a frolic; but as there was no malicious or criminal intent, he was discharged from custody. Fanny Lockley, free woman of color, was punished for receiving a stolen ring, and ordered to return to her home in King and Queen forthwith. Jim Hobson, free negro, received an admonition for having fire-arms in his possession. A warrant against Tim Sullivan, for beating Mary Murphy, was dismissed on payment of costs. Patrick Cummings, charged with buying a lot of cabbage in the 1st Market and selling the same in the 2d Market, was fined $5. A confiscation of the edible plants was also ordered, and they were legally cabbaged by the city.
The Daily Dispatch: November 8, 1860., [Electronic resource],
Fatal Street Affray. (search)
Assault. --John, Jerry and Ellen Driscoll and Mary Murphy were arrested and committed to the lower watch-house yesterday, for assaulting and beating John Murphy.--The matter will probably be investigated this morning.
Mayor's Court, July 29. --Adam Weaver, provoking language to the family of Benj. Bolton, dismissed; Ann T. Hughes, ill-governed house, acquitted; Cornelius Cronin, assaulting Mrs. Mary Murphy and Goe. Drissoll, security in $150 required; Joseph, slave of Jefferson Powers, whipped for stealing clothes from Col. Dimmock's servant; George Salhouse, suspicious character, and E. Kerch-legal, incendiary language, continued until to-day; A. R. Abercrombie, drunk, let off; John J. Jackson, crazy soldier, sent to jail. The last-named poor fellow had been in the edge since last Friday.
Mayor's Court, Saturday. --Mary Murphy was examined upon the charge of assaulting and beating Catherine Conners, after which she was held to security in the sum of one hundred dollars for her future good behavior. Robert E. Williams was remanded for examination before the Hustings Court on the charge of stealing a lot of cotton cloth, the property of the Confederate States. Charles Phillips and George W. Finnegan were each fined for running wagons on the street without first obtaining licenses. Mary Tracey, charged with assaulting and beating Mary Whittaker, was committed to jail in default of security in the sum of two hundred dollars for her future good behavior. Twenty dollars fine was imposed upon A. M. Boulware for permitting his slaves to go at large. John Johnson, charged with receiving a lot of handkerchiefs, knowing them to have been stolen, was discharged. The cases of William Palmer, charged with allowing his wharf to remain in a dangerou