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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter
: battle of the forts and capture of New Orleans. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: July 16, 1863., [Electronic resource],
The President's proclamation. (search)
Reviving the Drop Game. --Yesterday morning a young man in soldier's clothes, who gave his name as Wm. Newman was arraigned before the Mayor, charged with stealing $50 from Jesse Barker. The circumstances, as related by Mr. Barker and other witnesses are these: Mr. Barker is a countryman, and was selling his produce at the 1st market. Early yesterday morning while standing at his cart, the prisoner and an accomplice passed by, the accomplice having in one of his pockets a piece of card, in one corner of which was folded a three cent piece. Just as the couple were opposite Barker the prisoner pulled from the pocket of the accomplice the piece of card, and taking from it the three cent piece, showed it to Barker. Prisoner then called to his partner and asked him if he had not lost something. Accomplice replied that he had lost a card that contained a three cent piece. Prisoner denied that there was any three cent piece in the card then, Barker having seen him remove one. Acc
The Daily Dispatch: August 13, 1863., [Electronic resource], From the
Trans-- Mississippi. (search)
Hustings Court. --The Justices composing this Court disposed of the following cases brought before them yesterday for hearing: John A. Faries, charged with receiving $300 worth of clothing stolen from John McDonough, knowing the same to have been stolen. Sent on to be tried before Judge Lyons. Daniel Solon, stealing 400 pounds of scrap iron from the Confederate Government. Seat on for trial. Thomas Doland and Charles P. Felburg, obtaining by false pretences $2,000 of John Smith, as substitute agents. Examined and acquitted. William Newman, stealing $50 from Jesse Barker. Examined and sent on. Conrad Bender, receiving $200 worth of clothing stolen from John L. Pairo, knowing the same to have been stolen. Acquitted. Myer Myers, receiving 640 pounds of coffee stolen from W. W. Snead. Acquitted. John and Sarah Devzler, receiving 640 pounds of coffee stolen from W. W. Snead.-- Acquitted.
The Daily Dispatch: September 22, 1863., [Electronic resource], Presentments by the
Grand Jury. (search)
Presentments by the Grand Jury. --True bills were found by the Grand Jury for Judge Lyons's Court yesterday: Wm. Hinchman, Matthew O'Neale, Richard Costello, Patrick O'Brien, Lewis Harcum, Wm. Newman, Wm. H. Curtis, Charles Schwartz, John Conway, John H. Bolton, James W. Perry, Wicker, Touson and Champion, Matisse J. Palmature, John Welsh, Robert Ryan, Landon W. Shell, and nine forgery cases against Alex. D. Cheatwood. The Grand Jury will again sit this morning at 11 o'clock, when other presentments will be made.
The Daily Dispatch: September 22, 1863., [Electronic resource], Later from
The Legislature. --In the Senate, yesterday, several House bills were received, but not acted upon. Mr. Newman, of Mason, submitted a resolution, which was adopted, directing the Committee for Courts of Justice to inquire and report whether any legislation or enactment of laws is necessary to prevent aliens, who refuse to contribute their services to our cause, from acquiring title to real estate in this Commonwealth. The Senate then went into secret session on a communication from the Governor. In the House, without the transaction of any important business, the body went into secret session. At 5 o'clock P. M. both Houses renewed their session in secret.
The Daily Dispatch: October 20, 1863., [Electronic resource],
Fifty Dollars reward. (search)
Judge Lyons's Court. --In this Court yesterday the following cases were disposed of. Wm. Newman was sent to the Penitentiary one year on the charge of stealing $500 from Jesse Bowles. John G. Scott, charged with robbery and garroting, was sentenced to five years in the State's prison.