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The Daily Dispatch: June 2, 1864., [Electronic resource],
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Stealing a watch. --Night before last Joshua Owens, of Baltimore, and Capt. Wm. T. Clarkson, being together, and the latter being taken sick, Owens carried him to a boarding-house on Brook avenue, kept by Mrs. Green, to lie down and take a nap
him. Clarkson then laid down and fell asleep, and thereupon Owens went to Mrs. Green, and representing that Clarkson had sent tch received it from her and made off. When Clarkson awaked Owens and the watch had disappeared.
He at once obtained a warrant for the arrest of Owens, and put it into the hands of watchman John E. Brooks.
Yesterday morning about eight o'clock, Brooks and Clarkson being on the look out for Owens, saw him enter the "Here's Your Mule" house, on 8th street, near the Spotswood Hotel.
Brooks followed Owens and arrested him, and ascertained from him that he had traded the watch off to C. Lumsden, j undred dollars. The watch was recovered from Mr. Lumsden's and Owens locked up for a hearing before the Mayor this morning.
The Daily Dispatch: June 3, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Federal Excursion into
The Daily Dispatch: June 8, 1864., [Electronic resource], Yankee Exultation. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: June 21, 1864., [Electronic resource], Tory Provost Literature. (search)
Remanded back to the Mayor. --A called Court of Hustings was held yesterday in the Clerk's office of the Hustings Court to consider the case of Joshua Owens, charged with stealing a gold watch and chain from Capt. William Clarkson; but upon examination of the certificate of commitment made out by the Mayor's Clerk it was found to be dated the 30th of June, 1864, instead of May, and the Court thereupon remanded him back to the Mayor.
Hustings Court of Magistrates. --This body commenced its August term yesterday. The following business was disposed of: Joshua Owens, charged with stealing a gold watch and chain from William Clarkson, was examined and sent on before Judge Lyons for trial. Andrew, slave of Elizabeth Carver, sent on for examination on the charge of stealing a horse from Henry Debell, was discharged. By consent of the court, a nolle prosequi was entered in the case of Joseph Abrams, charged with felony, and he was discharged. The court then adjourned to meet again at 11 o'clock this morning.
The Daily Dispatch: September 29, 1864., [Electronic resource], Death of an old
Hustings Court, yesterday. --Judge Lyons presiding.--William S. Isaacs, indicted for stealing a horse from Lieutenant William H. Parker, or the navy, was found guilty by the jury and his punishment assessed at one year in the penitentiary. The cases of Granville Montelle, indicted for horse-stealing, and Alfred Moss, Joshua Owens and William T. Spillers, indicted for larceny, will be disposed of to-day. The cases of James H. Saunders, indicted for stealing ten brass cannon bushings belonging to the Confederate States, and John Ryan, indicted for stealing money and a gold ring, were continued till next term at the instance of counsel, Messrs. J. L. C. Danner and Daniel Ratcliffe. The court then adjourned till 10 o'clock this morning.