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The Daily Dispatch: January 21, 1862., [Electronic resource], Calumnies of Liberated prisoners. (search)
City Council. --The Council held a special meeting last evening, the following members being in attendance: Messrs. Saunders, Grattan, Denoon, Stokes, Haskins, Wynne, Crutchfield, Glazebrook, Burr, Griffin, Hill, and Scott. Death of Ex-President Tyler. Mr. Grattan submitted the following preamble and resolutions, which were unanimously adopted: The Council of the city of Richmond have heard with deep regret of the death of Hon John Tyler. The positions which he has occupied, and the services he has rendered to the country, have ensured to him an eminent and honored name and place in her history, whilst his virtues as a man, and his qualities as a gentleman, have won for him the respect and affection of all who knew him. The Council feel that, though he has fallen full of years and of honors, he has left us too soon, and the country may well lament the loss of his enlarged experience, his practical wisdom; and his unselfish patriotism, in this day of her trial.
The Daily Dispatch: January 21, 1862., [Electronic resource], Empty Menaces. (search)
Mayor's Court. --The first case called was that of Lavinia Scott, a free woman of color, charged with stealing a gold pencil, four underskirts, three linen handkerchiefs, three collars, a parasol, and several other articles of female apparel, from Miss Mildred Bowden. Miss Bowden deposed that these articles were stolen from her on Friday last; a silk bonnet was stolen at the same time; and on the day previous, two silk dress patterns were stolen from her, and neither the bonnet nor t
nd saw a little Irish boy, and asked him had any one brought any clothes there for sale.
The little boy said a colored woman brought a bonnet to sell to his mother, and he carried me to this house, where I found the things.
The negro woman (Lavinia Scott) said they were brought to her house by a little white boy who wanted to sell them; that she refused to buy, and he asked her to let them stay until he came for them.
Mr. Carr, for the defence, deposed to the good character of the negro
The Daily Dispatch: January 23, 1862., [Electronic resource], The Rebuilding of