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The Daily Dispatch: February 21, 1861., [Electronic resource],
in favor of concession. (search)
Selling fish Contrary to Ordinance. --R. F. Kirby, Pleasant Crew, Augustus Staples, Robert. Liggon, and T. F. Mosley, dealers in fish, were carried before the Recorder yesterday, and fined each $2 for selling fish in Pink Alley, and thereby violating the 3d section and 124th page of the market ordinances of the city.
The Daily Dispatch: May 4, 1864., [Electronic resource], Licensed preachers. (search)
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The Daily Dispatch: September 5, 1864., [Electronic resource],
One hundred dollars Reward. (search)
Robbery. --On Saturday night, Augustus Staples, a well-known free negro huckster in the Second Market, was knocked down when near the corner of Third and Baker streets by three Yankee deserters, and then robbed of about fifteen hundred dollars in Confederate money. Staples had been at the house of a Mrs. Hulcher, on Third street, a few doors from Leigh, where he met with the three Yankees,
dentifying those who had robbed him. The three fellows were soon pointed out to the officers by Staples, and approached by them on the subject.
They readily acknowledged being with the sable huckste on the night before; but indignantly denied any participation in the robbery.
In company with Staples, they said they walked to the corner of Duval and Third streets, where they left him, and proceeded to their quarters at the stable-yard.
Although Staples was positive that these were the men who robbed him, yet, being a negro, and therefore incompetent to testify against white men, the offic
The Daily Dispatch: December 9, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Two thousand Dollars reward. (search)
Mayor's Court, yesterday. --Three suspicious-looking men, named Daniel St. Clair, of South Carolina; George Deas and Willis Fife, paroled Yankee deserters, from New York; were before the Mayor, charged with felony and being concerned in the murderous assault upon, and robbery of, Michael Rourke, on Tenth and Cary streets, on Wednesday night. They were committed. Sam, slave of Ann Brook, and Augustus Staples, free negro, were charged with having in their possession one gold watch, the property of Robert F. Kirby, they knowing the same to have been stolen. The negroes were discharged, and Kirby hold to bail in the sum of one thousand dollars upon another, and separate, charge; that of attempting to shoot William J. Eppes with a gun, in a personal difficulty, in the Second Market. Andrew J. Boyd, for breaking a door-plate glass, of the value of one hundred and fifty dollars, in the store door of A. Gipperick, jeweler, corner of Fourteenth and Main streets, was hold in $30