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The Daily Dispatch: January 26, 1861., [Electronic resource], To
, John O. Steger Esq.-- (search)
Mayor's Court. --A strong party of negro delinquents appeared at the Mayor's Court yesterday morning. Wm. Harris, a small boy, but a bad one, was awarded suitable punishment for stealing a shirt and a pair of pants. Joe, the property of Dr. Pollard, charged with attempting to break into Isaac Bachrach's house, was ordered down for 39, and committed to jail. This chap has been before the Mayor several times lately. Another Joe, slave of James Palmer, was committed as a runaway. Ryland Fortune, free negro, who sought to amend his fortunes by stealing coal from P. Rahm, had the misfortune to get caught.--Sentenced to 25, and a birth in the chain-gang. George, slave of Warner Taliaferro, for having in his possession a pistol, with a supply of powder and shot, and threatening to shoot a darkey three times as big as himself, received a touching admonition in the shape of 39 lashes.
The Daily Dispatch: October 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], Police Transactions. (search)
Police Transactions. --Saturday night and yesterday proved a busy time for the officers, and developed a somewhat unhealthy condition of the moral atmosphere of Richmond. The watch house register shows the following arrests: Julia Crugan, for stealing articles of wearing apparel, valued at $25, from Joanna Sexton Richard R. Wren for drunkenness and disorderly conduct. Henry, slave of Warner Taliaferro, for fighting a rock battle. Francis M. Smith, a deserter and suspicious character. Robert Hughes, for disorderly conduct, and Solomon B. Terrell, for a similar offence. Richard, slave of Lieut. Peal, for having a pistol in his possession. --Daniel Keys, for theatening to whip Mary Sullivan. Patrick Mullin, for getting drunk, throwing rocks at a house, and engaging in a general fight. William, a runaway slave of Wm. C. Winston, closes the list. These parties will be called before the Mayor this morning.
The Daily Dispatch: October 22, 1861., [Electronic resource], Ineligibility of officers of the army for Congress. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: December 8, 1862., [Electronic resource], Matters in
Gloucester — Raid on the oyster craft. (search)