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The Daily Dispatch: November 5, 1860., [Electronic resource], The Conversion of Sailing vessels into Steamers. (search)
Brutal assault. --A German, calling himself Charles Collate, was arraigned before the Mayor on Saturday, on a charge of making an assault upon an aged woman named Elizabeth Talley, on the 13th of October.--From the testimony, it appeared that Mrs. Talley went into the prisoner's store for some purpose, when he attacked her in the most savage manner, choked her, and threw a two-pound weight at her head and fractured her skull. Dr. Bolton testified that the woman had a contused wound upon hMrs. Talley went into the prisoner's store for some purpose, when he attacked her in the most savage manner, choked her, and threw a two-pound weight at her head and fractured her skull. Dr. Bolton testified that the woman had a contused wound upon her forehead, and the external table of the skull was fractured; that the wound bled very freely from the division of an artery, and her life had been in danger from that also. The prisoner had no witness except his wife, whose testimony was not admissible. He was remanded to be examined for felony before the Hustings Court. If there had been any previous difficulty between the parties, it did not appear in evidence.
mmonwealth's Attorney joining in the demurrer. Joseph Woof, convicted of a misdemeanor in August last, and sentenced to three months imprisonment and to pay the costs of prosecution, was discharged from jail yesterday, the Court being satisfied of his insolvency. Joseph Calvin Henry, held in jail to be indicted for a misdemeanor, was discharged from jail yesterday, the Grand Jury having failed to indict him. Charles Colgate, charged with feloniously assaulting and beating Elizabeth Talley with intent to maim, disable and disfigure her, on the 13th of October, was examined before the Court yesterday for the offence, and sent on to be tried before Judge Lyons. Richard, slave to Thomas W. Wooldridge, was convicted before the Hustings Court yesterday, of stealing $600 from Pleasant Hill, a free negro, and ordered to receive nine and thirty lashes. The trial of Allen Nunnally, indicted for keeping a disorderly house, was commenced yesterday, and will be concluded to
Convicted. --Charles Colgate, indicted for feloniously assaulting Elizabeth Talley, has been found guilty before Judge Lyons, and sentenced to the penitentiary for eighteen months.
The Daily Dispatch: January 3, 1861., [Electronic resource], Methodist Episcopal General Conference and the slavery question. (search)
Carried to the penitentiary. --Charles Colgate, who was convicted at the last term of Judge Lyons' Court of a felonious assault on Mrs. Elizabeth Talley, and sentenced to eighteen months imprisonment in the penitentiary therefore, and who was respited for thirty days in order to allow his counsel time to apply for a pardon, was carried to the place of punishment on Tuesday, the Governor having refused to extend Executive clemency to him.--He was convicted, it will be remembered, of havingJudge Lyons' Court of a felonious assault on Mrs. Elizabeth Talley, and sentenced to eighteen months imprisonment in the penitentiary therefore, and who was respited for thirty days in order to allow his counsel time to apply for a pardon, was carried to the place of punishment on Tuesday, the Governor having refused to extend Executive clemency to him.--He was convicted, it will be remembered, of having nearly deprived Mrs. Talley of life, by striking her on the head with a two-pound weight.