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on before Commissioner Watson. It is probable that the same witnesses who testified against Henry Smith may be availed of in their case, which will probably be heard to-day as its preliminary examination. Mayer's Court--Friday, Nov. 14.--Fanny Taylor, a resident of 17th street, whose face was embellished with two severe cuts, produced by contact with some hard substance, was arraigned for injuring and destroying the fence of a house owned by J. Mayo Carrington. The latter testified that MMrs. Taylor had gone into the house to which the fence was attached, without his permission, several months since, and that she had burned most of the fence down, and had announced her intention to burn the remainder at her pleasure. She was committed to jail in default of surety for her good behavior, and two small children in her custody, said to belong to her, were sent to the Poor-House. Thirty-nine members of the colored population, bond and free, found at the Columbian Tavern in an u
r another hearing. George W. Loman and James Hopkins, charged with disorderly conduct and fighting in James McGee's (Alabama) saloon, were required to give security for their good behavior. Elijah Pitman, free, was up for stealing three hundred dollars, the property of Captain Theo. C. Cone; also, charged with stealing two hundred dollars belonging to Mr. Leonhard. The charge was fully sustained, whereupon the accused was remanded for examination before the Hustings Court. Fanny Taylor, white, was committed to jail in default of security for her good behavior, she being charged with drunkenness in the street. The continued case of Mrs. Ann Perrin, charged with running slaves through the lines, was taken up and disposed of Her case is connected with that of Gunn, the young man who was brought up a few days ago. We append the following testimony, upon hearing which the Mayor sent the accused on for examination before the Hustings Court. Captain Doswell testified
e from B. A. Cocke. [In this case the accused was admitted to bail by Justice Binford. He alleges that he can prove he bought the horse, and was not within twenty miles of Richmond on the day the robbery is charged to have been committed.] William Lightfoot, alias William Burch, charged with felony and resisting and attempting to kill an officer in the discharge of his duty; Samuel Pleasants, a negro, for stealing a lot of groceries from Marshall F. Burton; Isaiah White, a negro, for fighting in the house of Mary Brown and cutting about him with a knife; and George N. Brown for fighting in the same place; Robert Randolph, a negro, for having been drunk and disorderly and resisting a policeman; and John Wyley, a Washington City negro, for stealing six chairs, valued at fifteen dollars, from R. P. Emerson. Fanny Taylor, pauper, for being drunk and creating a disturbance in the poor-house. Some few arrests for trivial offences were registered at the police stations last evening.
The Daily Dispatch: December 27, 1865., [Electronic resource], The Mayor's business on Christmas day. (search)
The Mayor's business on Christmas day. The Mayor opened his Court on Monday morning, mentioning at the time that it was not usual to hold a tribunal on this festive occasion, but the large number of arrests rendered in it necessary. The following cases were heard. Fanny Taylor was charged with being drunk and disorderly in the poor-house. An officer stated that, after her arrest and confinement, she was very "wild," and the accused stated that she got wild occasionally, from a wound in her head, when nobody could do anything with her. She was committed to jail in default of two hundred dollars security for her appearance. Henry Langhorne, charged with assaulting, his mother and creating a disturbance, had his case postponed until the next day. Peter Stagg was charged with stealing a watch, and being drunk and disorderly, and making an assault on policeman Sweeney. The case was postponed until the 26th. Billy Langford and C. M. Carnell were charged with atte