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The Daily Dispatch: January 29, 1862., [Electronic resource], The London times and Yankee privateers. (search)
Supreme Court of Appeals. --The Judges of this court recently allowed a writ of error on the application of Joseph Bernard, who was condemned to nine years in the Penitentiary for the murder of J. Oscar Taylor. All further proceedings under the sentence passed by Judge Gregory were ordered to be stopped till the merits of the application be discussed before the court. John A. H. R. Armistead, who was sent to the State's Prison for grand larceny by Judge Lyons' court, also applied for a writ of error, but the same was denied. The court also refused the petition of Octavus Austin, asking that Col. Pendleton, superintendent of the Penitentiary, should be required to show by what authority he was held in custody. The record shows that Austin was sent to the Penitentiary, Dec. 16, 1856, by the U. S. District Court, on two convictions for fraud in respect to bounty land warrants. Prisoner is a lawyer, and a native of Bedford county, in this State.
ance, however, embrace most of those to which the Mayor's attention was called on yesterday: Bill McDonald, the fugacious convict from the Penitentiary, having been apprehended by the night- watch Sunday night, was ordered to be returned to the scene of his future usefulness. Doubtless are the reader peruses this, the erratic William will have been in receipt of a salute from a cowskin and have one leg ornamented with a ball and chain.--Dan Larragan, charged with stealing a plain gold ring from H. A. Pearce, proving to be a soldier, was committed to the tender mercies of Gen. Winder.--Bob, slave to Taylor & Baptist, was ordered to be tickled to the extent of 30 stripes, for stealing a ham of bason and eight bottles of ink from his masters.--Bernard Denning, accused of trespassing on Sarah Roach, while in a state of intoxication, was acquitted.--Tim Lynch and Jno. McClellan, two soldiers, accused of disturbing the public peace by fighting on Main street, were sent before Gen. Winder.
Court of Appeals. --The Judges of this Court have allowed the application of Joseph Bernard for a new trial for the murder of J. Oscar Taylor.