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The Daily Dispatch: March 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], A
Harvard College student run over by a Locomotive and killed. (search)
Trial commenced. --David S. Chilton, young white man, a former resident of Liberty, Bedford county, was put on trial yesterday before Judge Lyons, of the Hustings Court, for having in his possession and passing counterfeit bank notes purporting to be issued by the Bank of South Carolina. Hon. Wm. L. Goggin, Jas. F. Johnson, Esq., (of the State Senate,) and Judge Wm. W. Crump appeared for the defence. Littleton Tazewell for the Commonwealth.
Passing counterfeit money. --The time of the Hustings Court was consumed yesterday in hearing testimony and arguments in the case of David S. Chilton, charged with passing and having in his possession counterfeit South Carolina Bank notes. W. L. Goggin, J. F. Johnson and W. W. Crump addressed the jury in behalf of the prisoner. Littleton Tazewell for the Commonwealth. The case was not concluded at a late hour yesterday evening. P. S.--The jury, late in the evening, brought in a verdict of "not guilty." The verdict was received with applause, and two of the offenders were brought before the Judge and fined $10 each. There are other cases against Chilton not yet disposed of.
The Daily Dispatch: March 21, 1862., [Electronic resource], A deficit wanted. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: may 3, 1862., [Electronic resource], A Spirited lady. (search)
Circuit Court of the city of Richmond. --This tribunal, of which Hon. John A. Meredith is Judge, was in session yesterday, at the State Court-House. The Grand Jury impaneled on Thursday were sworn in, with Wm. H. Hoxall as foreman. The prosecuting attorney, Littleton Tazewell, Esq., addressed the jury briefly with reference to certain of fences against the common law, amongst which he classed the emunle recently attempted by certain residents of the penitentiary, who desired to enlarge their sphere of usefulness. The Grand Jury being thus instructed, retired, and soon returned with a true bill for felony against Alexander Wright, other wise called Allen Smith, for escaping from the State's prison. A true bill for felony was also found against John McQuay, otherwise called Henry Russell; Joseph Laurence, John Powers Edward Barry, Wm. Harren, Fontaine Rowe, Silas Beazley, James P. Henry, Jesse Howell, Henry Horst, Henry Baldwin, and George Stephens, for conspiring together on t
The Daily Dispatch: October 21, 1862., [Electronic resource], Proceedings in the
The Daily Dispatch: October 24, 1862., [Electronic resource], The Empress
's boudoir. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: October 28, 1862., [Electronic resource], Proceedings in the
The Daily Dispatch: November 19, 1862., [Electronic resource], New
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The Daily Dispatch: December 22, 1862., [Electronic resource], Proceedings of the
Proceedings of the Courts. Hustings Court, Dec. 20 --Hon. Wm. H. Lyons, Judge, Presiding.--Gilmer A. Lumpkin was put on trial for forging the name of Sidney H. Owens & Son to a check for $700, on which he obtained the money at the Traders'bank. Wm. W. Crump appeared for the accused and Littleton Tazewell for the Commonwealth. The jury heard the evidence and remarks submitted by the respective counsel, and, the case being a plain one, so far as the evidence was concerned, after a brief consultation they returned a verdict of guilty of the charge, and ascertained the term of his imprisonment at five years in the Penitentiary. Prisoner is yet to be tried for forging the names of the same parties to another check for $6,000.
The Daily Dispatch: November 27, 1863., [Electronic resource], A worthy Provost. (search)
Husting Court, Judge Lyons presiding. --In Judge Lyons's Court yesterday James Egan and Barney McNamee, for robbing Josiah King, of South Carolina, of his pocket book containing $30 in money, were sent to the Penitentiary for three years each. Augustus Synco, formerly of Norfolk, Va., late C. S. detective, was arraigned for shooting Ella Johnson, a prostitute, in Exchange Alley, some weeks since. Hon. Humphrey Marshall and Daniel Ratcliffe, Esq., appearing for the prisoner, and Littleton Tazewell, Esq., for the Commonwealth. The jury, after an absence of some hours, brought in a verdict of guilty, and his punishment was assessed at three years in the Penitentiary.