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The Daily Dispatch: April 12, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 16, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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naway, was sent to Col. Shields at Camp Lee. Lewis Dunn, a boy of unsound mind, was charged with entering the blacksmith shop of James H. Shaw, on Cary street near 7th street, on Sunday morning, and stealing a lot of tools. It appeared that Mr. Shaw had caught the accused in the shop in the act of collecting the tools to carry off; some few he had in his pockets. He was sent to the City Alms-House, it appearing that he was an orphan with no one to care for him. Jane, slave of Walter Turpin, was ordered to be whipped for stealing a small lot of coffee from N. C. Lipscombe. She was caught in the act of committing the theft. Charles, slave of R. Jones, was ordered to be whipped for stealing two hog's heads from Wm. Wayne, in the Second Market on Saturday morning. The negro stole the heads from Mr. Wayne's stall, and ran off with them, but was pursued and caught, and the heads recovered. Charles Pryor, a free negro, and John, slave of John Pollard, were ordered to b
character, and in none of them was there elicited any testimony worthy of repeating. The following is a summary: Thomas, slave of Talbott & Brother, was charged with feloniously stealing one gold bracelet, of the value of $100; three gold rings, valued at $50; one silver watch, valued at $200; seven dollars in gold, five dollars in silver, and seven dollars in Confederate notes, the property of Lucy A. Miller. No witnesses appearing, the case was continued. Charles, slave of Walter Turpin, charged with having in his possession two breastpins and one pair of ear-rings, all of the value of $200, supposed to be stolen, was remanded for a future hearing. John Ellis, a free negro, was charged with breaking into the stable of Thomas Russell, on Saturday night, and stealing one saddle, valued at two hundred dollars, the property of Captain William H. Haywood. The testimony was conclusive against the accused, and he was remanded for examination before the Hustings Court.