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The Daily Dispatch: January 22, 1861., [Electronic resource], Selling shucks. (search)
Selling shucks. --Gideon, slave of Jas. Poindexter, was sentenced to undergo thirty lashes yesterday, by the Mayor, for cheating and defrauding a citizen by selling a load of shucks with a lot of wood concealed therein to make heavy weight. The load was weighed by Mr. Tyler, and 680 pounds were indicated by the scales. After the roguery was detected, the shucks weighed 165 pounds--a difference of only 515.
Punished. --Elizabeth Martin, a turbulent free woman of color, was sent down for punishment yesterday for assaulting Charles Tyler, a while man.
The Daily Dispatch: January 22, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National crisis. (search)
High water this day (Tuesday) at 12 3-4 o'clk. Arrived, Steamship Roanoke, Couch, New York, mdze. and passengers, Ludlam & Watson. Steamship Virginia, Kelley, Philadelphia, mdze. and passengers, C. P. Cardozo. Steamer Belvidere, Keene, Baltimore, mdze. and passengers, D. & W. Currie. Schr. M. C. Hopkins, Dougherty, N. Y., hay, B. Wardwell & Co. and Bridgford & Co. Schr. J. W. L. Sturgess, Scott, Eastern Shore, potatoes, A. Millspaugh. Sloop Ellic, Camp, James River, lumber, I. J. Mcrcer & Co. Sailed, Schr. Exchange, Fuller, Rio Grande, flour, Haxall, Crenshaw & Co. Schr. Jno. Aumack, Pearce, down the river, light. Schr. Ida Mailer, Mulner, down the river, light. Schr. Geo. Franklin, Tyler, down the river, light. Schr. Rough and Ready, Mason, down the river, light Schr. Mary Adeline, Geoghegan, Pamunkey river, light.
Ex-President Tyler's mission to Washington. Washington,, Jan. 21. --A special Cabinet meeting was held to-day to consider the object of Hon. John Tyler's mission of peace.
The Daily Dispatch: January 23, 1861., [Electronic resource], Heat and cold in the
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