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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 17. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.14 (search)
The Daily Dispatch: September 2, 1863., [Electronic resource],
at Gov. Vance 's. (search)
Dismissed. --A while man, named Philip Whitlock, lodged a complaint before the Mayor yesterday morning against Robert Lanier for an assault upon his person. The difficulty arose about smoking a cigar in the auctioneering department of Laniers, Tolleson & Catlett's establishment, on Pearl street. Whitlock refusing to extinguish his cheroot, after repeated requests from Mr. Lanier to do so, that gentleman proceeded to eject him by force from the auction room. Blows passed between them, ananiers, Tolleson & Catlett's establishment, on Pearl street. Whitlock refusing to extinguish his cheroot, after repeated requests from Mr. Lanier to do so, that gentleman proceeded to eject him by force from the auction room. Blows passed between them, and W. took out a warrant against Mr. Lanier, on the ground that he was afraid of further personal violence at his hands. Several witnesses were examined, and the Mayor, in view of the light testimony against the accused, dismissed the charge.
The Daily Dispatch: August 15, 1864., [Electronic resource], Powder-Mill Exploded. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: September 19, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Mayor's court. (search)
Mayor's court. --The docket was an unusually long one on Saturday, and the time occupied was over three hours. The following is a list of the cases: Thomas H. S. Boyd, formerly a captain in the Confederate service, was charged with forging the name J. W. Allison, of Lynchburg, to a receipt for one year's house rent, amounting to $1,300, and obtaining $975 from Philip Whitlock under false pretences. The absence of important witnesses induced the Mayor to postpone the matter till this morning. Mrs. Elizabeth Totty was charged with unlawfully harboring and concealing Emeline, a runaway slave of Edward Vickers. Emeline absented herself from home for upwards of two weeks, and when first heard of was found at the house of Mrs. Totty, where she had been regularly staying ever since she left her owner. Mrs. Totty readily surrendered Emeline's clothes to her mistress, and stated that the negro came to her house, as a free woman, in search of a place as washer and ironer. On
The Daily Dispatch: September 20, 1864., [Electronic resource], Receiver's sale of negroes. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: October 14, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Hustings Court, yesterday. (search)
Hustings Court, yesterday. --A nolle prosequi was entered in the case of George Childress, charged with grand larceny, and he was discharged. The case against Jacob N. Heeflich, charged with the murder of a negro girl in his employ, on the 15th of September, was continued till the next term. Thomas H. S. Boyd, charged with obtaining $1,300 upon a forged order for house rent on Philip Whitlock, on the 16th day of September, was sent on for trial before Judge Lyons. The court will meet again this morning at 11 o'clock.