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Judge Lyons's Court. --The following business was disposed of on Saturday: James Williams, charged with larceny, (two cases,) was convicted by the jury, but the Judge reserved his sentence till this morning. In the case of Eliza Liggon, charged with stabbing Aberdeen Cephas, a nolle prosequi was entered, and the accused sent back to the Mayor, who will give the matter a rehearing. The Judge passed sentence upon James M. D. Irving, convicted of forgery on Thursday by the jury, and sent to the penitentiary for two years. Three other cases, pending against him, were dismissed. He was remanded back to jail to await the decision of the Governor, upon an application made to him for a pardon. The Court will meet again this morning.
The Daily Dispatch: July 4, 1864., [Electronic resource], From Georgia — the battle of Kennesaw Mountain. (search)
stealing a lot of leather, valued at $125, from Joseph R. Anderson & Co., was remanded for indictment by the Grand Jury of the Hustings Court. It was proven that the accused, who is head workman at J. R. Anderson & Co.'s tannery, took away the leather and left it at the house of a Mrs. Whalen, promising her half for keeping it for him. Meyer claims that the leather did not belong to Anderson & Co., but was some which he had been requested to tan for a lady of his acquaintance. The two Williams, slaves of Samuel Fauntleroy and A. F. Gooch, charged with entering in the night time the house of Mrs. Mary Harris, and stealing therefrom two bombazine dresses, and whose case has been put off half a dozen times, was yesterday disposed of by referring the matter to the Hustings Court. It will be recollected that these negroes, in company with another who has succeeded in eluding arrest, were caught by Mrs. Harris while in her house in the act of stealing, and that in their flight they le