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The Daily Dispatch: July 12, 1862., [Electronic resource], Absconded Slave--
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Police Court. --A number of individuals were arraigned for inspection yesterday before the presiding Magistrate at this Court. Valentine Schriever, a German resident of Screamersville, who, already, judging from his appearance, had advanced considerably into "the vale of years" was required to answer for feloniously receiving from. Winston, slave of Mr. John Theacker, a Colt's revolver, valued at $30, stolen by the latter from Mr. John J. Ray, a member of the Albemarle Rangers. It appeared that the negro had been hired by Adjutant Dimmock as a servant. and sent to Camp Hogan, and that after remaining a short time he left, taking with him Mr. Ray's pistol, which he disposed of to Schriver. On learning the whereabouts of the pistol from the fugacious darkey, who had been caught while here a search warrant was procured and placed in officer Quarles's bands, but on his repairing to Schriver's domicil and announcing his business, the latter densed all knowledge of the negro of s