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The Daily Dispatch: December 7, 1863., [Electronic resource], The siege of
Kidnapping. --The times seem sadly out of joint, if we are to judge from the variety of operations going on in the world to make money. On Friday afternoon last, a man who gave his name as W. K. Elliott called on Mr. Wm, Wade, formerly a consolable in Henrico county, and asked if he could have three negroes taken care of for the night.--Mr. Wade gave an affirmative answer, and about dark Elliott appeared with three negroes, the eldest not over twelve years, and left them for the night Mr. Wade, after satisfying himself that the children were born free in James City, reported the fact to the police, and had the children taken charge of On Saturday, after getting a description of Elliott, officer Perrin went in search of him and soon found him. Elliott was arraigned before the Mayor, and his examination continued until to-day. He says he purchased the boys as slaves, and expects to satisfy the Court that he has been guilty of no violation of law; but has himself been swindled if
The Daily Dispatch: December 7, 1863., [Electronic resource], Depredations of the enemy in
Fifty Dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, on Saturday last, one negro girl, Maria, recently purchased by me of Capt John S Knox, jr, of Fredericksburg. She is about 20 years of age, full figure, dark ginger-bread color, and very fine teeth. She had on when she left a new homespun dress, white apron, woolen shawl, and pink bonnet. Her father and mother were purchased by Mr. Wm C Tompkins for his farm in Chesterfield, and her sister by Capt N M Norfleet, and she may probably be lurking somewhere in their neighborhoods. I will pay the above reward for her apprehension and delivery to me at No. 187 Broad street, between 5th and 6th, Richmond. Julius Kracker. de 1--ecd3t