Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: August 25, 1863., [Electronic resource].
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Gen. J. C. Vaughn telegraphs to Knoxville from Richmond, under date of the 16th, that the prisoners from East Tennessee, paroled at Vicksburg and elsewhere, will rendezvous at some point in East Tennessee, instead of Demopolis, Ala. All parties leaving Columbus, Ga., whether ladies or gentlemen, are obliged to pay one dollar for passports. Five thousand Texans have arrived at Morton, Miss., since the fall of Vicksburg, and five thousand more are coming. The Exchange Hotel, at Danville, Va., has been sold, with 127 acres of land near there, for $38,000. Rev. Thos. Murphy, a Catholic priest, of Wilmington, N. C., died on the 20th inst. Hon. Thos. H. Watts, Governor elect of Alabama, is on a visit to Montgomery, Ala.
Robbery. --William Hinchman, a young man, appeared before the Mayor yesterday to answer the charge of robbing P. H. Redford of $80 in money on the 21st inst. Mr. Redford testified that on the day mentioned he stepped into Jim Price's soup-house, on 17th street, near Grace, to get a plate of soup. After satisfying his appetite he drew out his account book, containing his money, paid for the soup, and was about to leave, when Hinchman ran up behind him and seized his arms. Just then other persons in the room caught him by the throat and head, choked him to the floor, and, rendering him insensible, robbed him. He was positive that Hinchman was the man that first seized him, but could not tell any of the other parties. John Brown testified that Hinchman was not in Jim Price's house when the robbery took place, but was with him in the street. Witness was near the door; saw a man seize Hinchman, and started to go in, but, being warned off, did not enter the door. He watched th
Ranaway--$50 reward. --Ranaway from my premises, on the night of the 22d instant, a slave named Addison Norman, about 50 years old, about 6 feet high, gingerbread color. He was lately purchased from Dickinson, Hill & Co, belonging to Mr. H Taylor, of Westmoreland county I have no doubt he is making his way back to that county. I will pay $25 if taken in Henrico county or $25 if taken outside of this county. Mary Ecullingworth. au 25--2t*
Watch Lifting. --Richard Costello, charged with stealing a gold watch and chain from Gen. Edwards, was before the Mayor yesterday, but owing to the absence of witnesses the investigation was adjourned till the 26th inst.
Receiving stolen goods. --George W. Murray, arrested for receiving a coat and pants stolen from a servant of C. J. Hatcher, was arraigned for examination, but an important witness being absent, the investigation was continued till the 26th inst.
Confederate prisoner dead. --Captain Wm. H. Gladding died a prisoner at Port Royal on the 25th of June. He was wearing a ball and chain when he died. His body was placed in a metallic coffin, and will be delivered to his friends in Savannah when demanded.
Reward. --Ran away from my residence in Henrico county, on Monday, the 17th of August, a negro man, named Gronge, hired by me from Mr. Samuel D. Lea, c. of Hanover. He is about 20 years of age, medium height, strong, active, and well made, with regular features, dark skin, and a line set of teeth. A suitable reward will be paid for his apprehension and delivery to me or to any jailor within my reach. Thomas H. Ellis au 20--cod3t