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The Daily Dispatch: January 17, 1862., [Electronic resource], Loss of Southern trade by the
The Daily Dispatch: January 18, 1862., [Electronic resource], From
Mayor's Court. --A formidable docket was presented for the Mayor's, consideration yesterday. We append a summary of the more important cases. Thomas Coiller, charged with stealing money from Peyton Johnston and Brother, Robert England deposed that he was certain the prisoner was the person whom he saw enter the store while he was there. He had on the same clothes and the same general appearance. Had seen him before in company with. Richard Morris. J. W. Johnston deposed that there were taken from the drawer three $5 notes on the Farmers' Bank, another $5 note and several smaller notes; also, some negotiable notes and other papers, which he found the same day in the alley leading from the Gallego Mills to Shockoe Ship. The prisoner was remanded to be examined before the Hustings Court, at the February term, for grand larceny. James P. Neagle, charged with shooting at James. M. Jarrell and hitting a little girl named Mary Mason, child of James B. Mason. This a
The Daily Dispatch: February 13, 1862., [Electronic resource], The surrender of
The Daily Dispatch: November 13, 1862., [Electronic resource], A Contribution to the
Proceedings in the Courts. Hustings Court Wednesday, Nov. 12th, 1862. --Recorder Jas. K. Cankis, presiding.--Messrs. John W. Beveridge, Samuel T. Pulliam, and Wm. O. Taylor, qualified before the Court as Notaries Public, by giving the required bond and taking the oath to support the Constitution of the Confederate States of America. Mrs. Mary H. Smith was fined $10 for allowing her slave David to go at large and hire himself out contrary to law. Thomas Collier and Richard Morris were examined for stealing two thousand two hundred dollars from John McPherson, the keeper of a restaurant on 17th street, opposite the 1st Vegetable Market. The proof being deemed sufficient, they were committed for final trial before Judge Lyons. Thomas Samanni and Cilmer A Lumpkin were arraigned for examination on the charge of having forged and attempted to employ as true and genuine a check for $6,000, payable at the Traders' Bank to the order of West & Johnston, and purporting t
The Daily Dispatch: November 27, 1862., [Electronic resource], Proceedings in the
The Daily Dispatch: November 28, 1862., [Electronic resource], Martial law — Penalties under it. (search)
Proceedings in the Courts. Mayor's Court-- Thursday, November 27. --George, slave of Diana Gary, arrested by officer Morris on the charge of stealing eleven pounds of coffee, worth $26, the property of George A. Weed, was ordered to be whipped and turned loose. James, slave of Hundley & Cance, was ordered 25 stripes for stealing a bag of sugar and other articles from his owners. Edward Mouldin, found by the police drunk and asleep in an alley, was committed in default of secu
The examination of Richard Mundin, for unlawfully entering the house of Jno. Johnson, the barber, was postponed.
Hustings Court--Judge Lyons presiding.--A jury in this Court acquitted on Wednesday night the two youths, Thomas Collier and Richard Morris, charged with entering the restaurant of John McPherson, near the Old Market, and stealing $2,200. Both the prisoners possess no enviable reputations as "bad boys," but the testimony in the case against them was not sufficient to ensure convi
The Daily Dispatch: March 3, 1863., [Electronic resource], Latest Northern and
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Mayor's Court, Monday, March 2. --James Folks and James Williams, fighting in the street, were required to give security for their good behavior. Thomas Dillashaw, charged with stealing an overcoat from George W. Davis, was committed for further examination. Henry Cary was required to give security for breaking off the door knob of Dr. E. Powell's office. Richard Morris, charged with stealing one Breastpin one overcoat, one black cap, one white hat, two pairs of shoes, and one plate, the whole valued at $945 was sent on for further examination. Robert W. Ashley, charged with being very disorderly in the street, was required to give security for his good behavior. Rufus F. Anderson, charged with drunkenness and disorderly conduct in the Theatre, was fined a dollar. Moses, slave of J. R. Anderson, was ordered five lashes for smoking a cigar in the street. Mackenzie, slave of Geo. Hutton, and Harrison, slave of Dr. Mingo, were whipped for going wit
The Daily Dispatch: March 3, 1863., [Electronic resource],
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Cage cases. --The city police made a number of arrests yesterday, an enumeration of which we subjoin: Margaret Williams, arrested by officer Bibb, says she is free, no papers, from Norfolk, put in for abusing Mrs. Caphert's children in the street; Martha J. Scott, a colored individual, circumstanced like Williams, and charged with the same offence, was put in with her; James F. Shelley, a white man, was put in the cage by officer Morris for cheating and defrauding James McNulty out of $100 by selling him a watch pretending it was gold when, in point of fact, it was anything else. Capt. John C. Bentley was put in for getting drunk and abusing and assaulting John P. Ballard in his own house; James M. Lilly was caged for getting drunk and stealing a knife and fork belonging to the proprietor of the American Hotel.
The Daily Dispatch: March 4, 1863., [Electronic resource], Progress of the war. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: March 5, 1863., [Electronic resource], Flour impressment. (search)
Mayor's Court. --There were a number of petty cases adjudicated before this Court yesterday, an enumeration of which would neither be instructive nor amusing. James F Shabey, charged with defrauding James McNalty out of $100, by selling him a brass watch, pretending it was gold, was called up for an examination, which resulted in his discharge — the watch proving, on examination by an expert, to be a genuine gold watch, and very valuable.--Several soldiers, put in the cage for appearing at the Theatre drunk, on Monday night, and raising a disturbance, were let off.--Richard Morris, charged with stealing sundry articles of personal property belonging to Andrew J Myer, worth $945, had his case continued for another hearing.--Benjamin Williams, one of Major Griswold's Detectives, was summoned up to show cause why he should not be fined for firing a pistol cause why he should not be fined for firing a pistol in the street. His case was likewise continued.