--Mathew Deran and John Cunningham were before the Mayor, yesterday, for indulging in the alluring but destructive habit of intoxication.
Possibly, the delinquency might have passed unnoticed, but they chose to lay down on one of the public streets, thereby violating law and good manners.
Failing to find a voucher, they were assigned positions in the chain-gang for thirty days each.
The Daily Dispatch: March 1, 1861. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. March 1, 1861. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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