, slave of Wm. Knight
, was punished by Alderman Sadler
for stealing chickens from the First Market
J. S. Vorhies
(or a man giving that name) was brought to the Station-House
and delivered to officer Blankenship
by three gentlemen from Maryland
, who regarded his conduct as suspicious.
Vorhies, who is a tall, red-headed man, got on at Louisa Court-House, and the parties concerned in his arrest were led to believe him a Northern spy, from various statements of a contradictory character he made to them about his business, where from, &c. He had a lot of papers in cypher that he said was a sermon.
The officers took possession of them.
Peter T. Allen
and Thos. Walker
were arrested for fighting in the arch of the Old Market-House
, after being locked up, behaved in the most disorderly manner, kicking the doors of the cells, yelling, &c. He is supposed to be a Baltimore ‘ "Blood Tub."’