--The policemen inform us that the Bible, on which the oath is administered, has been stolen from the Mayor's Court room.
That such a theft should be committed in such a place seems almost incredible.
It is to be hoped that a perusal of its pages will open the eyes of the eccentric operator to the enormity of his offence; that he will repent in sackcloth and ashes, and then return the book.
The Daily Dispatch: November 19, 1861. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. November 19, 1861. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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