previous next


The city jail.

--We learn that his Honor the Mayor has announced this edifice as being full. The chance for an eligible situation by any intending malefactor is small. Yesterday, by order of Brig.- Gen. Windel, a detachment from Elliott's City Battalion proceeded to the jail to perform guard duty. Not only the jail, but the State penitentiary is full. The Governor has recommended the sale of all the negro convicts who could legally be disposed of, on the ground that when sent out from the institution to work they were nuisances.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
Windel (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: