--Two negroes — Norman Crane, free, and Robert, a slave — were arrested yesterday morning by watchman Hicks while in the act of stealing a boat load of wood then lying on the basin, and belonging to Otway Smith.
They were brought before the Mayor and sentenced to the lash.
The Daily Dispatch: December 17, 1863. Richmond Dispatch. 2 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. December 17, 1863. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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