--The Mayor on Saturday imposed a fine of $5 upon William B. Franklin, for slapping.
And shortly in the face with a piece of corn beef.
This peculiar assault was occasioned by a suspicion on his part that Mrs. Shortly had been stealing from his stall.
The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. December 16, 1861. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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