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The Daily Dispatch: May 4, 1863., [Electronic resource], From
Rioters Convicted. --The Circuit Court of the city of Richmond, Judge Meredith, commenced its session a few days since, when the cases of the parties charged with rioting on the 2d of April, were taken up. The Grand Jury indicted a number of the accused for misdemeanor. On Saturday, Wm. J. Lusk, one of the parties, (the same man who, jumped into the window of Jas. Knotts's store and busied himself in throwing out goods,) was tried by jury, found guilty, and fined $100. The Judge sent him to jail for one year, the maximum punishment allowed by law. Ann Bell, another rioter, was tried, found guilty, and fined $75. The Judge, in consideration of the fact of her having three small children, assessed her confinement in the jail at only thirty days. More of the accused will be tried to day.
The Daily Dispatch: May 4, 1863., [Electronic resource], An Appointment not kept. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: May 6, 1863., [Electronic resource], What of the odds?--"
Twenty Millions against Eight" (search)
Circuit Court. --Judge Meredith's Court was in session yesterday, when the trial of those engaged in the riot of the 2d of April was resumed. Barbara Idol, one of the females charged with participation in the riot, was put on trial. The jury, after hearing the evidence and arguments of counsel, returned a verdict of not guilty, and she was discharged. In the time of Thomas M. Palmer, indicted for the same offence, a demurrer was entered by his counsel, and a motion submitted and argued to quash the indictment. The Judge will render his decision to day.
The Daily Dispatch: May 8, 1863., [Electronic resource],
Mayor's Court. --Yesterday John Murphy was examined for having, on the 2th of April last, shot Martin Callahan in the month with a pistol ball, near the Old Market. The wounded man appeared in Court. The Mayer remanded Murphy to the Hustings Court and allowed him to give $500 call for his appearance. Sally, slave of J. M Mecon, was examined for receiving $100 in gold, part of $3,000 stolen from Isaac Jacobs by his servant, knowing the same to have been stolen. She was remanded for trial before the Hustings Court. The case of Wm Train and P M Reynolds, for fighting in the street and disturbing the public peace, was called Reynolds only answering to his name. He was required to give security to answer an indictment for misdemeanor. A number of persons were fined for keeping their restaurants open on Sunday, in violation of law, and for selling liquor without a tavern licence.
The Daily Dispatch: May 8, 1863., [Electronic resource], National self-respect. (search)
The Courts --Before the Circuit Court on Wednesday a nolle prosequi was entered in the case of Thomas M. Palmer indicted for engaging in a riot Loura Gorcon was fined $25 for rioting and Martha Jamieson $10 and imprisoned twenty-four hours in the city jail for the same offence. Yesterday Minerva Meredith was put on trial for being engaged in the riot of April 2d, The jury found her guilty and fined her $100. The Judge sentenced her to six months in the city jail in addition. She is the same party who, with others, took from Henry Myers a lot of beef he was carrying to the small-pox hospital for the patients. The Grand Jury indicted Elizabeth Goods and Mary Duke for being engaged in the same riot.
The Daily Dispatch: May 9, 1863., [Electronic resource], The season food for stock. (search)
Circuit Court. --The time of Judge Meredith's Court yesterday, was consumed in the trial of sundry persons charged with engaging in a riot in the streets of Richmond on the 2d of April. Martha Burnett who fined $5 and costs by jury, and sent by the Judge to jail for thirty days. The same judgment was given in the case of Sarah Mitchell Peter Blake was tried and acquitted. In the case of Ann Buroughty, the jury was adjourned over until to-day, not being able to agree. The Grand Jury assembled and indicted Julius Desplaiquels and Wm. Hammell for felony. Desplaiquels felony consisted in an effort to get out of the penitentiary, where he had been put for robbing a man in the city jail. Bennett G. Burley, James Marshall, Ann Buroughty, and Martha Marshall, were indicted for rioting. The indictments against Mildred Imory and Jennett Williams for riot were ignored.
The Daily Dispatch: May 15, 1863., [Electronic resource], The riot at
Amboy, Illinois. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: May 19, 1863., [Electronic resource], The lesson of the aid, (search)
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The Daily Dispatch: May 23, 1863., [Electronic resource], To be hung. (search)