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The Daily Dispatch: may 30, 1861., [Electronic resource], The traitor
Arrests. --Captain Wilkinson arrested last night and caged a slave named Reuben, owned by Burwell Jones, for walking in the streets with an unlawful weapon. "The kind of weapon will be made known to-day before the Mayor.--Peter Allen, white, was caged for getting drunk, behaving disorderly, and assaulting Robert England in his own house.
The Daily Dispatch: may 31, 1861., [Electronic resource], Preparations to Overawe
Committed. --Peter Allen was brought before the Mayor yesterday, and committed on failing to give $150 security for his good behavior. Allen had obtruded himself into Robt. England's house, and on the latter remonstrating with him, had endeavored to pound into England's hide a conviction of the perfect propriety of the proceeding. Committed. --Peter Allen was brought before the Mayor yesterday, and committed on failing to give $150 security for his good behavior. Allen had obtruded himself into Robt. England's house, and on the latter remonstrating with him, had endeavored to pound into England's hide a conviction of the perfect propriety of the proceeding.
The Daily Dispatch: November 5, 1862., [Electronic resource],
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Arrests. --The civil police yesterday arrested Peter Allen, for assaulting and beating Charles Madison and his wife, in their own house, and at night a man lying in the 1st market, too much intoxicated to give his name. Before the watchmen saw him, some rogue had relieved the prostrate son of Bacchus of his shoes. On Monday four "insensibly" drunk individuals were conveyed to the cage.
The Daily Dispatch: November 6, 1862., [Electronic resource], Gunpowder for the people. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: May 11, 1863., [Electronic resource],
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Arrests. --Since Saturday the police have arrested the following persons, who will be examined before the Mayor this morning, viz: Landon Shell, on the charge of beating and killing Patrick Curtis, a substitute agent; Jas. A. Perdue, for stealing four hats from Powhatan Weisiger, worth $95; Charles Johnson, by order of the Mayor, as a suspicious character; John Doyle, for stealing, by force, $51 from George, slave of John C. Hughes; Peter Allen, for drunkenness, trespassing on the premises of James Madison, and resisting the officers; Robert, slave of — Turner, for having in his possession cloth stolen from John McDonough; and John Kelley, for stealing a gold watch.
The Daily Dispatch: May 27, 1864., [Electronic resource], Losses in
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Drunk. --Officer Adams yesterday arrested Peter Allen for stealing a sabre. At the time of the arrest Allen was quite drunk, and resisted the officer violently. He was, after a scuffle, landed in the cage and locked up. Officer Bibb was sent for last evening to take charge of a fellow who had gotten drunk on election whiskey and fallen asleep on the steps leading to the third ward poll. But Bibb finding on rousing him that he could navigate started him off to his home.
The Daily Dispatch: May 28, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Lexington Cadets — Presentation of a flag. (search)
Stealing a sabre. --Peter Allen, a member of Rodgers's cavalry, being in the city without leave, on Thursday evening got drunk, and amused himself by riding about Seventeenth street, in a manner perilous to pedestrians. In the course of his r
was strapped to the cavalryman's saddle, and made off up 17th street. Officer Adams's attention having been attracted to Allen's pranks, he pursued him, and with the assistance of some citizens succeeded in capturing him near the old distillery.
AAllen fought and resisted so that it took four men to hold him, and it was found necessary to tie him and bring him to the watch-house in a cart.
The case was brought before the Mayor yesterday, when Captain Rodgers, being present on other businhe Mayor yesterday, when Captain Rodgers, being present on other business, and informing the Mayor that Allen was an excellent soldier.
His Honor agreed that the captain should take his man, upon condition of returning him at once to his company.
Horrible murder. --An old man named Peter Allen, occupying a house on one of the suburban hills known as "Bowling Green," was found murdered in his bed on Wednesday morning. His skull was broken in and his face and breast very much cut up and bruised. During the afternoon of Wednesday an old woman who had been living with him for sometime, but formerly an inmate of the city was arrested and committed to Henrico county jail on suspicion of being nocted with the murder. When arrested she had on her person about four hundred dollars in money, which it is supposed was stolen from the deceased, and the cause of the foul deed. The verdict of the jury was that he was murdered by some person unknown.
The Daily Dispatch: July 2, 1864., [Electronic resource], Letters by flag of truce. (search)
The Henrico murder. --The name of the old man who was murdered at his residence on Bowling Green Hill, just outside the corporation, on Wednesday morning last, was Ignatius H. Allen, instead of Peter Allen, as reported yesterday. The deceased was known to have about the house forty odd thousand dollars in gold, silver, and State money, all of which had been carried off before the discovery of the murder.--Elizabeth Bowers, an old woman who recently went to live with him, has been arreste Ignatius H. Allen, instead of Peter Allen, as reported yesterday. The deceased was known to have about the house forty odd thousand dollars in gold, silver, and State money, all of which had been carried off before the discovery of the murder.--Elizabeth Bowers, an old woman who recently went to live with him, has been arrested on suspicion of being implicated in the dark transaction. Allen was formerly a resident of Baltimore, and papers in that city are requested to notice his death.