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The Daily Dispatch: September 20, 1864., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
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Mayor's court. --The docket was an unusually long one on Saturday, and the time occupied was over three hours. The following is a list of the cases: Thomas H. S. Boyd, formerly a captain in the Confederate service, was charged with forging the name J. W. Allison, of Lynchburg, to a receipt for one year's house rent, amounting to $1,300, and obtaining $975 from Philip Whitlock under false pretences. The absence of important witnesses induced the Mayor to postpone the matter till this morning. Mrs. Elizabeth Totty was charged with unlawfully harboring and concealing Emeline, a runaway slave of Edward Vickers. Emeline absented herself from home for upwards of two weeks, and when first heard of was found at the house of Mrs. Totty, where she had been regularly staying ever since she left her owner. Mrs. Totty readily surrendered Emeline's clothes to her mistress, and stated that the negro came to her house, as a free woman, in search of a place as washer and ironer. On
for house rent, to the amount of one thousand three hundred dollars, purporting to have been due to C. C. Ellerson. Mr. Whitlock occupies a house belonging to J. W. Allison, but was called upon by Boyd to pay the bill upon a receipt given in the name mentioned above. The following are the facts of the case as related before the M signature, he refused to pay it till he could make some inquiry into the matter. The boy then left the store, and nothing more was heard of the matter till Mr. J. W. Allison, the real owner of the property, called in person upon Mr. Whitlock for the quarter's rent, when the question was asked him whether he had before sent his account for settlement through the hands of this negro boy. As Whitlock suspected, the account turned out to be a forgery, and he was warned by Allison against paying the rent to any person but himself. On Thursday last, Boyd entered Whitlock's store and presented an account for four months house rent, with the same signature append