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The Daily Dispatch: November 9, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Bernard Jury. (search)
The Bernard Jury. --We are informed by one of the counsel for Joseph Bernard that the statement that ten of the jury were in favor of capital punishment, was an error. As we have no desire to prejudice the cause of the prisoner by any incorrect publication, we cheerfully make the correction.
The Daily Dispatch: January 29, 1862., [Electronic resource], The
London times and Yankee privateers. (search)
Supreme Court of Appeals. --The Judges of this court recently allowed a writ of error on the application of Joseph Bernard, who was condemned to nine years in the Penitentiary for the murder of J. Oscar Taylor. All further proceedings under the sentence passed by Judge Gregory were ordered to be stopped till the merits of the application be discussed before the court. John A. H. R. Armistead, who was sent to the State's Prison for grand larceny by Judge Lyons' court, also applied for a writ of error, but the same was denied. The court also refused the petition of Octavus Austin, asking that Col. Pendleton, superintendent of the Penitentiary, should be required to show by what authority he was held in custody. The record shows that Austin was sent to the Penitentiary, Dec. 16, 1856, by the U. S. District Court, on two convictions for fraud in respect to bounty land warrants. Prisoner is a lawyer, and a native of Bedford county, in this State.
Sundries. --The Mayor's police made no arrests yesterday. The case of Joseph Bernard, for the murder of John O. Taylor, on appeal before the Supreme Court, was argued yesterday before a full bench.--The Grand Jury of the C. S. District Court will assemble to-day to examine the case of G. W. Elam, charged with passing counterfeit Treasury notes. The witness in his case, Charlotte Gilman alias Siffety, is in Castle Godwin.--The weather yesterday was a good type of spring, and the streets presented a very fair "map of busy life."
The Daily Dispatch: April 15, 1862., [Electronic resource],
Court of Appeals. (search)
Court of Appeals. --The Judges of this Court have allowed the application of Joseph Bernard for a new trial for the murder of J. Oscar Taylor.
The Daily Dispatch: may 2, 1862., [Electronic resource], Loss of grain at Sea. (search)
The courts. --Sundry courts were in session in this city yesterday. A demurrer to the indictments found against G. W. Elam, for passing counterfeit Treasury notes, was argued in the C. S. District Court, after which the Court adjourned till Monday. In the Henrico Circuit Court, Judge Gregory caused the decision of the Supreme Court, reversing the sentence passed on Joseph Bernard for the murder of John O. Taylor, to be entered of record, and the case placed on the trial docket. The Circuit Court of the city of Richmond, John A. Meredith, Judge, commenced its Spring term yesterday, whom a grand jury assembled, but were adjourned over until to-day, without being sworn in.
The Daily Dispatch: October 28, 1862., [Electronic resource], Proceedings in the
The Daily Dispatch: October 30, 1862., [Electronic resource], Proceedings in the courts. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: November 1, 1862., [Electronic resource],
Henrico, Circuit Court. --This Court will commence its regular spring term on Saturday, (to-morrow,) in the State Court House, Judge John M. Gregory presiding. There are now in confinement in the county jail some half dozen or more persons who will come before the Court for trial for felony. The most popular form of felony in these times is stealing, and this is charged against all of the offenders alluded to. The Court of Appeals having re-used to interfere with the verdict given at the last term against Joseph Bernard, for the murder of the prisoner was carried to the State prison several months since.