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The Daily Dispatch: February 5, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Affair in
Hardy county. (search)
100 dollars reward. --Ranaway on the morning of the 4th inst, from my farm above B. W. Green's, in Henrico county, my negro man, named Cornelius. He is about five feet high, dark complexion, twenty-four years old, rather stout — When addressed speaks very quickly and low. He wore a gray military jacket, and a black homespun cape. He is box-ankled, and has on a pair of red government shoes. I will give the above reward for his delivery to me, or to any jail where I can get him. Jacob Corn. Lynchburg Republican please copy three times, and send bill, addressed to J. Cohn, Richmond, Box 1469. fe 5--3t*
The Daily Dispatch: February 15, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Confederate States Congress. (search)
Another of President Davis's negroes runaway. --On Saturday night last the police were informed of the fact that Cornelius, a negro man in the employ of President Davis, had run away. Having received some clue of his whereabouts, they succeeded in finding him in a few hours after receiving the information of his escape, and lodged him in the upper station house. When caught, there was found on his person snack enough, consisting of cold chicken, ham, preserves, bread, &c., to last him fcold chicken, ham, preserves, bread, &c., to last him for a long journey, and a large sum of money he had stolen from his master. Sometime after being locked up he called to the keeper of the prison to give him some water, and as that gentleman incautiously opened the door of his cell to wait on him, Cornelius knocked him down and again made his escape. Mr. Peter Everett, the only watchman present, put off after him, but before running many steps stumbled and fell injuring himself severely.
The Daily Dispatch: February 15, 1864., [Electronic resource], The enemy on the
The Daily Dispatch: February 16, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Mayor's Court. (search)
Mayor's Court. --The following is a summary of the proceedings before the Mayor yesterday: Cornelius, slave of President Davis, charged with stealing money from his master, and attempting to escape to the Yankees, did not appear, he having escaped from the upper station-house after being locked up therein. A charge was preferred against William Butler and John Bastin, white boys, of stealing fifteen pairs of cotton cards, worth $800, from Wm. Forbes. The evidence implicating these boys with the theft, the Mayor remanded them for examination before the Hustings Court. The charge against Henry, slave of Wright & Ford, of trespassing on the premises of Mrs. Gwathmey, being without a pass, and carrying unlawful weapons, was examined into, and the accused ordered to receive thirty lashes. Emma Slaughter, a free negress, made her appearance to answer the charge of aiding and abetting Robert, slave of Wm. Gibbes, of Lynchburg, to escape to the Yankees.--The Mayor,
The Daily Dispatch: March 31, 1864., [Electronic resource], From General lee's army. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: April 1, 1864., [Electronic resource], A good thing for editors. (search)
Stealing a Cow. --Cornelius and Allen, slaves of Mrs. Keech, were yesterday before the Mayor on the charge of stealing a heifer from Mr. Wellington Goddin. Mr. Goddin being absent the negroes were committed to jail till this morning.
Bacon thief. --It will be recollected that, on Wednesday, when the two negroes who robbed Mr. Jas. R. Chiles's smoke-house were arrested, one of the robbers, named Cornelius, slave of L. M. Jude, could not be found, having run away from his master's on the first approach of danger. Acting on information received that he had gone to Chafin's Bluff with the City Battalion, officer Granger went down to that post yesterday and arrested him. He found him employed cooking for Capt. Bass, of the battalion.
The Daily Dispatch: April 4, 1864., [Electronic resource],
's last move in Schofield . (search)
Mayor's Court. --The were no new cases of interest before this Court Saturday. The case of Cornelius, slave of L. M. Jude, charged with robbing the meat house of Jas. R. Chiles, was continued till Wednesday morning. Cornelius confessed to the officers he and the other two negroes, Jim and Andrew, had robbed Mr. Chiles, and carried off the meat in Jim's cart, and that they were armed with pistols, and intended to defend themselves it molested by the watchmen or any one else. He also Cornelius confessed to the officers he and the other two negroes, Jim and Andrew, had robbed Mr. Chiles, and carried off the meat in Jim's cart, and that they were armed with pistols, and intended to defend themselves it molested by the watchmen or any one else. He also carried the police to the place where he had hidden fourteen pieces of the stolen bacon, but it had been removed by some one. Patrick, slave of Thomas Hardgrove, was ordered to be whipped for stealing a half peck of flour from his hirers, Messrs Nimmo & Cabler. Jim, slave of Jones & Slater, charged with having a piece of corn beef, supposed to have been stolen, was discharged. Geo. Turner, a deserter from Camp. Lee, was sent to the Provost Marshal. Barnett, slave of A. Bode
The Daily Dispatch: April 21, 1864., [Electronic resource], The War News. (search)
One hundred and fifty Dollars reward. --Run away from my farm, in Beckingham county, near Curdsville, on Tuesday, the 8th of March, 1864, my negro men Cornelius; he is thirty years old, about 5 feet 8 inches high, dark complexion, and claims to have a wife at Dr. Anderson's, county. The above reward will be paid off apprehended or confined in any jail so that I can get him. E Allen, Curdsville, Beckingham co, Va. ap 21--4t*