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The Daily Dispatch: January 29, 1861., [Electronic resource], Funeral of a King. (search)
A passage thief captured. --On Saturday night last, a negro named John, slave of T. &S. Hardgrove, entered the dwelling of Mrs. C. James, and purloined an overcoat belonging to Mr. D. D. Talley. The thief was detected by a servant, who gave the alarm, and Mr. Talley pursued and captured him. At the Mayor's Court, yesterday, Lieut. Crone stated that John had previously stolen a mantilla from another house. Accordingly, the Mayor passed sentence of thirty-nine lashes.
The Daily Dispatch: February 13, 1861., [Electronic resource], Arrival of grain from
Accident. --On Monday night, Mr. Charles McKeever was severely injured by falling down a flight of steps at Monticello Hall. Dr. Bolton dressed his wounds, after which Lieut. Crone of the night watch accompanied him to his residence.
The Daily Dispatch: May 4, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Great Britain and the Southern Confederacy. (search)
Sails Furled, ship stopped, and Crew laid up in port. --Four men — giving their names as John Walker, Jerome Coleburne, John Foy, and George Fauls — were brought before the Mayor yesterday, as suspicious personages. --It appeared that they arrived from Norfolk, via railroad, on Thursday evening, and on getting here by the Southern train, inquired of officer Crone the way to Harper's Ferry. --The officer thereupon showed them to the First Station-House, where they spent the night. They told the Mayor that they had embarked at some Northern port for a whaling voyage, but after getting out a considerable distance they had landed on a strange coast, and shipped a cargo of Africans, which they had been successful in assisting to convey to Cuba. They had come as far as Norfolk, where their egress being blocked by Lincoln's pirates, they had been advised to come to Richmond, proceed to Harper's Ferry, and thence North to their homes. Most of them came from Boston. They had plenty o
The Daily Dispatch: January 3, 1862., [Electronic resource], From
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Wanderers. --Louisa J., Virginia, Waddy and William Nicholson, brothers and sisters, were carried to the cage on Saturday night from the stable of J. J. Sutherland, on Franklin street, and were locked up, by Lieut, Crone, as persons "having no place to stay." The oldest girl, a curiosity in her way, smoking and chewing tobacco like a man, says that her mother came from Georgia with her father, (now a soldier,) and that the mother having died, she has been taking care of her sister and brothers since. How she did it, she did not say. She appeared to be about sixteen years of age. No doubt the Mayor will to day find some place in which to slow all of them away safely.
The Daily Dispatch: November 6, 1862., [Electronic resource], Gunpowder for the people. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: November 13, 1862., [Electronic resource], Negroes for
Second Lieutenant of the night Watch. --Augustus R. Cousins was appointed by the Mayor, with the approbation of the Council at its last meeting, Second Lieutenant of the Night Watch, vice aleb Crone, promoted by him to be 9th day police officer.
The Daily Dispatch: November 14, 1862., [Electronic resource], From the
Arrests. --The city police arrested yesterday Elizabeth, slave of Mr. L Stratton, and Lavinia Trent, a free negro, without papers, for trespassing on the Henningsen Hospital. A white man named George Brown was taken in custody by Officer Crone, of the day police, for urging a horse attached to a buggy through Main street at an unlawful rate of speed. Brown was intoxicated at the time.