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The Daily Dispatch: December 4, 1860., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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e, professing to have no knowledge about the dignity of hearsay. It appears that one day last week, a negro man belonging to Dr. Tredway, who lives a few miles above Goochland Court-House, came to his master and told him that he had overheard a conversation between a negro belonging to Mr. George W. Turner, and a woman belonging to Dr. T., whom the negro in question had for a wife, in which the husband revealed a plot between two other negroes of Mr. Turner, and a white man named De Grasse Drumright, (or, as the neighbors call him, Grassy Drumlight,) to murder Mr. Turner. It seems Mr. T. had gone to Richmond for the purpose of selling a crop of wheat or tobacco, and that the conspirators suspected he would return with all the money upon his person. They were to waylay him on his way from Cedar Point, where they knew he would get out of the boat, murder him, plunder him, and bury him in a grave, which they had prepared for him in a spot so secluded and so sheltered from observat