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The Daily Dispatch: January 14, 1864., [Electronic resource], A Yankee account of the treatment of Confederate prisoners. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: January 15, 1864., [Electronic resource], From
Norfolk and Portsmouth. (search)
Receiving a stolen blanket. --Beliah McCurthy, a girl of bad repute, apparently about twenty years old, charged with receiving one blanket, the property of Dr. Fisher, knowing it to have been stolen, was arraigned to answer to the allegation yesterday morning Mrs. Read, a white woman, testified that she and Beliah lived in the same house, that a man named Collier had given the accused a blanket, and at the same time a trunk which had been stolen from Dr. Fisher, had been opened by them, anDr. Fisher, had been opened by them, and sundry paper found therein were burnt up. Miss McCurthy denied the charge in so far as Collier was concerned in the affair. The Mayor sent her on for examination before the Hustings Court, on the second Monday in February. [Immediately upon the Mayor's announcement quite a good looking, well dressed lady stepped forward and, bursting into fears, desired to know whether bail would be accepted for her sister's appearance. Beliah, seeing her sister, who was leading the life of virtue and moral
The Daily Dispatch: February 26, 1864., [Electronic resource],
British cotton Prospects for . (search)
The Daily Dispatch: March 11, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Percussion Caps. (search)
Percussion Caps. --We have before us a specimen of Percussion Caps made by Messrs Fisher & Co. of Lynchburg, which Capt W N Smith, Laboratory Department of the Richmond Arsenal, after a thorough test, pronounces superior to the celebrated Ely cap of England. The Messrs Fisher are making these caps in quantities, and are therefore able to supply military commands, as well as individuals, with superior water-proof caps. See their advertisement.
The Daily Dispatch: September 21, 1864., [Electronic resource], Arrival of the flag of truce with sick and wounded prisoners. (search)
Judon Lyons' Court. --James Smith, sent on for stealing two watches, a pistol, and seventy-three dollars in money from John T. Townsend, was convicted of the offence and sentenced to four years in the penitentiary. John F. Fitzgerald, indicted for obtaining one thousand five hundred dollars under false pretences from Fisher & Bailey, was pronounced guilty by the jury, and his punishment assessed at three years and eight months in the penitentiary. Upon the rendition of the verdict, General Humphrey Marshall, counsel for the accused, motioned to set aside the finding of the jury; whereupon the court took a recess till four o'clock, at which hour the Judge assembled to hear the points of argument upon which the motion was based.
The Daily Dispatch: January 4, 1865., [Electronic resource], Our
Wilmington correspondence. (search)