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The Daily Dispatch: September 24, 1861., [Electronic resource], Medical Board — health regulations. (search)
An eloquent and Timely prayer. --Right Reverend the Bishop (Polk) of Louisiana, having set apart no special prayer to be used with reference to the present state of affairs, Reverend Dr. Goodrich, of St. Paul's, and Reverend Mr. Fulton, of Calvary, in New Orleans, have adopted the following sublime scriptural supplication, which was set forth, towards the close of the sixteenth century, by the Archbishop of Canterbury, in view of the great war then waging by Philip of Spain against Elizabeth of England. It has been slightly altered to adapt it to the present circumstances of the Confederate States: A prayer. O. Eternal God! In power most mighty, in strength most glorious, without whom the horse and charlotte is in vain prepared against the day of battle, vouchsafe, we beseech Thee, from Thy high throne of majesty, to hear and receive the hearty and humble prayer which, on banded knees, we, the people of Thy pasture and the sheep of thy hands, unfeignedly acknowledging T
The Daily Dispatch: November 14, 1861., [Electronic resource], The reported burning of cotton. (search)
Important arrest. --The recent circulation, in this city, of Confederate Treasury notes with forged signatures, has led to extreme caution in the inspection of that currency, and active exertions have been made to apprehend the guilty parties. A man named John Betz was arrested yesterday at Frank's bar-room, on Governor street, by Detective Goodrich and Policeman Davis, in consequence of certain information received, and in his trunk were found two sheets of unsigned Treasury notes, of the genuine plate. Betz, who came here from New Orleans, is a lithographic printer, and was for a short time employed on Government work. The prisoner will probably have a preliminary examination this morning.
The Daily Dispatch: December 17, 1861., [Electronic resource], From
Hastings Court. --Considerable business of a miscellaneous character was transacted by the above Court yesterday. There were present on the bench, besides Recorder Caskie, Aldermen Bray, Regnault, Anderson, Smith, and Gwathmey. After detaining the witnesses in the case of Goodrich, indicted for assault, till near 3 o'clock, they were informed that the case would not be proceeded in before this morning. Michael Sullivan was tried for receiving a lot of old iron, the property of some unknown person, alleged to have been stolen. The jury could not agree, and the case was continued until the next term. Jas. H. Keyser, who has been in the city jail for two months past, was tried for shooting a pistol in one of the streets, and fined $6, and ordered to be imprisoned till the fine and costs of prosecution be paid. The following parties, indicted for misdemeanor, gave bail for their appearance at the next term of the Court, viz: Stephen Page, ($150;) John Denzler,
The Daily Dispatch: March 4, 1862., [Electronic resource],
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Counterfeiter arrested. --Curtis Pritchett, formerly a member of the McCulloch Rangers, has been arrested in Petersburg, Va., by Detective Jas. Washington Goodrich, by order of the Secretary of the Treasury, for passing counterfeit Confederate Treasury notes in that city. The prisoner was brought before Commissioner Watson yesterday, who continued the case until next Monday, by which time, no doubt, other parties now suspected will be in custody. After Hoyer & Lodwig's lithographies establishment had been broken open last week, and a number of the Treasury notes struck off by the rogues, it came to the knowledge of the authorities that one George Elam, formerly employed by H & L, had been a party to the transaction, having been seen with notes in his possession similar to the ones surreptitiously printed. The detective went to Petersburg in hopes of apprehending Elam; but obtaining a clue to the operations of one of his "pals" in Pritchett, who had succeeded in "shoving off"
The Daily Dispatch: March 12, 1862., [Electronic resource], Martial law. (search)
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C. S. District Court. --The Grand Jury of this Court yesterday indicted Charles Melton, mail carrier between Pittsylvania C. H. and Lynchburg, for stealing a draft from the mail on the 22d of March, and Wm. H. Crawford, alias Flem Razor, for passing a ten dollar counterfeit Confederate Treasury note on the bar-keeper of Jarratt's Hotel, in Petersburg, Va. The Grand Jury adjourned until twelve o'clock to-day, when they will proceed with the case of Geo. W. Elam, charged with an offence similar to that committed by Razor. The witness in the case, Charlotte Gilman, arrived from Memphis, Tenn, yesterday evening in custody of Detective Goodrich.
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