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Three Hundred Dollars Reward. --I will give the above reward for the arrest and delivery to the undersigned, living in Richmond, for each of three Negro men, named Edward, Griffin and Murry Fox, aged twenty-five, twenty-two and twenty. Edward is of a gingerbread color; of middle size, with a Roman nose; his step is quick; stammers a little, and dresses well, with a good address. Griffin is about the same height; more slender, with a protrusion of the under jaw, and is also quick in his Griffin is about the same height; more slender, with a protrusion of the under jaw, and is also quick in his motions, and of an obliging disposition. Murry is rather darker and taller; inclines to stoop a little in the shoulders; has long eye-lashes. They left, it is supposed, on Tuesday night, the twenty-seventh instant. They are brothers; and Edward (the oldest) was brought to his mistress on the evening of the twenty-ninth instant, at the Exchange Hotel, when he broke from his custodian and made his escape, and will probably take the route he first took to Charles City county. He was arrested n
A dry goods Thief. --James E. Robinson, a young white man, dressed in soldiers' clothes, wearing an ample military overcoat, was arrested yesterday afternoon and committed to the upper station-house by Chief-of-Police Reuben T. Seal and officer Griffin on the charge of stealing two pieces of dry goods, valued at nine hundred dollars, the property of Chiles & Chenery. The accused, it is said, had visited the same store twice before in the morning; but, his conduct exciting suspicion on the third visit, preparations having previously been made for his arrest, he was arrested by the officers above named.--Enveloped under his overcoat were found the goods above mentioned. Robinson is the same person who was admitted to bail by the Mayor, a few days since, to answer indictment by the Grand Jury of the Hustings Court for the offence of stealing a piece of cassimere from Messrs. Beers & Spillman. The mode of stealing the goods from Chiles & Chenery was identically the same as that p
A dry goods Thief. --James E. Robinson, a young white man, dressed in soldiers' clothes, wearing an ample military overcoat, was arrested yesterday afternoon and committed to the upper station-house by Chief-of-Police Reuben T. Seal and officer Griffin on the charge of stealing two pieces of dry goods, valued at nine hundred dollars, the property of Chiles & Chenery. The accused, it is said, had visited the same store twice before in the morning; but, his conduct exciting suspicion on the third visit, preparations having previously been made for his arrest, he was arrested by the officers above named.--Enveloped under his overcoat were found the goods above mentioned. Robinson is the same person who was admitted to bail by the Mayor, a few days since, to answer indictment by the Grand Jury of the Hustings Court for the offence of stealing a piece of cassimere from Messrs. Beers & Spillman. The mode of stealing the goods from Chiles & Chenery was identically the same as that p
rglaries. --On Saturday night last, Mr. William Palmer's residence, on the corner of Main and Fifth streets, was forcibly entered and robbed of two silver teapots, a silver coffee urn, and provisions, valued at two thousand dollars. The robbery was one of the most daring character, as the thief entered through the second story front window; to attain which he was compelled to climb a considerable distance, besides use a stepladder. At an early hour yesterday morning, officers Kelly and Griffin were apprised of the robbery, and set about to find out who were the perpetrators.--In a short while they traced it to a small house in the western suburbs of the city, occupied by two negro slaves, named Abner, the property of Mrs. Frances Gathright, and Caroline, belonging to Spencer Warring, both of whom they took into custody. The stolen property was found in the house, secreted under the clothes of Caroline, who stood crouched over them upon the entrance of the officers, in explanatio
Heavy Robbery. --The store-room of Dr. William S. Morris, on Franklin street, Linden Row, was forcibly entered on Monday night and robbed of three barrels of flour, twenty-nine pieces of bacon, and several other articles of provisions. Subsequently, three barrels of flour and twenty pieces of bacon were found, by officers Jenkins and Griffin, in the kitchen of Dr. James Bolton; whereupon those officers arrested the following negroes, found therein, on the charge of committing the theft: Noble, slave of Angelina Lawson; Primas, slave of Dr. Bolton, and John, slave of Jackson Sleet. They were committed to prison to await examination before the Mayor this morning.
eting was called by him at the suggestion of William N. Kelly, who is appointed conductor of the municipal election to be held in Monroe Ward next Thursday. Lacy's shop, the usual place of holding the election in that ward, had passed into the hands of another party, who would not grant the use of it for less than five hundred dollars per day. --Under the circumstances, it was within the province of the Council to change the place of holding the election in Monroe Ward. On motion of Mr. Griffin, the place was changed from Lacy's shop to Epps's shop, adjoining. William E. Granger was appointed conductor of election in Jefferson Ward in place of R. T. Seal, whose duties as Chief-of-Police would call him elsewhere on that day. Mr. Walker said he had a subject to bring before the Council. He had understood that there were between five and six thousand women and children now in the city whose husbands, fathers and natural protectors had gone to the Yankees and left them he
City Council. --The regular monthly meeting of the City Council was held yesterday afternoon at four o'clock, the following members being present: Messrs. Grattan (President,) Stokes. Clopton, Epps, Lee, Griffin, Burr Scott, Richardson. Tardy, Crutchfield. Lancaster, Glazebrook, Smith and Millspaugh. Mr. Lee moved that Mr. Garrett be permitted to make a statement, and leave being granted that gentleman produced a memorandum for a quantity of liquor destroyed by order of the Council, in his store, on the night of the 2d of April belonging to Messrs. Brand Edwards &Dunlavy, and wished a receipt for the same. It having been shown that a proper certificate that the liquor was destroyed was necessary, no action was taken upon the application. The Council then proceeded to make the following elections: Clerks of the Markets — S. H. Ellis, J. P. Tyler. Weigh --Thomas Diddep, J. P. Tyler John J. Crutchfield. Messenger of Council — William J. Epps. I
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