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The Daily Dispatch: February 24, 1864., [Electronic resource],
200 dollars reward. (search)
Large Hunt of stolen goods. --Watchman Marcellus Hicks and others succeeded yesterday morning in ferreting out an important receptacle for stolen goods. On Sunday Mr. Hicks received informatioMr. Hicks received information that a barrel of whiskey was deposited in the stable on the back premises of Mr. John Caskie's residence, on the corner of 7th and Franklin streets. The stable was rented to and occupied by a negro named Edward, slave of Mrs. Mary Cross, of Hanover. Mr. Hicks went there several times Sunday, but finding the stable locked, could not get in. He laid in wait yesterday morning, and at an early hour arrested Edward in the act of going into the stable. In the stable Mr. Hicks found not only the barrel of whiskey, but twenty-five hundred weight of clover hay, a horse, and a mule; forty bags of
for him, and that he carried on, on his own account, the business of hauling on the streets.
Mr. Hicks carried the negro and a good part of the plunder before the Mayor, when Mr. Peter Webster, Gov
The Daily Dispatch: June 13, 1864., [Electronic resource], The
Yankees and the gamblers. (search)
Mayor's Court. --The following business was transacted in this Court on Saturday: Macklin, slave of H. J. Jennings, was charged with having in his possession a quantity of goods, valued at $5,477, stolen from M. L. Jacobson, and one side of sole leather, a sheepskin, and one box of candles, supposed to have been stolen from some person unknown. Watchman Marcellus Hicks and Capt. J. B. Pleasants over hauled a negro man named Robert Smith, on Friday morning, with a side of leather, which the fellow claimed to have purchased from Machlin, one of the numerous negroes in this city who are permitted to do business on their own account. On going to Macklin's shop, the officers found a lot of leather, which they thought he had no right to have, and thereupon took him under arrest.--Macklin denied having any other room than that in which he conducted the shoemaking and repairing business; but it was afterwards ascertained that he occupied one on the alley running between Main and
Police arrests. --Officers Marcellus Hicks and J. D. Perrin arrested yesterday afternoon two negroes, named Booker, slave of Tazewell Perkins, charged with stealing six bags of corn from the Confederate States, and Dick, slave of Charles E. Anderson, charged with stealing $300, the property of Francis Tatum. There were no circumstances developing the particulars of the arrests, and the cases will therefore come up this morning for investigation.
The Daily Dispatch: August 11, 1864., [Electronic resource],
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Reinstated. --Watchman B. H. Franklin, who was suspended from duty by the Mayor a few days since on account of certain charges which were alleged against him, underwent an examination before His Honor at the lower station-house yesterday morning, and the evidence failing to convict him of any offence he was reinstated in his old position.--At the same time the charges pending against Fabius and Marcellus Hicks, also members of the night police, were taken up and witnesses examined; but, for reasons which were not made known, the Mayor reserved his decision till this morning, and in the meantime the parties remain suspended.
The Daily Dispatch: August 11, 1864., [Electronic resource], Flag-of-truce boat. (search)
500 dollars reward. --Ran away from my farm, near Richmond, my boy Harrah about 20 years old, very black, 5 feet 10 inches high, very thick lips, very large feet and well groom for his age. When he left my farm he said he was going to Mr. Albert Nance's, of Charles City county where his mother lives. I will give the above reward if delivered to me at Richmond or secured so I can get him. Samuel D Hicks. au 6--6t
The Daily Dispatch: August 13, 1864., [Electronic resource], Discharged from the
Discharged from the Watch. --Marcellus Hicks, examined before the Mayor some days since, on the charge of receiving a certain reward for the arrest of a runaway negro, some days since, and making a false statement with regard to the disposition of the same, was discharged from the police yesterday. Fablus Hicks, his brother, arraigned on the same charge, proved himself and was thereupon reinstated in the which, from which he had previously been suspended.
The Daily Dispatch: December 14, 1865., [Electronic resource], Cholera Abating. (search)