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The Daily Dispatch: January 22, 1862., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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was committed in that neighborhood on Sunday night, 12th inst: It seems that, on the night above alluded to, several persons had congregated at the house of John Isom, among the rest a certain Robert Glidewell, who professed to be in love with Miss Sue, the daughter of Johnston. Glidell and the a foresaid Sue having been misscaught, or prevented him from using it. All at this time were getting from the house, and very soon after they had gotten off the porch. Fielding Isom, a son of John Isom, struck James Taylor a blow from the porch with a stick of wood. Whether he fell from this blow, or received others equally deadly, is not known. An examination made showed some three blows upon the head, any of which might have produced death. Taylor's face was also much bruised. John Isom is now in our jail awaiting his trial. His son Fielding was apprehended Tuesday morning at Bristol, and will be brought to this place to-morrow. After the murder had been committed, John went
Excitement in Grayson county. --Considerable excitement exists in Independence, Grayson county, relative to the murder of James Taylor, by John Isom and his son Fielding, an account of which we published several days since. The two Isoms, and John Green, charged with the murder of Rufus Cox, are confined in the jail at Independence, and on Thursday evening last, some thirty or forty persons from the neighborhood visited the place with the intention of hanging them. They were however, persuaded to forego their purpose for that time, but determined to carry it into execution on Monday last. The crowd called at the jail and informed the prisoners of their determination, and exhorted them to make their peace with God, and prepare to die on Monday, assuring them their execution was a fixed and unalterable fact. The citizens were much excited on the matter, and it is thought the attempt to execute summary vengeance, how much soever the diabolical crimes of the accused deserved it,