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arrant charged that the parties above named being on the 23d of December prisoners, lawfully confined in said jail, they did feloniously make an assault on one Isaac Jacobs, there confined, and by putting him in bodily fear did steal from his person five hundred and sixty-seven dollars in Confederate States Treasury notes, a slivene gold chain of the value of one hundred dollars; one finger ring of the value of five dollars, and two handkerchiefs of the value of two dollars. The robbery of Jacobs was effected by the garroting process, and was alluded to at the time of its occurrence by the daily papers. It was only part of a system adopted by the numerous exchequers. Several of the parties after the robbery were brought before the Mayor and ordered into the chain gang. All of the parties concerned in robbing Jacobs were sent on for trial before Judge Lyons. A similar case, where the same parties were charged with robbing Linman Farrell, also a prisoner in the jail, resulted