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Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter
The Daily Dispatch: May 13, 1862., [Electronic resource],
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Recaptured. --A soldier named Jas. Jennings, placed in Castle Thunder for substitution and desertion, a few days since took French leave by jumping from one of the windows on the western side of the building and running off. On Tuesday he was seen in a cigar store on Main street by Detective New, who immediately took him off to his old quarters. He made no resistance, though the officer had two other prisoners in charge at the time.
The Daily Dispatch: October 7, 1863., [Electronic resource], More New counterfeits. (search)
Hustings Court. --This Court assembled yesterday. Present: Recorder James K. Caskie, Aldermen Sanxay, Bray, Jones, Chandler, and Gary. Sylvanus T. Brown, a free negro, charged with stealing two calves of the value of $180, was yesterday tried, found guilty, and sentenced to be sold into absolute slavery. This is the same negro who, it is alleged, conducted the enemy in their raids through the county of Charles City. James Jennings, charged with stealing a gold watch, valued at $500, from John W. Cosby, was arraigned for trial and sent on before Judge Lyons. Lewis, a slave of Turpin & Yarbrough, charged with stealing a gold watch, valued at $100, from Joseph A. Brown, was tried and ordered to received twenty lashes for the offence. William, slave of John Karr, charged with stealing sundry articles from John P. Ballard, was ordered twenty lashes. He was also ordered twenty lashes for stealing sundry articles of wearing apparel from the Winder Hospital. S
The Daily Dispatch: November 17, 1863., [Electronic resource],
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Hustings Court. --The Grand Jury sworn at this term returned presentments yesterday against fifteen individuals for felony. Their names are as follows: Wm. Hardymar, Jno. Doyle, George Turner. Aug. Synco, Allen Nunnally, Jacob Elzenhower, Thomas W. Farquhar, Don Juan Williamson, Sarah S. Sunderland, Wm. Riley, Thomas H. Wilkinson, Wm. Pitts, Michael Galvin, James Jennings, and Richard N. Bluns, and were then adjourned over till next Wednesday week. James Clarke, indicted for felony, was then set to the bar, Mr. Danner appearing as his counsel. Upon a full hearing of the arguments of the attorneys, as well for the Commonwealth as the prisoner, and also the evidence of the witnesses, the jury were unal le to agree, and were placed in charge to be kept together. The cases of John Doyle, William Riley, and Richard N. Binns were set for trial to-day.
The Daily Dispatch: November 18, 1863., [Electronic resource],
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The Daily Dispatch: November 19, 1863., [Electronic resource], The Origin of the names of the days of the
Hustings Court. --There were three criminal trials before Judge Lyons yesterday, resulting as follows: Michael Galvin, indicted for burglariously entering the house of Mr. Bouis, was arraigned and plead not guilty. After hearing the evidence, the jury decided that Mike had certainly been mistaken in his plea, and sent him to the penitentiary for 3 years. James Jennings, indicted for grand larceny, plead not guilty. He was convicted of the offence, and sent to the penitentiary for 5 years. William Pitts, indicted for horse stealing, plead guilty, and the jury concurring in his opinion sent him to the penitentiary for 5 years. Thomas H. Wilkinson, indicted for having engaged with Wm. Pitts in stealing a horse, was tried and acquitted.