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The Daily Dispatch: May 10, 1862., [Electronic resource], Destruction of cotton in the
The Daily Dispatch: February 8, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Confederate States Congress. (search)
Arrested for blockade running. --Dr. Wm. McClure, M. Harris, and Robert Kirby, citizens of this place, were arrested on Friday evening last, on the charge of illegal blockade running, and placed in Castle Thunder to await an examination before a Court Martial. The specific charges against these persons have not yet become f
me of the arrest of the doctor, he was driving a wagon in which were two coffins supposed to contain dead bodies; but upon examination it was found that Harris and Kirby were the occupants.
The hopeful trio were thereupon taken into custody and brought back to Richmond.--The direction in which the wagon was being driven leaves verction in which the wagon was being driven leaves very little doubt that the destination of these parties was Fortress Monroe.
Kirby was formerly a Confederate detective.
Many novel ways for making money have come under our observation, but this last method of doing so goes ahead of any other which has yet been brought to light.
The Daily Dispatch: February 12, 1864., [Electronic resource], Army Regulations. (search)
To be examined. --Dr. Wm. Maclure and Robert Kirby, arrested a few days since on the Mechanicsville road, while trying to run a man through to the Yankee lines, will be examined before Commissioner Sands to-day at 1 o'clock P. M.
The Daily Dispatch: February 16, 1864., [Electronic resource], Death of a member of Congress. (search)
Running persons through the lines. --Before Commissioner A. H. Sands, yesterday, the cases against Dr. William Maclure, Robert Kirby, and M. Harris, charged with aiding and abetting persons to reach the Yankee lines, were again taken up. After the examination of witnesses the Commissioner failed to find any evidence convicting the two latter, whereupon Kirby was discharged from custody; but Harris, having a substitute in the service, and being, under a recent act of Congress, liable to milKirby was discharged from custody; but Harris, having a substitute in the service, and being, under a recent act of Congress, liable to military duty, was ordered to be taken to the enrolling officer. On account of the absence of Judge Crump, counsel for Maclure, his examination was not concluded, but was postponed till Saturday next, and the accused required to give bail to answer for three offences, said surely to be in the sum of $4,000 for the first two, and $3,000 for the third one.