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ore him before, and after reminding him that he had been a policeman in Baltimore himself, and therefore should know better how to conduct himself, required him to give security in the sum of $500 for his appearance before the Grand Jury of the Hustings Court. Barry Loving and Clement J. Wheeler were fined $5 for fighting in the Second Market yesterday morning. David Nicholas and Jim, slave boys were ordered to be whipped on the charge of stealing $300 from Major Claiborne. Fanny Lewis, free negro, and George, slave of James New, charged with harboring Peter, slave of Neil McCurdy, had a partial bearing, and were afterwards committed to jail for a further one on Wednesday next. Maria, a slave, charged with stealing an undershirt and some bacon and soap from W. B. Davidson, was ordered to be whipped. Forty-two negroes, arrested on Thursday night while participating in the festivities of a wedding party at the house of Mr. Pendleton, on 5th and Jackson streets,
4500 Dollars reward. --I will pay $4500, for the apprehension and delivery to me in Richmond, or for securing them so that I get them, the following slaves to wit: Jordan, a yellow man, about 27 years old, a tolerable carpenter and blacksmith; was raised near Christiansburg, Va. Lewis, a black man, 30 years old, purchased of T. L. Drewacy or Broddie, near Hendersonville, N. C. Joshua, black, about 28 years old, raised by Walter Coles, of Pittsylvania county, has rather a down look, and very stout. Jack, about 18 years old, black and slim, bought of P. J. Stern, of Raleigh, N. C. Jim, black, about 21 or 22 years old, raised in Maryland; is fall and very likely William, a brown-skin boy, about 20 or 22 years old, raised in or near this city; once owned by F. J. Sampson, an agent at the Richmond and Danville depot. Elijah, of brown complexion, about 35 years old, raises near Charlottesville, and is a No. 1 cook; both of his legs were swollen and sore at the time he left. Sa
red by him, and whose case was partially heard on Monday last, was again brought up before his Honor yesterday. Upon hearing the testimony of Dr. Albert Snead, who attended the deceased, the accused was discharged. Dr. Snead stated that the condition of the negro for the past four months was that of a man in the last stages of consumption, and that when he heard of his death it excited no surprise on his part. The bruises which had been alluded to as visible about his head and face were such as he supposed might be produced by falling about, and the boy's state of health was of that character which rendered it highly probable that he would totter and fall whenever he was moving about. Robert, slave of George Bagby, charged with stealing a small lot of beef from W. K. Sledd's stall, in the Second Market, yesterday morning, was ordered to be whipped. Fanny Lewis, a free negress, charged with harboring Peter, slave of Neil McCurdy, was also ordered to be punished with stripes.
Four thousand five hundred dollars reward. --I will pay four thousand five hundred dollars for the apprehension and delivery to me in Richmond, or for securing them so that I get them, the following Slaves, to wit. Jordan, a yellow man, about twenty-seven years old, a tolerable carpenter and blacksmith — Was raised near Christiansburg, Virginia. Lewis, a black man, thirty years old; purchased of T. L. Drewney or Broddie, near Hendersonville, North Carolina. Joshua, black, about twenty-eight years old, raised by Walter Coles, of Pittsylvania county; has rather a down look, and is very stout. Jack, about eighteen years old, black and slim, bought of P. J. Stern, of Raleigh, North Carolina. Jim. black, about twenty-one or twenty-two years old; raised in Maryland; is tall and very likely. William, a brown-skin boy, about twenty or twenty-two years old; raised in or near this city; once owned by F. J. Sampson, and agent at the Richmond and Danville depot
The Daily Dispatch: August 18, 1864., [Electronic resource], Four thousand five hundred dollars reward. (search)
Four thousand five hundred dollars reward. --I will pay four thousand five hundred dollars for the apprehension and delivery to me in Richmond, or for securing them so that I set them, the following Slaves, to wit: Jordan, a yellow man, about twenty-seven years old, a tolerable carpenter and blacksmith. --Was raised near Christiansburg, Virginia. Lewis, a black man, thirty years old; purchased of T. L. Drewney or Broddie, near Hendersonville, North Carolina. Joshua, black, about twenty-eight years old; raised by Walter Coles, of Pittsylvania county; has rather a down look, and is very stout. Jack. about eighteen years old, black and slim; bought of P. J. Stern, of Raleigh, North Carolina. Jim, black, about twenty-one or twenty-two years old; raised in Maryland; is tall and very likely. William, a brown-skin boy, about twenty or twenty-two years old; raised in or near this city; once owned by F. J. Sampson, an agent at the Richmond and Danville depot
The Daily Dispatch: August 18, 1864., [Electronic resource], Four thousand five hundred dollars reward. (search)
Mayors Court. --A summary of the proceedings before the Mayor yesterday morning will be found below: Fanny Lewis, a free negro, arrested some time since on the charge of harboring Peter, a slave of Neil McCurdy, and aiding him to make his escape from his master, was sent on to the Hustings Court for further examination. This case had a hearing some days since, but his Honor deferred his decision in order that the counsel for the accused could obtain a material witness; but the witness failing to appear yesterday, he was willing to rest the fate of his client upon the testimony for the Commonwealth, which had already been elicited; whereupon the matter was immediately disposed of as above stated. The charge of stealing a lot of jewelry and money from Mrs. Lucy A. Miller, preferred against Thomas, slave of Talbott & Brother, partially heard on Tuesday by his Honor, and deferred till yesterday, was again continued. Michael Sullivan and Monteith, two white boys of ve
Hustings Court, yesterday. --Upon the opening of this court yesterday, a preamble and resolutions, presented by the Commonwealth's Attorney, was adopted in honor of the remains of General John H. Morgan. [They will be found above.] J. N. Hoeffich, charged with the murder of a negro boy in his employ, was arraigned for examination; but, on account of the absence of important witnesses, the case was postponed till the next term. In the case of Fanny Lewis, charged with a misdemeanor, a fieri facias was awarded. John Ferguson and William Snellings, charged with exhibiting the game of fare, were required to give security in the sum of $5,000 each for their appearance at the next term. Wilcher A. Morris, indicted for stealing two hundred and twenty dollars in Confederate States notes, was tried and acquitted. Charles Kennedy and Thomas L. Crouch, charged with retailing ardent spirits at their saloon at the corner of Tenth and Main streets, were fined sixty d