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charge of treasonable correspondence, was renewed before Confederate Commissioner Watson; Mr. P. H. Aylett representing the Government in the prosecution, and Messrs. Lyons and Randolph appearing for the defence. The principal part of the testimony turned upon establishing the handwriting of Phillips, comparing a book in posstective Cashmeyer. These letters and papers Mr. Aylett desired to introduce to establish the character of said Phillips, and to prove his loyalty to the South. Mr. Lyons opposed the admission of these letters as testimony. He made no objection to the introduction of the letters to prove the handwriting of Phillips. Geo. F. ps, but had not that familiarity with his handwriting that would enable him to distinguish it when presented. This concluded the testimony in the case, when Mr. Lyons, counsel for the defence, asked the discharge of Mrs. Allan upon the ground that the evidence submitted in the case failed utterly to prove that the letter signe
The Daily Dispatch: February 20, 1864., [Electronic resource], Suspension of the writ of habeas corpus. (search)
rged with conniving at the escape from his owner of William, the property of James Lyons. Mr. Lyons testified that Wilson, whose wife is owned by him, had been in tMr. Lyons testified that Wilson, whose wife is owned by him, had been in the habit of visiting his premises. Up to a very recent date he had looked upon him as an honest, worthy negro; but, a short time since his servant boy William had rmed officer Griffin of the fact that he knew where he was, but would not tell Mr. Lyons, as he had been treated badly by him. Mr. Lyons had endeavored on one, or twoMr. Lyons had endeavored on one, or two occasions to induce the prisoner to tell him where his runaway servant could be found, but had been unable to gain any satisfactory information concerning him. Sincy been endeavoring to injure the standing of his house servants, but that he (Mr. Lyons) had received indubitable evidence implicating the accused as the principal aonly proper way to eject an unprofitable tenant was to make an appeal before Judge Lyons. Benjamin Degroot, presented some time since, on the charge of unlawful
Hustings Court. --Owing to the fact that the presence of Littleton Tazewell, Attorney for the Commonwealth. was required before the Circuit Court yesterday, Judge Lyons's Court was not in session. The trial of criminal cases will be resumed this morning.