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The Daily Dispatch: January 24, 1861., [Electronic resource], Horrible Affair (search)
The Daily Dispatch: January 25, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National crisis. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 9, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National Crisis. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: November 17, 1863., [Electronic resource], Attempt to cross the
Rapidan — the enemy driven back. (search)
M. Krakar, upon the the charge of giving false lists to the Collector of the War Taxes in his district, was examined on yesterday before Alex. H. Sands, a commissioner appointed for that purpose. The accused appeared by Messrs. W. W. Crump and G. A. Myers, his counsel. Pleasant Gentry, Deputy Collector, testified that he called on Krakar, who keeps two stores, on the 23d of October last for his lists, when two lists were furnished him; one of them being for $600; the amount of the other he could not recollect; that he thereupon carried the papers to the office of Mr. C. J. Sinton, the Collector; that he afterwards called upon Krakar again, and he furnished him with a list to the amount of $1,350, which he afterwards increased to $1,560; that upon suspicion of foul play in the returns given, Krakar was arrested.--Several other witnesses were examined, whose testimony corroborated that of the first witness, showing that the suspicious of the Collector were well founded. The acc
The Daily Dispatch: January 20, 1864., [Electronic resource], From the
army of Northern Virginia (search)
Before Commissioner Sands --N. A. Bernstein, charged with uttering and employing a passport to which Maj. Griswold's name had been forged, was examined on yesterday before Alex. H. Sands, one of the Commissioners of the C. S. District Court, and sent on for indictment by the the Grand Jury.--The prisoner was balled in the sum of $3,000 for his appearance. The circumstances of the case are these: Bernstein was stopped by the guard at Piping Tree Ferry, on his way to Westmoreland, and hAlex. H. Sands, one of the Commissioners of the C. S. District Court, and sent on for indictment by the the Grand Jury.--The prisoner was balled in the sum of $3,000 for his appearance. The circumstances of the case are these: Bernstein was stopped by the guard at Piping Tree Ferry, on his way to Westmoreland, and his passport was demanded. The orders of the guard were to let no one pass without Gen. Elzey's permission. The guard stopped B., who had only Major Griswold's pass — B. then offered the sentinel $50 in State money to let him pass, which bribe he accepted, and then arrested and sent him to Richmond. Bernstein said he got the passport from a Jew named Jacobs; that he paid him $600 for it, which was what Jacobs asked. The police are after Jacobs.
The Daily Dispatch: March 14, 1864., [Electronic resource], Admitted to bail. (search)
Admitted to bail. --George W. Lurty, arrested some time since, charged with aiding to obtain money from the Government on forged orders claiming remuneration for horses lost in the military service, and who had been sent on by Commissioner Sands for indictment by the grand Jury of the C. S. District Court has been admitted to bail and released from confinement. We learn that the offence which he has been guilty of has been decided to be simply a misdemeanor, and the bail required of him, which was originally set down at $8,000, was reduced to the sum of $3,000.
The Daily Dispatch: July 1, 1864., [Electronic resource], The bombardment of
Fort Sumter. (search)
Conviction of Irvine. --The trial of James M. D. Irvine, indicted for forging the name of George W Finley to an order for commutation of raucous and drawing the amount from Captain John H Wayt, Confederate States paymaster, consumed the whole time of Judge Lyons's Court yesterday — for the defence Messrs. John S. Caskie and Alex. H. Sands, and Littleton Tazewell for the Commonwealth. At half-past 7 o'clock the argument for the prosecution closed, and the case was submitted to the jury, who, after a retirement of three quarters of an hour, returned into Court with a verdict of guilty, assessing his punishment at two years confinement in the penitentiary, but unanimously recommending him for Executive clemency.