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The Daily Dispatch: March 12, 1862., [Electronic resource], Martial law. (search)
Miscellaneous cases. --A number of parties were put in "Castle Godwin" yesterday, among them Captain Jas. Leonard, of New York, as a Federal spy.--Philip Helfrick, of Richmond, for selling liquor.--Henry L. Pelouse, Richmond. [Mr. P. is a native of Philadelphia, and was in business here as a type maker. He was among the first to take the oath of allegiance to the C. S. A. The grounds of arrest we are not advised of.]--Wm Read, a citizen of Prince George county, was arrested on suspicion of disloyalty.--Officer Goodrich succeeded yesterday, in Petersburg, Va., at the Bolingbrook Hotel, in getting possession of the baggage of George Elam, heretofore arrested for counterfeiting Confederate States Treasury notes, and on searching found $696 worth of ten-dollar notes already signed, and a $1,080 not signed; also, the ink and other articles and implements used in perpetrating the fraud.--Five men are now under arrest for robbing the Treasury Department.--Wm. A. Monoure, Second Auditor
The Daily Dispatch: may 5, 1862., [Electronic resource], An Agreeable rebellion. (search)
Arrest of a Lunatic. "A man calling himself C. C. Lee, and hailing from Prince George county, advertised in the newspapers on Saturday his intention of delivering a religious lecture or discourse on the Capitol Square on Sunday. It seems he did so, but afterwards proceeded to get off, at the base of the Washington Monument, something in favor of the reconstruction of the Union. This being a subject on which debate is inadmissible, the orator was taken in custody by Capt. Macubbin, who deposited him in Castle Godwin. When carried there Lee asked to be put in a room will the word subjects, as he wished to correct them. His wish was granted.
Pardoned. --A man named Edward Dunnavant was pardoned and released from the Penitentiary on Friday by Gov. Letcher. Dunnavant was tried before Judge Nash about four years since in the Circuit Court of Prince George county, and sent up for six years for burglary and larceny. The exploits of Dunnavant, at the time of their occurrence, created a considerable excitement in the region round about Petersburg, where the prisoner and his exploits were familiar to the old-fashioned people of that locality.
The Daily Dispatch: may 29, 1862., [Electronic resource], Important from
The Daily Dispatch: June 25, 1862., [Electronic resource], Death of a brave man. (search)
Death of a brave man. Capt. Jame B. Brower, of the Nansemond Cavelry, died at the residence of his brother in Prince George county, a few days since. He had been in command of this spirited envalry company for nearly a year, and had performed much service in the vicinity of Pertamouth and the Albemarie region of North Carolina. His very name was a terror to the Yankees and Union men in the vicinity of Edenton and Elizabeth City. He was a brave man. When his bealth failed he resigned his commond and yielded to death. Capt. Brewer leaves an interesting family at Suffolk.
Negroes for sale. --Twenty-five or thirty likely negroes, women and children, in families, just from the country. Apply to me, at the Rolling brook Hotel, Petersburg, or to Mr. Reuben Ragland, alse of Petersburg. I want to Hire, on my Coggins' Point Farm, in Prince George county, Wheat Cutters, Dinders and Shockers. The highest prices will be given; or I will give one-half the crop — supposed 5,000 bushels, for cutting and threshing the other half, and delivering it in the city of Petersburg. je 27--2t* R Ruffin, Jr.
Negroes for sale. --Twenty-five or thirty likely Negroes, women and children, in families, just from the country. Apply to me, at the Bollingbrook Hotel, Petersburg, or to Mr. Reuben Ragland, also of Petersburg. I want to Hire, on my Coggins' Point Farm, in Prince George county, Wheat Cutters, Dinders and Shockers. The highest prices will be given; or I will give one-half the crop — supposed 5,000 bushels, for cutting and threshing the other half, and delivering it in the city of Petersburg. je 27--2t* E. Ruffin, Jr.
The Daily Dispatch: August 2, 1862., [Electronic resource],
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