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The Daily Dispatch: June 28, 1864., [Electronic resource] 9 1 Browse Search
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the testimony the Mayor discharged Mary, but sent Margaret on to the Hustings Court. Mrs. Mary Thornton and her son Thaddeus were charged with breaking into the store of Henry M Jones, and stealrth of sugar, coffee, soap, soda and gun cape. Mr. Jones stated that he could prove that young Thornton had stolen the articles, that they had been found in Mrs. Thornton's house, and that Mrs. T. haMrs. Thornton's house, and that Mrs. T. had sent her son out to sell a part of the stolen goods, knowing at the same time that they were stolen. He further stated that some time since, having discovered that he had been robbed, he lacked and nailed up his back door and gave Mrs. Thornton the key. The door to which she had the key was the one by which entrance was obtained to his store on the night of the last robbery. He could prove a case till his witness could be obtained. The matter was therefore put off till Wednesday. [Mrs. Thornton occupied the upper part of a house on Second street, over Jones's store.] Louisa, slave