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Presentments. --The Hustings Court Grand Jury yesterday presented the following persons for keeping ordinaries without licenses viz; Jon. Augustine, J. L. Austin, John P. Ballard, Thos. E. Ballard, Clodomer Burtoz, C. Burging, Jos. H. Crenshaw, (2 cases,) Froman & Anderson, Jno. A. Faris, Patrick Fennesy, Wm. D. Goods, Wm. H. Haymond, Jos. Hulchor, C. Keanzle, R. F. Kirby, F. Link. hauer, Jos. Rankin, B. Shafer, B. W. Totty, F. N. Usher. The following persons were presented for misdemeanors, viz: Chas. Jenkins, Patrick Barnett, Levi Bendicks.
d to answer a presentment made against them by the grand jury at the last term of the court, for negligence in the discharge of their duties, and, by the advice of the court, the attorney for the Commonwealth entered a nolle prosequi in each case. As we were instrumental in bringing these gentlemen before the court, it affords us pleasure to record their acquittal.--A nol. pros. was also entered in each of the cases of E. W. Usher, B. Shafer, Joseph Hulcher, F. Linkhauer, W. H. Haywood. B. W. Totty. --Wm. Byrd, a free negro, charged with stealing $265 in bank notes from E. B. Spence and Wm. Garey, was convicted of the felony, and ordered to be sold into absolute slavery. Lucy Ann Banks and William Pleasants, free, were ordered to be hired out to pay jail fees recently incurred by them.--John A. Faris, presented for keeping an ordinary without license, paid the costs of the same, a nolle prosequi having been entered upon that condition.--Several free negroes were granted new registe
the same year, and for whom, having been exposed for sale according to the requirements of the law, no bids were received. The lists were ordered to be sent to the First Auditor. Luke McKenna, charged with committing a felony by signing B. W. Totty's name, on the 21st of November, to a certain contract, to the effect that said McKenna agreed to make a certain number of grain sacks for the use of the army — say, from ten to 50,000--said Totty's name being forged as endorser for the faithfTotty's name being forged as endorser for the faithful execution of the trust, was led to the bar, and the Court having heard the evidence sent him before Judge Lyons for final trial. The Grand Jury assembled and made presentmetns against the following persons for misdemeanor, viz: John Frost, Michael Mahoney, Granville Montelle, James F. Magee, Michael Sullivan, (two cases.) The indictment against Michael Murphy was returned not a true bill, whereupon he was discharged. Algernon Adams was tried by a jury for misdemeanor, and plea
300 dollars reward. --Runaway, on Sunday night, the 3d inst, about half past 9 o'clock, my servant girl, Louisiana. She is about 15 years old, but very large for her age. She is a bright mulatto, but her hair is not straight. She is very intelligent, and speaks more like a white person than a negro. I will pay the above reward for her apprehension and return to me at the Westham House, Sidney, or secured in any jail so I can get her again. B. W. Totty. [ap 5--6t]
300 dollars reward. --Runaway, on Sunday night, the 3d inst, about half past 9 o'clock, my servant girl, Louisiana. She is about 16 years old, but very large for her age. She is a bright mulatto, but her hair is not straight. She is very intelligent, and speaks more like a white person than a negro. I will pay the above reward for her apprehension and return to me at the Westham House, Sidney, or secured in any jail so I can get her again. B. w. Totty. [ap 5--6t*]
Five hundred dollars Reward. --Ranaway, on Saturday evening, my slave, Jim Washington, formerly the property of B. W. Totty. He is five feet six inches high; jet black; high forehead; flat nose; high cheek bones; big mouth, with a scar on the right eye; stout built. Henry Smith, corner of Cary and Virginia streets. no 15--6t*
Five hundred dollars reward. --Ranaway, on Saturday evening, my slave, Jim Washington, formerly the property of B. W. Totty. He is five feet six inches high; jet black; high forehead; flat nose; high cheek bones; big mouth, with a scar on the right eye; stout built. Henry Smith, corner of Cary and Virginia streets. no 15--6t*
Five Hundred Dollars Reward. --Ranaway, on Saturday evening, my slave, Jim Washington, formerly the property of B. W. Totty. He is five feet six inches high; jet black; high forehead; flat nose; high cheek hones; big mouth, with a car on the right eye; stout built. Henry Smith, corner of Cary and Virginia streets. no 15--6t*
Five Hundred Dollars reward. --Ranaway, on Saturday evening, my slave, Jim Washington, formerly the property of B. W. Totty. He is five feet six inches high; jet black; high forehead; flat nose; high cheek bones; big mouth, with a scar on the right eye; stout built. Henry Smith, Corner of Cary and Virginia streets. no 15--6t*
The Daily Dispatch: November 21, 1864., [Electronic resource], Vice-President Stephens on reconstruction. (search)
Five hundred Dollars Reward. --Ranaway, on Saturday evening, my slave, Jim Washington, formerly the property of B. W. Totty. He is five feet six inches high; jet black; high forehead; flat nose; high cheek bones; big mouth, with a scar on the right eye; stout built. Henry Smith, corner of Cary and Virginia streets. no 15--6t*
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