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Selling shucks. --On Saturday morning last, a negro fellow, owned by James Poindexter, of Henrico, sold a load of shucks, which had in them five hundred and fifteen pounds of wood. Mr. James P. Tyler, Assistant Clerk at the Second Market, attempted to arrest him, but the negro escaped from him, leaving behind his team and its load, which was taken possession of by Mr. T.
The Legislature. The Senate, on Saturday, passed a bill authorizing the County Courts, &c., to arm the Militia and provide means therefore. The report of the Joint Committee on Federal Relations was amended and agreed to. Ex-President Tyler, Hon. Wm. C. Rives, Judge J. W. Brockenbrough, Hons. Geo. W. Summers and J. A. Seddon, were appointed Commissioners to visit Washington to confer with others from sister States. Ex-President Tyler was appointed a Commissioner to the President, and JuEx-President Tyler was appointed a Commissioner to the President, and Judge John Robertson Commissioner to South Carolina, to request them to abstain, during the pendency of negotiations, from all acts calculated to produce a collision. Bills were reported authorizing the Northwestern Bank of Virginia to establish an agency in Richmond, and the Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad Company to construct a branch and increase its capital stock; also, a bill to provide for taking the sense of the people of Henrico upon giving the County Court authority to raise money for ar
bre. It was proved that the parties in question, who are said to be the offspring of the elite of the city, were in the habit of throwing stones at people, threatening to cut them with knives when spoken to, playing bandy in the streets, throwing snow-balls, breaking windows, and being "sassy" generally. The testimony showed that the boys were noted for doing pretty much as they pleased, and had earned a local reputation admirably adapted to that insanely reckless course of conduct. Mr. James P. Tyler and others had never before seen similar specimens of the juvenile portion of the community.--The Mayor said the schoolmaster had perfect control over his pupils in or out of school, and the conduct complained of must be stopped, or each one of the urchins guilty of offence would be required to appear before him, by compulsory summons, to answer for "deeds done in the body. " The teacher modestly suggested that the boys were beyond his control when they passed the school-house door. T
The Daily Dispatch: January 2, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Massachusetts Personal Liberty bill. (search)
For Hire --In a private family, a No. 1 Seamstress and Chambermaid, of as good a character as any servant in Richmond, and to get her a good home the hire will not be high. Apply to James P. Tyler, At the New Market. ja 2--3t*
The Daily Dispatch: January 3, 1861., [Electronic resource], Speech of U. S. Senator Benjamin on the Crisis. (search)
Arrived, Schr.Geo. V. Scott, Parker, Norfolk, mdze., W. D. Colquitt & Co. Sailed. Schr.Chas. A. Heckscher, Stubbs, down the river, light, to load for New York, W. D. Colquitt & Co. Schr.Geo. Franklin, Tyler, down the river, light.
Foy Hire --In a private family, a No. 1 Seamstress and Chambermaid, of as good a character as any servant in Richmond and to get her a good home the hire will not be high. Apply to James P. Tyler. At the New Market ja 2--3t*
First Market, $1,400; Clerk of the Second Market, $1,300; 1st Day Police Officer, $1,200; ten others, $1,000 each; Captain of the Night Watch, $1,200; three Lieutenants, $1,000 each; Night Watch, each $2.50 per night; Engineer Cities Steam- Engine, $1,000; Fireman, $700; Ostler, $700. The Council passed a resolution allowing Cox & Brother and Boyle & Gamble to get each two loads of coke from the City Gas Works per week, on paying therefore thirty cents per bushel. The bonds of James P. Tyler, Clerk of the 2d Market, and of Samuel Ellis, Clerk of the 1st Market, were submitted and the security approved. Mr. Scott offered a resolution that the Committee on Finance be instructed to inquire into the expediency of increasing the percentage allowed the City Collector. A resolution was adopted appointing a committee to make arrangements to receive and distribute the salt received from the State agent, and authorizing the President of the Council to draw upon the Auditor f
g a bag of corn from Frank Kessier, another boy, was partially heard on the merits of the case, which was afterwards continued until Tuesday for further proof. Harman Raby, living near the New Market, was arraigned at the suggestion of Mr. James P. Tyler, Clerk of said Market, for violating the provisions of one of the city ordinances, by buying from C. B. McNeal and S. D. Motherhead 300 wild ducks, 100 gallons of oysters, 60 pounds of fresh butter, a lot of eggs and dressed chickens, the whole of the value of $600, with intent to forestall the market. Mr. Tyler seized all of the articles named after the delivery and before they had been paid for. Raby was required to give $300 security for his appearance before the Hustings Court on the second Monday in February, to answer the charge of engrossing, regrading, and forestalling, to the damage of the citizens. He was also summoned to attend Court Tuesday, to see what further action should be had. The Mayor did not order the
The Daily Dispatch: March 14, 1863., [Electronic resource], A Federal account of the position of Matters in Banks's army at Baton Rouge. (search)
ailing it to the citizens. The act of the country people, which was intended to enure to the benefit of the town people, was thus made to work injury to them. The existing state of things was made known to the Mayor, a few weeks since, by Mr. Jas. P. Tyler, clerk of the Second Market who thereupon received instructions from His Honor to report any case where a butcher had engaged in the traffic. Yesterday Mr. N. L. Greer, a butcher is the 2d Market bought two fine sides of beef and hung hem up at his shall when they were immediately seized by Mr. Tyler and carried to the police office. Green protested that he bought the meat for his own use; but the Mayor, disregarding their decided that no butcher could buy up, to sell again, any slaughtered meat, of whatever kind, brought to this city. He fined Mr. Green $5 for violating the ordinance forbidding but ketering and also confiscated the two sides of beef which were afterwards sold by the Clerk for $132 and the proceeds paid into
The Daily Dispatch: May 14, 1863., [Electronic resource], List of Casualties in the battle near Fredericksburg. (search)
on the 5th day of May, and by force taking from him one pistol, valued at $50, and $25 in C. S. notes; Henry Chadwell, for stealing a horse, valued at $100, on the 2d of May, from William S. Kemper; Edward Murphy, for entering, in the night time of the 21st of April, the storehouse of Walter D. Blair & Co., and stealing a lot of groceries, including 15 lbs. of tea, valued at $80. Frances Hueston was examined for receiving, on the 25th of April, several pieces of jewelry, stolen from James P. Tyler, and was acquitted; also, Patrick Jacobs, for having on the 11th December stolen from Morris Levy a gold watch, valued at $80, and Cornelius McNemara, for having on the 12th of March received certain stolen articles from some person unknown. In this case, the acquittal of the prisoner resulted from an exception taken by his counsel to the certificate of the Mayor sending on the case, which the Court quashed, and discharged the accused. The case of John W. Sartain and Gideon B. Thom
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