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The Daily Dispatch: April 3, 1863., [Electronic resource], Interesting letter from a lady in New Orleans. (search)
Assumption of authority. --A man named R. W. Wood, Orderly Sergeant for Mel. Peyton, at Camp Lee, came to the Passport Office on Wednesday evening and represented himself as a Confederate officer, with authority from Col Shields to arrest deserters. Wood, who was partially corned, represented that a man had attempted to knoers. Wood, who was partially corned, represented that a man had attempted to knock him down while in the execution of his duty. On sending an officer with him it was found that he had attempted to knock down somebody himself, who had very properly resisted his assumption of authority. Wood was sent to Camp Lee for punishment. ers. Wood, who was partially corned, represented that a man had attempted to knock him down while in the execution of his duty. On sending an officer with him it was found that he had attempted to knock down somebody himself, who had very properly resisted his assumption of authority. Wood was sent to Camp Lee for punishment.
Ranaway. --From the U. S. lot, Bacon's Quarter Branch, about the 1st of February, two negro men, named Delaware and Ben. Delaware was hired from P M Tabb & Son, and belongs to Mrs Jno Mutter, of Hanover county, and was hired last year to Mr George Turner. He is a sort of bricklayer, and is probably doing job work about the city. He is about 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, copper colored, and about 25 years of age. Ben was hired from W S Phillips, and belongs to King Graves, of Chesterfield county. He is black, about 5 feet 9 or 10 inches high, and about 24 years old. I understand he is a kind of huckster around the markets and the city, which occupation he may now be engaged in. A liberal reward will be paid for the delivery of the above named negroes to me, or confined in any jail in the city, so that they can be procured. W. S Wood, Major and Q M Army Transportation, Bacon's Quarter Branch, Richmond. mh 7--ts