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The Daily Dispatch: October 29, 1861., [Electronic resource], Campston against the
Whipping another man's Negro. --Richard H. Barnes appeared before the Mayor yesterday to answer a charge of making an assault on a negro named Jacob, slave of Jos. Adams. The affair originated in a controversy about some shinplasters purporting to have been issued by the People's Saving Bank, which the negro offered in pay for a bag of shot. Contradictory testimony was introduced, and the Mayor thought proper to continue the case with a view to procure the attendance of other witnesses. Shinplasters may be said to be the root of all evil.
Assaults. --The case of Richard H. Barnes, charged with making an assault upon Jacob, slave of Joseph Adams, was yesterday sent to the Grand Jury by the Mayor. A similar disposition was made of the case of James Eddins, charged with assaulting Lewis Daill. Eddins said that he was provoked to the assault by a gross insult to his wife, but this having occurred in the county of Henrico, no evidence of the fact was produced.
The Daily Dispatch: November 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], Runaway.
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The drying room of the Vancluse Factory, Graniteville, S. C., was destroyed by fire on Sunday morning. The fire caught from the stove.--Loss about $20,600. Mrs. Dr. T. Diliard, of Burke county, Ga., 1(s) making a substitute for gunny bagging. It consists of the inner bark of the poplar, our of which the filling is made, and of cotton warps. Joseph Adams, of Petersburg, of company K. 12th Virginia regiment, was executed in General Lee's army on the 10th for misbehavior before the enemy. Major-Gen. Pickett and his wife were overturned in a carriage near Petersburg, Va., on Friday, the lady being slightly injured. A deserter named Samuel Webb, was shot and killed a few days since in Franklin county, Va., by one of the Provost Guard of the county. An arresian well near Cahaba, Ala., yields eight hundred gallons of water per minute. It once yielded seventeen hundred gallons per minute. The grand jury of Muscogee county, Ga., have assessed $60,000 this
The Daily Dispatch: August 6, 1864., [Electronic resource], Stealing money. (search)
Stealing money. --A white boy named Joseph Adams was yesterday arrested, charged with stealing $163 in Confederate States Treasury notes from Catherine Ochse. The theft was committed in the First Market yesterday morning, and after a chase of several squares he was captured near the Central Depot, and the money found on his person.