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Judge Lyons' charge to the Grand Jury. --On the opening of the Hustings Court yesterday, the Grand Jury of Inquest in and for the city of Richmond assembled and were sworn in, to inquire and report on offences committed within the corporation limits. Previous to retiring to their room, Judge Lyons addressed them as follows: Judge Lyons addressed them as follows: The duty which the law imposes upon a Grand Jury are at all times important, and the responsibility for the full and faithful discharge of those duties is, if possible, increased by the circumstances which surround us at present. This community, in common with the whole State, is excited and aroused by the preparations for a
r reward, is giving aid, and therefore committing treason.
Even the attempt to do any of these things, though unsuccessful, will make a man guilty of treason. Judge Lyons"
The Convention, for the more certain prevention and punishment of this and some other crimes, has passed the following Ordinance: "That in addition to the
The Grand Jury of Judge Lyons' Court was adjoined yesterday till Wednesday morning, at 11 o'clock, when cases not already in hand will be sent to them for action.
The Daily Dispatch: may 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], Shooting Affray. (search)
Harvey Wash, James E. Carter, and Franklin Richmond's cases are set for trial to-day before Judge Lyons. It is hoped that all witnesses and jurors in the cases will be in attendance promptly at 11 o'clock, as the Court is anxious to dispose of its business as soon as possible.
The Daily Dispatch: may 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], Stop the
Runaway-- 20 dollars Reward. (search)
Grand Jury Presentments. --The Grand Jury of Judge Lyons' Court yesterday indicted the following persons for felony: John W. Chronister, James E. Carter, (two cases,) James Clendining, Charles Smith, (six cases,) and Franklin Richmond, (two cases.)