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The Daily Dispatch: January 11, 1862., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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--The first case called yesterday was that of John Dawson, charged with stealing a watch and chain valued at $50 from a negro belonging to Thos. Stranghn. Alex. Robb, emplyed at the American Hotel, saw the prisoner in the hotel almost every night. On Sunday night the negro boy gave his watch to the night watchman of the house who laid it upon the mantel-piece, and the next-morning it was missing. Capt. Sam Ellis, Clerk of the First Market, testified that on Thursday Mr. Robb and a negro boy came to him and asked him to arrest a man who had stolen a watch, pointing him out at Bosher's corner opposite, in company with another person. There were no police officers about, and he went across, but the persons had left. Robb informed him that the watch had been carried to Williams's, and on going there ascertained that such a watch had been left there for repairs. Told him not to let any one have it. Dawson then passed by the store, and Capt. Ellis went out and arrested him