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The Daily Dispatch: February 7, 1862., [Electronic resource] 16 0 Browse Search
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Called Court --A Called Court of Hustings, consisting of Aldermen Timberlake, Smith, Bray, Anderson, Lipscomb, and Binford, assembled yesterday, at 11 o'clock, at the City Hall, to examine John Hagan for alleged extortion in the matter of obtaining money from Jas. Evans. The warrant of Recorder Caskie, selling the Court, states "that John Hagan, on 2d of January, in said city, (of Richmond,) feloniously by false pretences, then and there made by him to one James Evans; that he, the said John Hagan, was then and there a public officer, authorized by law to procure free negroes to work on the batteries and fortifications then being erected for the defence of the city of Richmond, and to accept substitutes to work in the place of the said free negroes, and to compound with said free negroes for their labor on said batteries and fortifications, by receiving money from them in place of said labor, did obtain from the said James Evans the sum of forty dollars with intent to defraud."
Dismissed. --James McGee and Celia Smith were summoned before the Mayor yesterday for assaulting R. F. Durand, and the latter for assaulting Celia Smith. Mr. Durand had, it appeared, become enamored of the charms of Miss Smith, and demonstrated his affection by buying a lot Miss Smith, and demonstrated his affection by buying a lot of furniture and installing her as proprietress of a house on Virginia street. The "green- eyed monster" put in an appearance shortly after thas concluded. Prior, however, to an open estrangement, Durand gave Smith a writing in Spanish, authorizing her to assume the ownership of ceatter forcibly entered the domicil and removed some of the future. Smith finding out what had been done, procured the presence of McGee and had hired the house for their accommodation, with the privilege to Smith of also staying there. This she denied, stating that D. had set hefor him to see what description of house was intended to be kept by Smith, and that it was a matter of surprise that it should be so, remembe