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The Daily Dispatch: March 27, 1863., [Electronic resource], Yankee Vandalism. (search)
City Council. --A called meeting of this body was held at the City Hall, at 4 o'clock, yesterday. -- Present: Messrs Saunder, Wynne, Burr, Hill, Glazebrook Haskins, Apps, Scott, Griffin, Richardson, Grattan, and Denoon. Mr. Hill reported that, acting under orders of the Council the committee of which he was chair man haMr. Hill reported that, acting under orders of the Council the committee of which he was chair man had given to the soldiers all the tents they called for, and sold the balance for $885.50 which amount they had paid over to the Chamberlain. Mr. Eppa presented the petition of a number of draymen to the City Council for an increase of their charges, which was referred to the appropriate committee. An ordinance was passed
on any offender against the laws, except to hold in custody for trial.
There must be a jury will in all cases of imprisonment, and the important question is whether there is any provision in the quarter for a jury trail under such ordinance as the Council may pass in this case.
On motion of Mr. Hill, the Council adjourned.