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The Daily Dispatch: February 15, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 16, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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rge was preferred against William Butler and John Bastin, white boys, of stealing fifteen pairs of cotton cards, worth $800, from Wm. Forbes. The evidence implicating these boys with the theft, the Mayor remanded them for examination before the Hustings Court. The charge against Henry, slave of Wright & Ford, of trespassing on the premises of Mrs. Gwathmey, being without a pass, and carrying unlawful weapons, was examined into, and the accused ordered to receive thirty lashes. Emma Slaughter, a free negress, made her appearance to answer the charge of aiding and abetting Robert, slave of Wm. Gibbes, of Lynchburg, to escape to the Yankees.--The Mayor, after patiently listening to a mass of testimony, adjourned further investigation till Wednesday. Albert Bailey, also free, appeared to answer the charge of enticing a slave belonging to William Stagg, of Petersburg, to run away. Ordered to be whipped. Merriweather Quarles, Frederick Miller, and Moses Kaufman, white,