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derate States Treasurer, arrested Tuesday evening on the charge of being about to engage in a duel with deadly weapons, were brought before the Mayor to answer the offence. Hon. Humphrey Marshall appeared as counsel for Mr. Elmore, and Hon. Patrick Henry Aylett acted in the same capacity for Mr. Pollard. The Mayor, on calling the case, explained why it was that he had refused on the evening of the arrest to admit Mr. Elmore to bail. He stated that after Mr. Elmore had been taken into custodyLadd as to the locality of the place of meeting, who decided that it was at a point beyond his jurisdiction; whereupon Mr. Elmore was sent to a county justice for examination. This case being disposed of, so far as the Mayor was concerned, Mr. Aylett asked that, as Mr. Pollard's name had not been mentioned in connection with the duel, he might be discharged. This was objected to by his Honor, who stated that upon information received from certain parties he had good reason to believe that
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ted and lodged in Castle Thunder upon the charge of having offered a bribe to a detective connected with the War Office. Charges having been preferred against him, he was about to be tried by one of the military courts, when he objected to its jurisdiction upon the ground that he was a civilian and was entitled to be tried by the civil courts. The military court having decided adversely to his plea, he applied to the Confederate States District Court for a writ of habeas corpus to enable him to have the question of his military status determined. It was elaborately argued by General Marshall that Boyd was a civilian and not subject to the articles of war, whilst it was as strenuously and as elaborately insisted by Mr. Aylett, the district attorney, that although not an enlisted soldier, he was in the performance of military duties, which made him liable to be tried by a military court. The argument of counsel not having been concluded, the case was continued until to-day.