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The Daily Dispatch: September 20, 1864., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
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Mayor's court. --The docket was an unusually long one on Saturday, and the time occupied was over three hours. The following is a list of the cases: Thomas H. S. Boyd, formerly a captain in the Confederate service, was charged with forging the name J. W. Allison, of Lynchburg, to a receipt for one year's house rent, amounting to $1,300, and obtaining $975 from Philip Whitlock under false pretences. The absence of important witnesses induced the Mayor to postpone the matter till this morning. Mrs. Elizabeth Totty was charged with unlawfully harboring and concealing Emeline, a runaway slave of Edward Vickers. Emeline absented herself from home for upwards of two weeks, and when first heard of was found at the house of Mrs. Totty, where she had been regularly staying ever since she left her owner. Mrs. Totty readily surrendered Emeline's clothes to her mistress, and stated that the negro came to her house, as a free woman, in search of a place as washer and ironer. On