hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 691 results in 258 document sections:

... 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
Three hundred Dollars reward --Will be paid for the apprehension of my boy Billy. He is a mulatto of delicate frame and slightly swelling face. He is a good cook. I think it not improbable that he has gone to South Carolina, where his father resides with the Rev. Mr. Reynolds. James Lyons. [je 25--3t*]
Convicted. --Sydney Wicker, indicted for the murder of Gen. P. Wright, alias Doyle, has been tried before Judge Lyons, of the Husting Court, found guilty, by the jury, and his term of punishment ascertained at seven years in the penitentiary. Gen. Marshall, his counsel, will argue his motion to set aside the verdict to-day.
Suburban Robberies are now of nightly occurrence, and can only be prevented by the establishment of a county police. A few sights since the stable of Mr. James Lyons, on the Brook road, was entered for the third time and all his harness stolen. The County Court ought to establish a patrol on the suburbs to prevent these continuous depredations.
ing himself of an alleged charge of contempt of the mandate of the Court in the case of the eight citizens of Rockingham county, Va., arrested for harboring deserters from the C. S. army, and aiding them to escape into the Yankee lines. Hon. James Lyons, as counsel for Alexander, read the sworn declaration of his client that he had committed no intentional contempt of the Court, and that he had detained the prisoners in question in consequence of a General Order of his official superior prorder from Gen. Winder in addition to his written statement, Capt. Alexander also declared orally that be entertained the most profound respect for the Court, and would rather cut off his right arm than commit an intentional contempt of it. Mr. Lyons addressed the Court in behalf of his client, stating that Capt. Alexander was a soldier, unfamiliar with legal proceedings, and that his whole demeanor and language rendered it evident that if, in obeying the orders of his superior officer, he
States Congress. The House, Saturday, was opened with prayer by Rev. Dr. Moore. The following Special Committees were announced:--Committee on the Currency and Taration, Messrs. Boyce of S. C., Conrad of La., Jones of Tenn., Baldwin and Lyons of Va, Bridgers of N. C., and Gray of Texas. Committee on Illegal Seizures, &c., Messrs. Foote of Tenn., Clopton of Ala., Hartridge of Ga., Ashe of N. C. and Funsten, of Va. Mr. Dargan, of Ala., presented a bill amendatory of the act in rel. Mr. Perkins, of La., offered a resolution requesting the President to furnish the House with the names of all soldiers who have been noticed by their commanding officers for gallantry in action, and who have been promoted therefore. Mr. Lyons, of Va., offered a resolution requesting the Secretary of the Treasury to furnish the House with a statement of the value of the taxable property in the Confederate States, upon the basis of the census of 1860. On motion of Mr. Boyce, two
Examination Postponed. --Yesterday morning was the time specified for the examination before Commissioner Wm. F. Watson of Mrs. Patterson Allen, charged with having used treasonable language in her correspondence with persons at the North, some months since. At a few minutes past 12 o'clock Mrs. Allen, who was neatly attired in a plain black silk dress and closely veiled, entered the Court-room, leaning upon the arm of her husband — her counsel, Hon. Jas. Lyons and Gen. Geo. W. Randolph, arriving a few minutes afterwards. About half-past 12 o'clock the names of the following witnesses were called: Gen. John H. Winder, Capt. Philip Cashmeyer, Dr. Erasmus Powell, Rev. Moses D. Hoge and lady, James P. Duval,--Flegenhelmer, and Wm. Burns; all of whom were present except Mrs. Hoge and Wm. Burns. P. H. Alylett, Esq., Confederate States prosecutor, then announced that, as Burns was a most important witness in the case, it would be almost impossible to proceed without him, and he desi
d the case of Jas. M. D. Irvine, charged with obtaining money from Paymaster Wayt, by the false pretence that he was George W. Finley, pf the 44th Virginia regiment. After hearing the evidence, the prisoner was remanded for final trial before Judge Lyons in February next, and the Court refused him ball. Edward J. Forbes, sent on by the Court for being engaged in a forgery, gave ball for his appearance in February next in the sum of $1,000. Henry MeLgod, charged with stealing $500 froWayt, by the false pretence that he was George W. Finley, pf the 44th Virginia regiment. After hearing the evidence, the prisoner was remanded for final trial before Judge Lyons in February next, and the Court refused him ball. Edward J. Forbes, sent on by the Court for being engaged in a forgery, gave ball for his appearance in February next in the sum of $1,000. Henry MeLgod, charged with stealing $500 from Wm A. Whitaker. was examined and sent an to be tried before Judge Lyons.
y-General concerning additional estimates for the departments of justice. Mr. Read, of Ky., introduced a bill to provide rations of tobacco for the army and navy of the Confederate States, which was referred to the Military Committee. Mr. Lyons, of Va., presented a petition of the clerks of the departments in Richmond praying an increase of compensation. Referred to the Committee on Claims. The Judiciary Committee reported back the bill to secure responsibility on the part of certain public officers, and to guard against the continued mal-administration of public affairs in disregard of deliberate and well-ascertained public sentiment, and the bill was laid upon the table and the committee discharged. Mr. Lyons, of Va., offered a resolution that the Committee on Military Affairs inquire whether fines have been illegally imposed on citizens not in the army, and the property of such persons illegally confiscated by Military Courts in the city of Richmond or elsewhe
the court room. Mrs. Allan was accompanied by her husband, and during the progress of the trial remained with her features entirely obscured behind a thick brown veil. P. H. Aylett, Esq., C. S. Attorney, appeared for the Government, and the Hon. James Lyons and Gen. George W. Randolph acted as her counsel. The names of the witnesses were then called over, all of whom answered to their names. Dr. Erasmus Powell was first examined, and testified that he had been acquainted with Mrs. Allaner through the lines, this witness refused to do so, unless compelled by the Government, as he (the blockade runner) was an agent for the Confederate States, and it might be to the disadvantage of the Government for his name to be made public. Mr. Lyons made an earnest appeal to the Commissioner to make the witness answer his question, as it was material to the defence to know who he was. He thought it an outrage, when a lady's liberty, and perhaps life, was at stake, that a gambler could come
sentenced to receive 39 lashes. Chas. Rose, charged with being engaged with the above negroes, in stealing flour, was examined and sent on for trial before Judge Lyons. Jeremiah Tibets, charged with entering the store-house of Smith, Lipscomb & Co., on the night of the 3d of December, and stealing one $20 note, was examintore-house of Smith, Lipscomb & Co., on the night of the 3d of December, and stealing one $20 note, was examined and remanded for trial before Judge Lyons. Tibets is a paroled Yankee prisoner. George Wise, stealing a gold watch of Geo D. Wootton, on the 5th inst., was examined and sent on for final trial before Judge Lyons. tore-house of Smith, Lipscomb & Co., on the night of the 3d of December, and stealing one $20 note, was examined and remanded for trial before Judge Lyons. Tibets is a paroled Yankee prisoner. George Wise, stealing a gold watch of Geo D. Wootton, on the 5th inst., was examined and sent on for final trial before Judge Lyons.
... 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26