From the Richmond Dispatch, 4/20/1863, p. 1, c. 5
Mayor’s Court, Saturday – Benjamin, slave of Sarah J. Ellis, was examined and sent to the Hustings Court for trial for stealing Jno. Carlton’s trunk, containing $100 worth of clothing, $75 in money, and a silver watch.
Thomas Foley, charged with engaging in an unnecessary fight with Tazewell Corr in the street, to the disturbance of the public peace, was examined and acquitted.
Mrs. Elizabeth Cullen was arraigned for receiving a lot of meat, stolen from Mary Broderick, by Jas. Terry and Roddy Corby. The case was continued for additional evidence.
Mrs. H. A. Pomfrey was sent on for trial before Judge Meredith for being engaged in the riot of the 2d of April, and entering Pollard & Walker’s store, on Cary street, and helping herself to a lot of bacon.
Damon, slave of Wm. A. Armistead, was ordered 10 lashes for going about without his pass.
The case of Jesse White, for shooting John J. Andrews, was called up, and continued till Monday. No testimony was given in the case.