From the Richmond Enquirer, 10/29/1862, p. 2, c. 5
THE MAYOR'S COURT. – This Court was intermittently dim and refulgent, on yesterday, with flash toggery, bogus jewelry, ugly women, and all sorts of men.
....Daniel, a slave, was ordered twenty-five lashes for stealing a round of beef belonging to the Grant Hospital.
[remainder of cases not transcribed.]