From the Richmond Dispatch, 4/20/1863, p. 1, c. 5
Hustings Court, Saturday.-A number of cases were disposed of by this Court on Saturday, a summary of which we subjoin:
Richard Copeland, indicted for misdemeanor in exhibiting the game of faro, was called for trial, and not responding, his recognizance ($1,000) was declared forfeited.
Ann Thomas was tried by jury for keeping an ill-governed and disorderly house, and fined $50.-The Court sent her to jail for three months.
Mary Vanderlip was tried for committing perjury, found guilty, fined $5, and sent to jail for one year.
William Sullivan, charged with breaking into John O. Shafer’s tailor shop and stealing a large quantity of goods, was examined, and sent on for trial before Judge Lyons.
Carter, slave of B A Cocke, was tried and found guilty of stealing sundry Confederate Treasury notes from Lawrence Burns, and ordered thirty nine lashes.
An indictment against Mrs. Vanderlip, for discharging a loaded pistol at Owen Riley, in Broad street, was, with the consent of the Court, dismissed by the prosecuting Attorney by the entry of a nolle prosequi.