From the Richmond Dispatch, 3/10/1862, p. 2, c. 3
Threats against a Witness. – Wm. Carson, an operative at the Tredegar Iron Works, was carried before the Mayor on Saturday, for threatening to take the life of Ann Beazley for appearing as a witness against Edward Keeling, the latter being charged with a malicious attempt on the life of Fred. Smith, at a house of ill fame in Butchertown. Carson and Keeling both hail from Baltimore. The Mayor required Carson to give $150 security for his good behavior.