From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/1/1864, p.1, c 5
Burglary. – For the fifth time this year, Capt. Thomas C. Eppes’s blacksmith shop was broken into on Friday night and robbed of about four hundred dollars worth of carriage bolts, besides the lock from his shop door. The Captain is at a loss to understand why this great partiality should be shown him by night thieves and house breakers, and in order to check them in their visits for the future has determined to employ a watchman to guard the premises.