From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/24/1864, p.1, c. 6

Robbery. – Simeon Christian’s store, on Eighteenth street, at the foot of Strecker’s Hill, was forcibly entered on Monday night and robbed of a few pounds of sugar, some tea, and about forty dollars in money, which had been left in the drawer. The thief, whoever he was, left behind a small hatchet and a chisel, which instruments it is supposed were used in prizing open the entrance to the store

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