From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/29/1864, p.1, c. 6

Police Arrests. – The following parties have been arrested and committed to the cage since Saturday morning: Ruben, slave of Thomas Branch, charged with stealing a silver teapot, valued at $100, and a ham of bacon, valued at $50, the property of Emma Cummings; James Dunn, a white man, charged with stealing iron from the Petersburg railroad depot, and Davy, slave of John R. Harris, arrested as a suspicious character.

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