From the Richmond Dispatch, 9/1/1864, p.1, c. 7 

Judge Meredith’s Court. – The argument in the case of Dr. A. E. Peticolas, who resists the legal right of the County Justices to make him testify with regard to the duel recently fought between Mr. John M. Daniel and Mr. E. C. Elmore, was concluded yesterday, both for the defence and the prosecution. At its conclusion, Judge Meredith intimated that it would be some days before he could render his decision, of which time he would give timely notice to the counsel.

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