From the Richmond Dispatch, 9/2/1864, p.1, c. 7 

Mayor’s Court, yesterday – Recorder Caskie presiding. – William D. Boltz, charged with cutting and stabbing with a knife William Morris, was remanded for examination before the Hustings Court; James Kirphey, a soldier from Drewry’s Bluff, charged with drunkenness, disorderly conduct, and resisting the policemen who arrested him, was committed to jail in default of security for his good behavior; the case against William S. Isaacs, charged with stealing a horse valued at two thousand dollars, the property of Lieutenant J. H. Parker, was further postponed till Saturday next in order to give the accused every opportunity to procure witnesses material to his defence; the recognizance of Mary Miller, summoned to answer the charge of using threatening and abusive language towards Carrie Bentley, was declared forfeited, and another subpoena was issued for her appearance this morning; Porteaux, a slave of John Priddy, was ordered to be whipped for stealing flour and bread and going at large; James Hickman, slave of John Clash, charged with selling liquor without a license, was also ordered to be whipped.

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