From the Richmond Enquirer,
10/29/1862, p. 2, c. 5

THE MAYOR’S COURT. – This Court was intermittently dim and refulgent, on yesterday, with flash toggery, bogus jewelry, ugly women, and all sorts of men.

….Daniel, a slave, was ordered twenty-five lashes for stealing a round of beef belonging to the Grant Hospital.

[remainder of cases not transcribed.]


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