From the Richmond Dispatch, 10/25/1861, p. 2, c. 3

Mayor's Court. – The docket yesterday was brief and speedily disposed of. Not a "drunk" was on the morning benches, which we record as an encouraging fact. George, slave of Wm. Greanor, and John, slave of John Minor Botts, were acquitted of a charge of stealing $25 from a sick soldier. [remainder of cases not transcribed]

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