From the Richmond Dispatch, 4/13/1863, p. 1, c. 6

Mayor’s Court – Saturday the Mayor disposed of the following cases:

Henry, slave of Mrs. Myers, having in his possession a piece of bacon stolen from the pocketbook Lynchburg, was ordered 25 lashes.

Frances Kelley, charged with unlawfully and by violence taking from the store of Pollard & Walker, Cary street, a quantity of bacon, was sent on to the Hastings Court to be tried for misdemeanor.

James O. Leary, charged with getting drunk and lying on one of the seats at the Theatre, was sent to Castle Thunder to be returned to his regiment.

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