From the Richmond Whig, 7/7/1864, p. 1, c. 4
BAD PLACE BROKEN UP. - Mary E. Vanderlip and Sarah Jane Rose, were yesterday brought before the Mayor on the charge of keeping a disorderly house of ill fame; and, at the same time, John C. Dawson, J. M. Boykin and Holesforth were charged with being found in the said house.
It appeared that Vanderlip and Rose lived in a house in "Highland Row," on Main street, in Rocketts. The neighbors, complaining very much of the character of the house, officers Adams and Bibb visited it on Tuesday evening, when they found the woman and men behaving themselves in a manner calculated to disturb the peace and quiet of the neighborhood.
Mr. Adams stated that the man Dawson was released Penitentiary convict. Boykin and Holesforth were patients from Chimborazo Hospital. The Mayor sent Dawson and the women to jail, and turned the soldiers over to the Provost Marshal.