From the Richmond Dispatch, 11/19/1862, p. 1, c. 5

Hustings Court—Tuesday, Nov. 18th.—Present: Hon. Wm. H. Lyons, Judge, and Littleton Tazewell, Esq., Commonwealth's Attorney.

... James W. Wood, indicted for stealing $175 and a gold watch from John S. Cook, at the Spotswood House, was next put on trial. The evidence showed that Wood was found in Cook's room, and that chase being made after him he was finally overhauled in the entry fronting on Main street, to which he had retreated. The money and watch belonging to Cook were found on his person. The arrest was effected by George W. Clackner, late detective in Major Griswold's office, who was the principal witness for the Commonwealth. Verdict guilty, and four years in the penitentiary.

[remainder of cases were not transcribed]

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