From the Richmond Dispatch, 4/27/1864, p. 1, c. 5

A New Trial Granted. – The decision by the Judges of the Court of Appeals in the application of counsel asking for a new trial for Robert S. Forde, tried and convicted before Judge Lyons some time since of the murder of Robert E. Dixon, was rendered yesterday. For reasons set forth it was decided that a new trial should be had, and the prisoner will remain in jail till the time is fixed for his trial before Judge Lyons.

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