From the Richmond Whig, 4/18/1865, p. 5, c. 3

ROBBERY AT THE COUNTY JAIL. – Sunday night robbers broke open the county jail, which had been emptied of its inmates, and robbed the place of six bushels of corn, two bushels of peas, one bushel of meal, and about fifty pounds of salted beef, which had been deposited there for greater security by Mr. Daniel E. Gardner, sheriff of Henrico county. The loss is quite a severe one in these times of scarcity and high prices.

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