Richmond Dispatch, 4/17/1862

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From the Richmond Dispatch, 4/17/1862, p. 2, c. 4

Butter Seized. – A grocer was found yesterday by the Chief of the Marshal’s police selling butter for 75 cents per pound. The prescribed price being 50 cents, the article (100 pounds) was seized, and sent to the Chimborazo Hospital for the benefit of the sick soldiers there. The avaricious grocer was served right.

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