Richmond Dispatch, 5/9/1862

Home
Written Accounts
Photographs
Maps
Hospitals
Prisons
Other Sites
Events
Search
Links

Back • Next

 

From the Richmond Dispatch, 5/9/1862, p. 2, c. 3

Heavy Haul. – A girl named Mary Sullivan, well known formerly for her aptitude for begging, and who lives in Tyler’s Row, at Rocketts, was arrested yesterday evening at her domicil, by Deputy C. S. Marshal Henry Myers, and carried to Capt. Alexander’s office, charged with stealing $1,000 in bank notes from a male visitant to her shanty. She protested her innocence, but was committed to Castle Godwin for examination. It appears that she had been arrested in the morning and conveyed to the Assistant Marshal’s office, and being put temporarily in an upper room, she escaped and made her way home, when she was again hunted up by officer Myers. The girl Mary Sullivan, we believe, has been before the Mayor a number of times for petty delinquencies, and been often in jail.

Page last updated on 01/15/2008