Richmond Enquirer, 5/27/1862

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From the Richmond Enquirer, 5/27/1862, p. 1, c. 5

DESCENT ON A RUM-SHOP. - The Provost Marshal having ascertained that there was really such a thing as whiskey in circulation in the vicinity of the Old Market, detailed a squad, on yesterday, to make a descent. They struck upon the rum-shop of Michael Leary, opposite the Vegetable Market, where they “freezed” on to a big demijohn of liquor, took possession of Mike, and lodged both in the C. S. prison for civilians, but in separate apartments – a distinction which Mike was unable to appreciate.

 

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