From the Richmond Enquirer, 8/25/1862, p. 1, c. 5
MAYOR’S COURT. – The Mayor was afflicted with but a slight
attack of insignificant cases, on Saturday, the entire consisting of three
darkey cases for offenses common to the color. Milly, a slave of Mrs. Agnes
Bigelow, was ordered ten lashes for having no pass and trespassing upon Mrs. E.
Hancock. Lucy, a slave of W. H. Leech, was ordered ten for trespassing on the
property of Mrs. E. Taylor. Milton, a slave, was ordered fifteen for stealing
two surgical instruments belonging to Dr. C. B. Gibson.
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