From the Richmond Sentinel, 10/12/1864, p. 2

MAYOR’S COURT. - E. C. Rowe and Mark Shoap, stewards on Belle Isle, were charged with embezzling Government grease. The evidence showing that the accused only collected and sold the dirty grease about the Yankee encampment on Belle Isle, which would otherwise have been wasted were discharged.

[remainder of cases were not transcribed]


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