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 - tffce Adai Rxpreaa Robbers Vagi Threstt....
tffce Adai Rxpreaa Robbers Vagi Threstt. Extbioub, Ind., Friday, Aug. 14, 1868. To Os Editors of tkt Cincinnati Enquirer: I prerome yon will bare been advised before tbia reaches you of the action ot the Circuit Court, held at Brown town, Jackson County, Judge Baicx- stxix preeidiag. In the case of the State of Indiana as. Habtkokds and Coxxxaajt. the two parties arrested (or robbing tbe messenger of tha Ada ma Express Company, near Seymour, on the night of tbe 28th of September Mat, The Court eat for criminal easea. and after disposing of in ease ot tbe in re horse- thieves, wbo were convicted and sentenced on the charges against tbem, the esses of HAaratoittie and Coixxbaji were taken up these eases had several timta been continued through the usual technicali ties and machinations of their lawyer, one J. B.. who ia well known aa the lawyer of all the gang belonging to tae Reno crowd. Hammond and Cololkxak are both pupils of the Kno family, whose names are well known in tbe criminal reports ot the Western country. Coxxkbabt pleaded guliiy to the charge against him, and waa sentenced to Imprisonment la the Pen l tec bar y for the term of five year a, and to psy a una of live hundred dollars. Cori.raia was w thing ts take the witness stand and stale ail tbe particulars of ti a transaction, and . repeatedly advised his putni-r (HAMJaovo) to do tbe same; but through the influ ence ot B., tbe attorney, Hammond demanded a con-unoanoe of hia case, which, under the laws ot Indiana, the Judge waa compelled to grant. It la well known that thta attorney has beea in she eoa&denoe ot all these partiee at various tunes, aad has received liberal fees ia their defense. Ibe Yigilaace Com mittee, under tbe adriee of the prominent dux ens of tba county, were willing to await she action of the Court in the oaaee referred to above; but owing to tha delay caused by one of thstr own residents, who has the lives of a family and property at ataka in tbia county, they have again intimated that some further action may be required oa their part. And 1 understand thst a meeting ot the committee ass been called for Saturaay oveniug, aad you may expect some further news from tbia now prominent locauty in a lew days. B. Ths Itymsar Bob aad tht Law. Tbe New-Alb any (lad.) Commercial sire the Grand Jury ol Jacxaoa Couaty, ia that State, bow m sloa ia connection with the Circuit Court at Browns town, win make the most rigorous examination in regard to acts of ths Seymour mob. aad in dict those whom It eaa be ascertained ware engaged ta the recent hangings, tor murder ta the Brat de gree. It wid be rememeered that some four months ago a mob of man broke into the Jail er Franklin, Johnson County, and took therefrom two Drutoners charged with murder aad robbery and them. A number of tbs parsons engaged ta Una outrage have beea indicted for murder bv tna Grand Jar, nf Joanaoa county, sad are now under $10,000 bail each to anawsr ut the Circuit Court.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 17 Aug 1868, Mon,
  3. Page 8

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