Source: The Baltimore Sun, Aug. 6, 1846
Charge of Malicious Destruction--Elizabeth Klein and a little girl named Anne O'Rourke, were arrested yesterday by officers Zell, Ridgely & Cook, charged with throwing vitriol upon a white dress and other clothing, the property of Eliza Mitchell. On examination before Justice Gray, it was stated by the little girl, that Mrs. Klein told her to throw dirt on the clothes, but afterwards altered her mind, and sent her to buy some vitriol, which she brought in a vial. The clothes were immediately afterwards discovered sprinkled with it. The parties were held to bail for a further hearing.