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The Kentucky free Negro law, which went into operation on the 1st inst., prohibits any free negro coming into the State under severe penalties. Two negroes were arrested at Portland, Kentucky, last week, under this law, but were discharged by Judge Johnson, it appearing that they came into Kentucky prior to the 1st of January. But on Wednesday evening a free man of color, named Jacob Mitchell, from New Albany, was arrested under the law, and lodged in jail. Under the strict letter of the law, he must go to the State Prison.
American fast in Italy. --The 4th of January was observed by the Americans in Florence, according to the President's suggestion, as a day of humiliation and prayer. Divine service was performed by the Rev. Dr. Lyman, of the Episcopal Church, of Penn'a, who is officiating among his countrymen in Florence.
esterday, before Justice Lee, at the County Court-House. The prisoner, who is an old man, sat by his counsel, James Lyons and A. Judson Crane, Esqs., and listened attentively to the testimony, but his countenance betrayed no emotion. It is stated that his health is considerably impaired. John B. Young, Esq., was present, on behalf of the Commonwealth. Two witnesses were examined. who testified substantially as follows: Wm. A. Barnett, sworn.--On the 11th day of the present month, (January,) I was at work for Mr. Taylor, on a new barn, at the farm which he purchased of Bernard. Between 12 and 1 o' clock, Mr. Taylor came up, and was helping me. Later in the evening, Thornton Carter came there. Between 4 and 5 o'clock Joseph Bernard came along, and turned his horse loose in the stable yard.--Taylor said good evening Major Bernard--how are you this evening? Bernard did not return the salutation, but said, did you move that plank from the hog pens? Taylor said he did Bernard a