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and leaden balls." were arraigned for examination, Messrs. W. W. Crump and Edward Y. Cannon appearing as counsel. The Court, after hearing the evidence, discharged Sheridan from further prosecution, and remanded Slater for final trial. Joseph Keller, charged with breaking into the drug more of Dove & Co. and stealing $5.56 and $3.40 worth of postage stamps, on the 15th day of December, was examined and remanded for final trial. Henry, a slave, the property of Bernard Peyton; Ephraim, the property of Harriet Kellum; and Jack, the property of J. H. F. Mayo, were tried for stealing a trunk containing money and clothing belonging to Peter H. Anderson. Jack was convicted and sentenced to receive nine and thirty lashes, and the others were discharged. Beverly Randolph, a free negro, charged with the murder of a fellow-apprentice named John Henry Ashby, was tried and acquitted. No other business of importance was transacted. The Court meets again to-day at 11 o'clock.
d to the left for the purpose of charging their batteries which the enemy no sooner saw, when they spiked their two batteries, and run helter-skelter, through the town and down the road to the Maryland shore, a distance of six miles, a portion of Ashby's cavalry in hot pursuit, and the infantry and artillery following rapidly after; but so swift-footed were their movements, that our cavalry did not reach them until they got to the banks of the Potomac, where they had got in ambush, and as our cRailroad directly in front of us, half a mile distant, with the pretty little town of Hancock on the opposite shore, in Maryland, where the enemy in considerable force were quartered. Gen. Jackson, early in the morning, sent a flag of truce by Col. Ashby, to the authorities of the town, notifying the inhabitants to vacate the place, as he intended to bombard it, and gave them two hours to do so. Our batteries were then placed in position, the remainder of the force being still in the rear, exce