ney denied the accusation, and intimated that he had done nothing to Mrs. R. but that which he had been provoked to do. In consideration of the reputation of the parties, the Mayor held them both to security to keep the peace and be of better behavior in future.
Oscar, slave of Peter W. Grubbs, Paul, slave of Robert Meredith, and Charles, slave of Ed. Furneyhough, three very small boys, charged with throwing stones in the street, were turned over to their masters for punishment.
Amanda Boyd, a free negro, was ordered to be whipped for being in the city with Henrico free papers, and permitting Moses, a slave, to be in her house without the written consent of his owner.
Fines were imposed upon Mrs. Sarah Fulliam, for permitting her son to throw stones at Mrs. Elam's house; Margaret Holland and George Howard, for permitting their sons to fire off guns within the corporate limits; and James Simpson, charge with trading with negroes.
The following cases were continued: