ngs Court Grand Jury on the charge of stealing two lots of soap-- one from Francis Dominick and another from James A. Powell — and unlawfully assaulting and beating Frederick, slave of Martha J. Stamper, in the First Market.
John Love was fined fifty dollars for purchasing butter in the First Market to sell again, in violation of a city ordinance.
Ann Weaver, free, charged with being a person of evil fame, was ordered to be whipped, and then to leave the city.
A negro, named Jim Brooks, slave to Major William Allan, was arraigned on the charge of murdering, in the county of Surry, on the 25th of October, 1862, J. M. Schriver, Joseph A. Graves and George Graves, and wounding, at the same time, Gilbert Wootton, a free negro.
The accused, Jim, is said to be one of a party of negroes who committed the above murders at "Jamestown," the former residence of Major Allan, soon after the Yankees took possession of that place.
The Mayor postponed an investigation of the case til