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The case of John W. Deas, charged with feloniously shooting and killing James Clarke, on the 22d instant, was called, but, in consideration of the fact that a jury of inquest had been summoned to meet at four o'clock and investigate the matter, the Mayor declined to go into an examination till said coroner's inquest render their verdict. Charles, slave of Jane Griffin, was charged with stealing a carpet, valued at five hundred dollars, from some person unknown, and William, slave of Napoleon Burke, was charged with receiving said carpet, knowing that it was stolen. Both negroes proving a good character, and establishing a probable title to the ownership of the carpet, they were accordingly discharged. John, slave of George M. Drewry, and Henrietta, slave of Horace L. Kent, charged with conniving at the escape of a slave of Thomas J. Starke, were sent on to the Hustings Court for examination. Gabriel, slave of William Greanor, charged with breaking into the house of J. H