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Mayor's court, yesterday. --Henry, slave of Lavinia Claiborne, charged with using insulting language to william Burnes, and resisting the officers in the discharge of their duty, was ordered to be whipped. Arthur and Jacob Breier, youths, were charged with assaulting and beating Charles Blake and threatening to administer the same punishment upon Charley's brother. After listening to a long story from the parents of both parties, the case was dismissed. John Miller was fined in two cases (twenty dollars each) for retailing ardent spirits by the drink without a license--Officer Moore was witness to the payment for the drinks obtained in Miller's saloon. Cynthia, slave of Robert W. Leckay, was ordered to be whipped for stealing groceries from her master's store. Mr. Leckay has long suspected the accused of robbing him, but was unable to fasten guilt upon her until Thursday last, when he caught her in the act of fitting a duplicate key to his store door. Patric