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Robert, slave of George Royster, was awarded fifteen lashes for giving a false alarm of fire. John, slave of Robert Smith, was ordered ten lashes for playing ball and making a great noise in the street on Sunday. A number of country darkies, living in the city without lawful authority, were ordered to be punished; also, an unlawful assembly of thirteen negroes, found in the kitchen of Abraham Warwick, without his permission. Robert Ford, a free negro attache of the army, hailing from Frederick, Md., near which place he was taken prisoner, was committed for being in the city without lawful authority. Jno. Burns was arraigned for robbing Jim, slave of Mrs. Minter, on one of the public streets, of a watch, chain, and seal, one pocket-book, containing a watch key, pair of sleeve buttons, one postage stamp, and his pass. The defendant, an ill-looking fellow, was proved guilty by competent testimony, and committed for further examination before the Hustings Court.