th feloniously and maliciously setting fire to the house of Mr. Tompkins.
The evidence against the accused is said to be strong; but, the alleged offence having been committed in the county of Henrico, the parties were sent to a county magistrate for examination, and therefore no testimony was called out before the Mayor.
George Knauff and Henry Breill, charged with fighting in the street, were each required to pay a fine of $20 and give security to keep the peace and be of good behavior for twelve months.
Mary Ann Carr was charged with keeping a disorderly house; but, the complainant not appearing when the case was called, the accused was discharged.
Aaron, slave of Joseph R. Anderson, and Lewis, slave of James Powell, charged with stealing a bag of coal, were each ordered to receive twenty lashes.
Seaton Anderson, a free negro without papers, arrested with a lot of turnips and potatoes in his possession, supposed to have been stolen, was sent to the batteries.