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Assault and Battery. --Daniel Crawford was held to security on yesterday, by the Mayor, for giving Harriet Emmery a variegated eye with his fist. Mrs. E. had excited his ire by insisting that a door in their respective houses should stay open. A charge of personal violence of a different character was not sustained.
Presentments by the Grand Jury. --The Hustings Court Grand Jury presented the following persons for misdemeanors, viz: Mary Gladson, Washington Brown, John Brogan, Sebastian Knewbard, Patrick McNeal, Benjamin Bolton, Daniel Crawford, E. K. Lockwood, John A. Scott, Michael Kearney, Joseph Vernon, Thomas Smith and Mary Sullivan. The Grand Jury will meet again on Thursday. The Court, by virtue of an ordinance of the Convention of the State of Virginia, passed on the 1st day of July, 1861, order that all able-bodied free male negroes, between the ages of eighteen and fifty years, within the jurisdiction of this Court at the date of the said ordinance, be enrolled, and that said enrollment be deposited in the Clerk's Office of this Court, and that the Mayor of this city be requested to have this order executed. Lucius J. Quinlin, charged with receiving a let of leaf tobacco, (1,000 pounds, worth $100,) on the 4th of July, the property of Wm. H. Kennen and E. H. Chamberlayn
s tried for misdemeanor, found guilty by the jury, and fined sixty dollars. Ordered by the Court, in default of payment, that said Kerney be confined in the common jail a period not exceeding six months.--[The fine was paid before the Court adjourned.] Emanuel, slave of B. A. Cooks, was tried for cutting and stabbing Bill, slave of John P. Ballard, on 12th day of July, found guilty, and ordered 39 lashes, well laid on. Benjamin Bolton was tried for assaulting Adam Weaver, found guilty, and fined $20.--The Court did not add imprisonment. Bolton paid the fine. In the case of Daniel Crawford, indicted for misdemeanor, a nolle prosequs was entered by the Commonwealth's Attorney. John A. Scott was tried for an assault on Peter Johnson, found guilty, and fined $10, and ordered to be confined by the Court till the same be paid. John Brogan was tried for breaking into F. Fairbank's house, and fined $5, which his officers (he being a bold soldier boy,) paid for him.