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ter, stealing a watch from Harrison, slave of Thomas, was ordered twenty-five lashes; S Randolph, free, found in the city with Goe lnd papers, was committed; Jim Weth, fou here with a Fredericksburg certificate of freedom, was released on proving himself in Government employ; Joe, slave of Jefferson Porters, was ordered to be punished for trespassing on Thos. G. Peachy — Joe hid himself under Mr. Peachy's steps; case of Phila Shaffer, for beating Jacob Rich, was continue until to-day; John A. Faris acknowledge himself guilty of an assault on Zarah Barham, and was held to bail in the sum of $15 $500 security to appear before an examining Court, to be held on the 2d of November next and answer for making a malicious assault and battery on Alex. Harwood; Ann Winker who keeps a grocery in Solitude, on Capt street, was fined $16 for selling liquor without a license and $5 for permitting an unlawful assembly of slaves; case of John Cook, for beating a son of Mrs. Frances Wrean, we contin
the court, it affords us pleasure to record their acquittal.--A nol. pros. was also entered in each of the cases of E. W. Usher, B. Shafer, Joseph Hulcher, F. Linkhauer, W. H. Haywood. B. W. Totty. --Wm. Byrd, a free negro, charged with stealing $265 in bank notes from E. B. Spence and Wm. Garey, was convicted of the felony, and ordered to be sold into absolute slavery. Lucy Ann Banks and William Pleasants, free, were ordered to be hired out to pay jail fees recently incurred by them.--John A. Faris, presented for keeping an ordinary without license, paid the costs of the same, a nolle prosequi having been entered upon that condition.--Several free negroes were granted new registers.--Twelve men were ordered to be summoned to attend court to-day as a jury for the trial of persons charged with misdemeanors.--The case of Chas. Murphy, charged with feloniously, unlawfully, and maliciously killing and murdering Albert, a slave, the property of one Mrs. Spindle, came up for examination,
Receiving stolen goods. --John A. Faris appeared before the Mayor yesterday to answer the charge of receiving goods stolen from John McDonough, knowing the same to have been stolen. After a partial examination the case was continued. When the officers entered Faris's house they saw indications of gaming, and saw and heard negroes running from the back room.