ive 15 lashes.
George, slave of G. A. Weed, was brought up for having in his possession Wednesday night, when the watchmen laid hold of him, $272.50 in C. S. notes and four pounds of brown sugar, all of which the watchmen were uncharitable enough to think he had stolen.
The accused represented the money as being his savings as a tobacco factory operative and himself as the purchaser of the sugar.
To as certain the truth of the story the case was continued until the 14th inst.
Chastain Gray, a free negro, was ordered to return to Amelia, where he came from and three slaves, found without passes, were discharged.
Hustings Court--Recorder Caskie presiding.--Thomas Kelly and James Gammon, charged with drugging Capt Alexander H Franklin, and robbing him of $200, on the 2d of November, were examined and sent on for final trial.
John J. Hockaday, charged with assaulting and beating Sam T Pearce, a watchman, was tried and acquitted.
The Attorney for the Commonwealth