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, with a severe attack of pneumonia.--A splendid artillery company (B) has been mustered into the service of the Provisional Army C. S. A., by Capt. Fitzgerald.--We learn from Lt. N. B. Dickinson that a fine battery of serviceable guns has been furnished, and the company is now engaged perfecting itself in drill. On Monday night Jim, a slave, owned by John Chewing, of Fairfax county, on some slight misunderstanding occurring at the Monticello House, between himself and Andrew, slave of Mrs. Sally Gray, of Port Royal, Caroline county, drew a bowie-knife and plunged it to the hilt in the breast of the latter, who fell dead. The murderer, a half-grown negro, was arrested. The Coroner's jury returned a verdict in accordance with the above facts. --Edward Keeling, a redheaded and desperate looking fellow, was brought before the Mayor yesterday for aiding Richard Wright to commit a felonious assaults on Fred. Smith. The case was continued to the 20th instant.--Eli Vanderlip and Mary his
al days since, but before action was had upon it, withdrew the motion. Mr. Lyons, of Va., introduced a resolution requesting the President to furnish the House with the report of the recent Naval engagement in Hampton Roads, if not incompatible with the public interests. Resolution agreed to. Mr. Russell, from the Judiciary Committee, reported a bill relative to rights of indemnity under the sequestration act, which was made the order of the day for Monday next, at 1 o'clock Mr. Gray, of Texas, from the same committee, reported a bill which was laid on the table and ordered to be printed. Mr. Russell reported back a bill to repeal an act for the sequestration of the property of alien enemies, with the recommendation of the Judiciary Committee that it do not pass. Laid upon the table. Mr. Jones, of Tenn., from the Committee on Rules and Officers of the House, reported back Senate bill relating to the salaries of officers of Congress, with an amendment, providi
Mayor's Court. --Yesterday the case of Jim, slave to Isham Chewning, charged with the murder of Andrew, slave of Mrs. Sally Gray, was continued until to-day. John H. Gatewood and Chas. H. Althizer, arrested as accomplices in the murder of Edwin Hamilton, had their cases also continued until to-day.
Mayor's Court. --Arthur F. Hopkins was carried before the Mayor yesterday for threatening to massacre Chas. C. Ellett, "without any provocation," and committed on failing to give security to keep the peace — Woodson Dunn, arraigned for stealing one bag of meal and a cap from the market cart of Chas. Bowers, was sent to jail.--Allen, slave of Richard Whitfield, was ordered 39 lashes for using seditious language, and to be detained until further orders.--Jim, slave of Isham Chewning, was sent on to the Hustings Court for final trial for the murder, on the 10th instant, at the Monticello House, on Main street, of Andrew, slave of Mrs Sally Gray, of Port Royal, Caroline county, Va. The murder, so far as the evidence showed, was a deliberate and unprovoked one.