The accused admitted the fact; the evidence showed that he had slapped Delaney's wife's face in his presence and was struck by Delaney twice on the head with a stick, and then stabbed him — the cut disembowelling him. Delaney was supposed to be dying and an officer was sent to obtain his dying declarations.
The case of John Murray, for feloniously cutting and stabbing Michael Leary, (who has since died,) and James McCormick, was further continued until Saturday.
Lott Green, a negro who says he is free, but has no papers, was arrested for smoking a cigar in the street and ordered to be whipped.
William Hudson, another free boy, was ordered 15 lashes for disorderly conduct in the street.
Julia, slave of J. P. Ballard, charged with stealing $800 from a guest at the Ballard House, was discharged.
Joseph Bassett, a free negro, for threatening to strike a white boy in the Second Market
and using indecent language, was ordered to be whipped.