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Negro Delinquents. --Malinda Harris, a free woman of color, was committed to jail yesterday by the Mayor's order, for want of a register, Lucy Harris, for remaining in the city with Henrico papers, was punished with stripes. William, slave of E. N. Dabney, was ordered thirty for trespassing on the premises of J. H. HÅ’flich.
ss testified that Freeman, John and himself were sitting in Mrs. Miller's house waiting for a snack. Nobody was present, save as above, with the "reception of householders." John was seen to put something in his breast and leave.--Harry discovered his understandings were gone, and afterwards found that John had sold them for a dollar. The latter was punished for the theft.--Eliza Ann Johnson, free, for remaining in the city contrary to law, was sent before the Hustings Court for trial.--Lucy Harris, free, was punished for keeping a cook shop in Exchange alley, after receiving orders to stop business in that line.--Frances Lewis, free, from New Kent, living in Mrs. Pepper's kitchen on 17th street, contrary to law, was whipped.--Tom, slave of R. H. Bosher, was tried for knocking Wm. H. Stywater on the nose, and damaging that article, on Broad street, on Sunday. It was proved that the darkey was drunk and run against Stywater, opposite Mark Downey's house, "and kinder pushed him on on
No registers. --Virginia Copeland was sent to jail yesterday, by the Mayor, for want of a certificate of her freedom, and was ordered punishment for failing to go to Norfolk, where she belongs. Julius A. Pitman and Lucy Harris were also committed for want of registers.