in was doubtful of his authority to make the a rest without a warrant, and therefore declined doing so. The accused then drew a pistol, and was about shooting the negro, when P. interfered, which caused M. to turn upon him, giving him a pretty severe scuffle till officer Adams came to his assistance.
There being no testimony for the defence.
His Honor required Maria to give security in the sum of $400 for his good behavior for twelve months.
Jordan, William, and Mary, slaves, and Elluda Hunter and Francis Grandison, free negroes, were arraigned for violating a city ordinance by riding about the streets in a hack.
It being their first offence, the Mayor discharged them with an admonition.
Bob, slave of Richard Hatcher, was discharged from the accusation preferred against him of stealing one trunk and contents, valued at $200, from A. Amacke, some time since.
The charge against James Moore, of buying butter in the market to sell again, contrary to an ordinance, was co