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Fined. --Ann James, a free negress, was fined by the Mayor yesterday morning, for permitting an unlawful assembly of negroes in her house on Sunday last.
ing for 1861.-- The undersigned offers his services to the public as Hirer of Negroes for the ensuing year. His increased experience enables him confidently to promise those who engage his services, that their business will be attended to in the most satisfactory manner, and prompt returns made quarterly. References.--N. P. & T. C. Howard, Lee & Pleasants, L. R. Spillman, John H Guy, Attorneys at Law, Alvey & Lipscomb, Porter, Harris & Horner, Merchants, Dr. Thomas Pollard. Rev. Philip B. Price. Richmond; Col. B Anderson, N. W. Miller, Dr. John Morris. Dr. G. W. Harris. C. F. Pope. Jno. S Swift. Postmaster, John Woodson, Thos. J. Parkins, Goochland Co., Va. J. L. Crittenden, W. S. Embly. J. Joseph Downman, Fauquier Co., Va.; Geo. Hamilton, Culpeper Co., Va.; W Lunsford, S. W. Skinker, James or es Stafford Co. Va.; Douglas H Gordon. Fredericksburg Va.; Col. M. M. Payne, U. S. A., Washington. D. C. Lucien Lewis. Office under Metropolitan Ball. Richmond, Va. de 15--1m
s a gentleman of distinguished attainments, but unfortunately he was deterred from performing his duty in consequence of protracted and serious illness. He was not aware that the acting Coroner possessed any remarkable knowledge of medical jurisprudence, and felt very sure he was not a man of much legal knowledge. He therefore adjourned the matter over till Wednesday, and intimated that he should, in the meantime, have the body disinterred and a post mortem examination held over it. Ann James and Primus Pleasant, free negroes, were charged with having in their possession a horse belonging to the Confederate States, which had been stolen. Witnesses for the Commonwealth proved that the horse was taken from one of our batteries in the neighborhood of the city, on Friday, and that on Saturday he was found in the possession of Primus. For the defence, it was proven that the negro caught with the horse bought him for three hundred dollars from a soldier, who gave his name as George
irby from a white man. He was therefore discharged. Mary, slave of John Brock, was charged with stealing from the wardrobe of Henry Klein a tin box, in which were about ten thousand dollars in coin, bank notes and jewelry; and Sandy, slave of John Brock, was charged with receiving the same. Mary acknowledges the theft and says that she gave the box and contents to Sandy, but Sandy denies knowing anything about it. The case was continued until the 16th instant. The charge against Ann James and Prisons Pleasants, free negroes, of feloniously having and receiving one horse, knowing it to have been stolen, was continued till Tuesday. Philip Whitlock, charged with buying watermelons in the market from E. T. Blackburn with the intention of re-selling them at an advanced price, was made to pay a fine of twenty dollars and suffer-the confiscation of the melons. Officer Culch Crone, who reported the case, was directed to dispose of the confiscated property and turn the proceed
inson & Co., Auctioneers. Receiver's Sale of Negroes.--In pursuance of an order of the District Court of the Confederate States for the Eastern District of Virginia, made on the 10th day of August, 1864, in the matter of L. J. Bowden, an alien enemy, dec'd, I shall sell at public auction, for cash, at the auction store of Messrs. Hill, Dickinson & Co., in the city of Richmond, on Wednesday, the 17th day of August, instant, at ten o'clock A. M., the following Slaves, to wit: Alice Johnson, a negro woman, aged twenty-two years: James, son of Alice, aged three years. Cloe Green, a negro woman, aged thirty-two years. Mary, child of Cloe, aged ten years. Levi, child of Cloe, aged eight years. Franklin, child of Cloe, aged six years. Ben, child of Cloe, aged four years. Nellie Redman, aged thirty-two years. Delphi, child of Nellie, aged nine years. Henry L. Brooke, Receiver, District No. 3. Hill, Dickinson & Co., Auctioneers. au 11--tds