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hn, slave of Mrs. Jane Dandridge, was charged with stealing a pair of shoes from Henry Freeman, (negro.) A witness 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 prove
9, was continued till the next term, the defendant having forfeited the recognizance by not appearing when solemnly called. The Grand Jury met at 11 o'clock, and found true bills against Caroline Cates, Caroline Carr, Elizabeth Beatty, Eliza Ann Johnson, David H. Hughes, John Delworth, and Richard Morris, alias Johnson, for misdemeanors. The Grand Jury then adjourned till this morning at 12 o'clock, when witnesses will be prompt in attendance. A German, by the name of Julius Saeft waJohnson, for misdemeanors. The Grand Jury then adjourned till this morning at 12 o'clock, when witnesses will be prompt in attendance. A German, by the name of Julius Saeft was examined for stabbing Philip Lange and August Wittsorf, and discharged, it being proven to the satisfaction of the Court that the prisoner acted in self-defence. A fine of ten dollars and the costs of prosecution was imposed on Mrs. Eliza Van-Lew, for permitting her slave to go at large. Patrick Haley, from Rockingham county, charged with stealing a horse, of the value of $125, from Jno.N. Hill, of Harrisonburg, was examined and discharged. Joseph Parrish and William Kinsey, wh
Major E Johnson, who was recently in command at Governor's Island, seems to have quietly disappeared, and we have heard it rumored that he is held as a hostage on the Island. We should be glad to know if such is the case.
ichards, E. A. Smith, Jno. J. Wilson, and N. B. Hill. Conductor — Reuben T. Seal. Place of voting — First Market-House. Madison Ward.--Commissioners — Jas. H. Grant, R. R. Howison, T. W. McCance, and T. R. Price. Conductor — Thomas U. Dudley. Place of voting — City Hall. Monroe Ward.--Commissioners — Thos. Barham, T. M. Jones, Thos. Boudar, Charles A. Powell, and Felix Mathews. Conductor — Andrew Jenkins. Place of voting — R. A. Lacy's Carpenter Shop, Broad street. Eliza Ann Johnson, free negro, was tried for remaining in the Commonwealth contrary to law. The jury found her not guilty. Frederick Thompson and Wm. Freeman, confined in jail awaiting the action of the Grand Jury, not having been indicted, were ordered to be discharged. An attachment was awarded against Lawrence S. Marye, to show cause why he should not be fined for his contempt in not attending as a witness in the case of the State against James Edward Carter. John Delworth was
he ran away. 2d. A Negro Boy calling himself Fielding Lewis, of dark copper color, about 12 years of age, 4 feet 5 inches high, apparel the same; no scars or marks perceptible, and says he belongs to John Holliday, of Maryland, and was hired to Fitzhugh Mayo, the proprietor of a tobacco factory in Richmond, from which place he ran away. 3d. A Negro Boy calling himself Joseph Henry Smith, as a runaway, but who claims to be a free boy, and is of dark mulatto complexion, about 12 years old, 4 feet 5 inches high, thick head of hair; had on when committed an old blue coat, flannel shirt and woolen pants, and says He is a son of Eliza Ann Johnson, a free woman, and was hired to Thomas Beale, of Richmond, in a tobacco factory, from which place he ran away. The owners of said Negroes are requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges, and take them away; else they will be dealt with as the law directs. William Marshall, se 13--cwow Jailor of Augusta County, Va.,