but that the drivers grumbled about it and demanded double the amount.
Sooner than have any delay in the matter he paid the fellows $40 for the two, but was unwilling to give them double that amount without he was compelled to do so. The city ordinance only allows seven dollars hire for a back to attend a funeral, which is certainly enough.]
The following negroes were whipped: Betsy and Fanny Robinson, free negroes, charged with using abusive and threatening language towards Winnie Brown; William, slave of Harriet Peck, charged with stealing one cloth coat, two shirts, and one child's dress from Susannah Larmond; Prosser, slave of Daniel Powell, throwing stones in the street; and William, slave of James Allison, charged with throwing stones in the street — also committed as a runaway.
James Engel King, a huckster in the First Market, was fined $50 for violating the market ordinance a in purchasing a lot of chickens and ducks to sell again.
The fowls were also confiscated.