d by what Mr. Tyler would say. Davis then asked Mr. T. to count it, and that gentleman decided that the face of the notes represented $20. Davis then took the notes and threw them towards Staples, whereupon he picked them up and tore them to pieces, remarking at the same time that if Mr. D. desired to take advantage of him, he (S) could not help himself.
The Mayor dismissed the accused, not deeming the evidence sufficient to justify his punishment.
Solomon D. Jackson, a free negro, was charged with assaulting and attempting to kill Patrick Tierney with an axe. The complainant falling to appear, the case was continued.
The charge against Jordan, slave of R. O.
Gary, of stealing two pairs of shoes, not being sustained, he was discharged.
The charge against Robert C. Wyatt, of buying shad in the Second Market to sell again, not being proven, the accused was discharged.
Vincent Lucas was fined $5 for permitting his son to engage in a rock battle in the street.