as if she was propelled by steam, testified that Bill Jackson acknowledged stealing the money and watch from her daughter Minerva's trunk, and said that he had spent some of the funds, but what was left of it he had given to his mother; the watch was at his aunt's. The accused was ordered to be well whipped.
Sally, slave of H. W. Fry, was also whipped for stealing meat from the Second Market.
James Simpson was fined for dealing with negroes without permission from their owners.
William Wright slave of Robert Land, of King and Queen, and Jim Johnson, slave of Dr Mayo, of Powhatan, arrested on the charge of stealing a large lot of bed quilts, shirts, blankets, &c, from the Medical Purveyor's Department, were called for a hearing.
In the room occupied by these negroes the stolen articles were found, as well as about a half measure of keys of every description.
There being no doubt of the guilt of the parties, the case was sent on for examination before the Hustings Court.