rder that she might have time to procure her witnesses the case was continued till this morning.
Mary, slave of Thomas Edwards, and Elizabeth, slave of Wm. F. Taylor, were charged with stealing a breastpin, valued at $3,000, from Mrs. John Johnson.
The evidence not being sufficient to prove them guilty of the theft, they were discharged.
The following negroes were ordered to be whipped: London, slave of E. H. Chalkley, charged with trespassing upon the premises of Samuel Tardy; Milton, slave of John Tabb, arrested on the streets after hours with no pass, and acting in a suspicious manner; and Frank, slave of Thos Totten, charged with being a runaway and having one bag of beefs in his possession supposed to have been stolen.
The latter was also committed to jail as a runaway.
Robert, slave of Mary McCarthy, charged with being a runaway, and John, slave of Wm. W. Jones, arrested as a runaway and for having a side of pork, supposed to have been stolen, were discharged.