ge where he had, that, having heard the firing of a pistol, he supposed it was the determination of the raiders to kill all whom they found, and he therefore took that means of saving his life.
At the conclusion of the evidence the Mayor discharged him.
His Honor partially heard the evidence in the case of a colored boy named Henry, slave of John Jones, of Alabama, charged with attempting to leave the city on the Fredericksburg cars, without a proper pass permitting him to do so, and afterwards adjourned his decision in the matter till the 19th inst.
Mills. Malichi. Tom, Daniel, Vaughan, Jim, Albert, and William, free negroes and slaves, charged with having assembled at the house of Patrick McNenna, near the City Alms-house, on Tuesday night, without proper passes, were heard in their defence and ordered to be discharged.
A similar disposition was made of the charge preferred against Milly, slave of Mrs. Eliza Mosby, of going about the streets after hours without a pass.