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ut their cases were mostly of little interest. George Moore and John Kelly, sailors, were charged with stealing a silver watch from Robert, slave of John Hunter. While Robert was with his back on Saturday night, near the corner of Mayo and Broad street, the accused passed by and asked him the time. He took out his watch to tell them, when Moore snatched it and ran up Broad streets. Mr. John A. Foster, who witnessed the robbery, followed the rogues and pointed them out to watchman Perdue, who arrested them in Dominick's tobacco store on Broad street, above 7th street. When arrested Moore had the stolen watch in his pocket. The accused were committed for trial. Warner, slave of Robert B. Trower, was charged with having a gold watch and pencil, supposed to be stolen. Warner said he had bought the watch from an unknown soldier, and had the receipt at home. It appearing that he was going at large, the Mayor committed him, and continued the case as to the watch until