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appear at Court.--Gabriel, slave of Samuel Hardgrove, arrested for stealing meat from C. Leber, was ordered ten lashes — Ro. Cross, slave of Thos. Bradford, arrested for keeping a bar-room where slaves assembled, was balled for an appearance by Alderman Sadler.--Bill Cooper, free negro, and Reuben, slave of R. A. Mayo, were ordered punishment for fighting in the street.--Lieut Carter arrested John, slave of Robt. B. Mills, and a certificate was granted him for the arrest of a runaway.--Ishmael Roberts, Bill Byrd, and Bill Newton, free negroes, and a half dozen slaves, owned by various persons, were caged for being in an unlawful assembly in the kitchen of David W. Hughes.--The darkeys were punished, and David W. and Richard Hughes were held to ball for their appearance before the Mayor to-day — the latter for having fifteen counterfeit ten cent pieces in his possession.--Wm. C. Gay, arrested for drunkenness and lying on the sidewalk, was detained.--Yesterday. (Sunday.) Betsey Miller<
Cutting. --A free negro named Wm. Bird received a cut on the head last Friday, at the hands of another negro, and Alderman Sanxay arrested Ishmael Roberts, who is charged with furnishing the knife used on the occasion; but the principal offender is still at large. Roberts was arraigned before the Mayor on Saturday, and the case was continued. Cutting. --A free negro named Wm. Bird received a cut on the head last Friday, at the hands of another negro, and Alderman Sanxay arrested Ishmael Roberts, who is charged with furnishing the knife used on the occasion; but the principal offender is still at large. Roberts was arraigned before the Mayor on Saturday, and the case was continued.
Police matters. --The case of Ishmael Roberts, charged with giving to Anthony Roberts a knife with which to cut William Bird, was partially investigated by the Mayor yesterday. The parties are free negroes. It appearing that the principal offender had not been arrested, the case was continued to Wednesday. Virginia Turner, a white woman, arrested by watchman Wickes for using profane language in a public street, was committed in default of $150 security to keep the peace. Reuben, a slave, employed by the Virginia Central Railroad Company, charged with stealing fifteen pounds of pork from Frederick Braner, was ordered two lashes for each pound. Ben, slave of Turpin & Yarborough, charged with stealing wood from the Government and making a desperate resistance when Peter, Kegan attempted to arrest him, was ordered nine and thirty. Richard Morris, charged with stealing a pocket-book containing $10 from Peyton, Johnston & Bro. Owing to the absence of an important
f Hundley & Cance, was ordered 25 stripes for stealing a bag of sugar and other articles from his owners. Edward Mouldin, found by the police drunk and asleep in an alley, was committed in default of security for his good behavior. Ishmael Roberts, a free negro, arrested for disorderly conduct in the street, was found with a pistol in his boot-leg and ordered a thrashing for carrying unlawful weapons. Roberts was captured in Fish alley, near the New Market. Elijah Franklin and JRoberts was captured in Fish alley, near the New Market. Elijah Franklin and John L. Sullivan were arraigned for associating with negroes in the house of Jordana Mayo, near Warwick's mill. It appeared that about 2 o'clock yesterday morning the watchmen hearing cries of murder, went to Mayo's, and found besides a male darkey, badly beaten, the above two men, cutting up various capers, in decided opposition to law and good order. Both were committed in default of security. Lucy Dickinson, who said she was free, but had no papers to prove it arrested for disorderly c
he peace and be of good behavior. Irvington slave of Mrs. M. Clopton, was ordered five lashes for smoking a cigar in the street. Chas. A. Lathrop, charged with getting drunk and lying down in the Theatre, was fined one dollar. Ishmael Roberts, a free negro, underwent an examination for felony. The charge against Roberts was that he assaulted and beat a darkey, servant of a soldier, and robbed him of a gold watch. The charge was not sustained by the proof. Robert was committed Roberts was that he assaulted and beat a darkey, servant of a soldier, and robbed him of a gold watch. The charge was not sustained by the proof. Robert was committed to jail in default of $500 to be of good behavior, and sent to the chain gang for an indefinite period. Smith, a slave darkey, the name of whose owner did not transpire, was punished for haging in his possession a lot of sugar, for which he could not satistactorily account. Two men, brought up from Castle Thunder for engaging in the substitute swindling business, were committed for further examination.
Fortress Monroe, which is dated the 20th inst.: The flag-of-truce steamer New York, Capt. Chisholm, left last evening for City Point with three hundred rebel prisoners from Chester, Pa., in charge of Major Mulford. Acting Brigadier-General B. F. Onderdonk, with the 1st New York Mounted Rifles and two companies of the 11th Pennsylvania cavalry, has just returned to Portsmouth, Va., from a long raid into North Carolina. They passed through Edenton and opened communication with Capt. Roberts, in command of South Mills. Thence they proceeded to Pass quotank and Hertford. While about half way between the two places they were attacked by guerrillas, and in the skirmish lost two men. They killed thirty guerillas, drove several into the Dismal Swamp, who were drowned, captured ninety horses, some cattle, &c. The raid was very successful. Two refugees arrived in Norfolk to-day from Richmond, who were born in Canada. They report that the rebel Government is terribly frighte
Acquitted. --A free negro, named Henry Strong, appeared yesterday to answer the charge of stealing from Ishmael Roberts, another negro, one pair of boots valued at $30, seven yards of called worth $10, one vest worth $9, and one shirt valued at $5. The complainant failed to prove the theft on the accused and he was discharged by the Mayor.