before the Hustings Court.
John Kenney, accused of stealing two thousand and five hundred dollars from Major Wade H. Gibbes, and being a person of evil fame, name and reputation, was discharged, there being no evidence to convict him of said offence.
John Dunnavant, arrested upon the charge of stealing a large lot of rope, was also discharged.
The following cases were continued:
John A. Jeter, charged with ejecting, by force and violence, Mrs. Nathalie Dowell from her lodging-rooms at the Exchange Hotel.
Edward S. Gentry, charged with assaulting and beating Margaret, a slave; and Elihu, slave of William J. McDowell, charged with going at large and stealing a pair of boots, two vests, one coat, two pairs of pants, and a comfort, valued at five hundred dollars, the property of Isaiah Sleet.
Joe, slave of Edmund Swift, charged with stealing a trunk and contents, valued at five hundred dollars, the property of William G. Cazenove, was ordered to be whipped.