n this case Fifteen stripes were ordered to be administered to Robert, slave of J. R. Anderson, for stealing wood from off the Basin bank, Thursday morning, about 4 o'clock.
The case of E. Hunter Taliaferro, charged with forging sundry checks and Treasury warrants of the State of Virginia for the payment of $14,000, was called, and continued until Thursday next, on account of the absence of important witnesses.--Prisoner was admitted to ball in the sum of $2,000 for his appearance, J. M. Taliaferro and G. J. Seammell becoming bound as his sureties.
Alexander Askew, hailing from Hanover, was arraigned for lying on the sidewalk of Main street Thursday night, and encumbering the thoroughfare.
The Mayor said he must pay a fine of $1--Askew, confessing his utter impecuniosity on the occasion, was relieved from his embarrassment by several charitable persons present, who subscribed the necessary amount, and let him go on his way rejoicing.
John Lowell, a mulatto, was arraigne