aving escaped from jail last February.
The appeal of Wm. Scott, a free person of color, from the judgment of the Recorder, ordering him 39 lashes for indecent and insulting language to a white person, was heard by the Court, and affirmed.
David W Hughes was put on trial for allowing an unlawful assembly of negroes and gambling in his house, and the jury not agreeing, the case was continued until the June term.
Mordecai Carnell was tried for allowing his slave to go at large; being found guilty, ordered that he pay a fine of $10 and costs, or said slave be sold in satisfaction.
Richard Thompson, a free negro, was tried for stealing sundry articles of wearing apparel from Gus A. Keen, T. J. Baldwin, Peter C. Williams and Samuel Scott, on the6th day of May; and being adjudged guilty, he was ordered to be sold into absolute slavery.
A rule was awarded against Geo. D. Harwood, to show cause why he should not be fined for permitting his slave Edward to go at large.
inister at Washington has been ordered by the Czar to go to Mexico to congratulate Maximilian upon his quiet accession to the throne.
The Yankee papers do not like this.
The Orange and Alexandria railroad is being taken by the Yankees to within sixteen miles of Alexandria.
In the trial of the St. Albans' raiders at Montreal, Young produced his commission, signed by Mr. Seddon, Secretary of War.
Andrew J. Biddison, four years at hard labor; William Reeside, two years; and Richard Thompson, a line of one thousand dollars, are the sentences just passed in Baltimore for running the blockade.
A telegram from City Point on Sunday says the Confederates were massing near Petersburg on Friday, and an attack was expected.
Mr. Jacob, Lieutenant-Governor of Kentucky, has been arrested by the Government, and is now on his way to Washington as a political prisoner.
The United States steamer Wachusett, Captain Collins, arrived at Fortress Monroe on Friday last with the