A summary of the cases before the Mayor yesterday will be found below:
Marshall, slave of Thomas Johnston, was charged with stealing three pieces of bacon and six pieces of dried beef, valued at three hundred dollars, the property of Mrs. Parmelia Wilson.
The accused is a wagon driver for a Mr. Brannon, and on Friday night last took charge of Mrs. Wilson's baggage at the Danville depot, which he promised to deliver to her lodging-place in a safe and prompt manner.
About three hours elapsMrs. Wilson's baggage at the Danville depot, which he promised to deliver to her lodging-place in a safe and prompt manner.
About three hours elapsed before the arrival of the baggage, when upon examination, one of the trunks was found to have been broken open and the bacon and beef stolen.
The Mayor considered the charge fully made out, and ordered the negro to be whipped to the extent of the law.
James Griffin, charged with obtaining, under false pretences, a load of straw from a negro in the employ of Nathaniel A. Bowe, whose case has been booked for a number of days, was again taken up yesterday.
Several witnesses were examine