two o'clock yesterday morning in an old lot in rear of the Mansion House, on Main street, in the act of carrying off a dead hog, which, upon investigation, he ascertained they had tolled for a certain distance and then thrown a noose over its neck, choking it to death.
In a room in the neighborhood, occupied by the accused, a large lot of corn and some half-picked chickens were also found.
Three flashy mulatto girls, named Catherine, slave of Ann Fox; Fanny, slave of Harry Wyatt; and Emma, slave of Kitty Yarrington; charged with riotous conduct and drunkenness in the street, were ordered ten lashes each.
When the Mayor announced his decision they all three burst into tears, and for some time their weeping and wailing excited the attention of the spectators present.
The continued case against Sam, slave of John Gamble, and Dick, slave of Michael Hart, charged with breaking into the house of Thomas Kennedy, in the night time, and stealing three hundred dollar