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City Council. --The monthly meeting of this body was held yesterday afternoon. Present--Messrs. Saunders, Grattan, Denoon, Haskins, Critchfield, Stokes, Griffin, Scott, Eppes, Burr, Glazebrook, and Hill. Mr. Stockes presented a report from the Commissioners of Schools in Jefferson Ward, respecting the unauthorized use of a room in Bethel Church, for a school, by the Treasurer of the State Literary Fund. The following resolution was adopted. Resolved, That the Commissioners of e and deliberation by the committee, should be adopted without change. Mr. Scott wished it understood that, in opposing the report, he only included that portion which proposed to further compensate officers already in the pay of the city. Messrs. Griffin and Denoon opposed any alteration in the report. It was then adopted--Mr. Scott voting no. Mr. Glazebrook presented the following petition. To the Council of the City of Richmond--Gentlemen: I respectfully petition your honorable
Hustings Court. --The monthly term of the Court of Hustings commenced yesterday — Present, Recorder Caskie, and Aldermen Sanxay, Brave. Timberlake, and Clopton. In the case of William Gentry and John Griffin, indicted for an assault, a nolle prosequi was entered and the defendants were discharged on payment of costs. E. N. Dabney, for permitting a slave to go at large, was fined $10 and costs. Henry Cooper and George Rigley, charged with stealing a gold watch and a revolver from Frank B. Garnett, (an officer in the army,) at the Exchange Hotel, on the 30th of October, were examined and remanded for final trial. George, a slave, the property of Thomas C. Birch, charged with cutting and wounding a negro woman named Phoebe, slave of Dr. Beverly R. Wellford, was convicted of the offence, and sentenced to receive 39 lashes yesterday, and 30 more on Thursday next — well laid on. Joseph, a slave, the property of Jefferson Powers, was sentenced to 39 lashes for stealing f
Indictments. --The Grand Jury of the Hustings Court (Geo. W. Smith, foreman,) yesterday found true bills of indictment against the following persons for misdemeanors; James Eddins, George W. Walters, Ann Winkers, Michael Flaberty, Dillon McCormack, Patrick H. Bailey, Samuel Frayser, Cosamore Castiglions, Richard Sealing John P. Hughes, William Dixon, William Gentry, and John Griffin. The Grand Jury adjourned to meet again this morning at 11 o'clock.