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sixty dollars' worth of chickens from William Henry, also free. The parties are next door neighbors, and the morning after the robbery blood was traced from Henry's hen-house into the yard of the accused, which excited the suspicion that they were the thieves. Search was made, but none of the stolen fowls were found. The Recorder did not deem the charge sustained, and thereupon discharged the accused. William, slave of Wm. Winston, charged with receiving a gold watch belonging to Martha Payne, a free negro, knowing it to have been stolen, was demanded for examination before the Hustings Court. The complainant testified that William's wife stole the watch, but she had since successfully eluded arrest. Upon the person of the accused the time-piece was found, which he acknowledged was given to him by his wife. Frank, slave of Wm. Granger, was charged with being engaged in the fifteen hundred dollar robbery, on Saturday night, at the house of Terrance Roney. In order to pr