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s a gentleman of distinguished attainments, but unfortunately he was deterred from performing his duty in consequence of protracted and serious illness. He was not aware that the acting Coroner possessed any remarkable knowledge of medical jurisprudence, and felt very sure he was not a man of much legal knowledge. He therefore adjourned the matter over till Wednesday, and intimated that he should, in the meantime, have the body disinterred and a post mortem examination held over it. Ann James and Primus Pleasant, free negroes, were charged with having in their possession a horse belonging to the Confederate States, which had been stolen. Witnesses for the Commonwealth proved that the horse was taken from one of our batteries in the neighborhood of the city, on Friday, and that on Saturday he was found in the possession of Primus. For the defence, it was proven that the negro caught with the horse bought him for three hundred dollars from a soldier, who gave his name as George