Only from fifteen to twenty minutes were consumed in disposing of the following cases:
Fuller, slave of John Enders, charged with stealing one cotton mattress from some person unknown, was ordered to receive twenty-five lashes.
The same punishment was inflicted upon Mary, slave of Mrs. Moonalline, charged with stealing two breastpins from some person unknown, valued at $20 each, and two little negro boys, belonging to George R. Bagby, charged with stealing one shad from John P. Taylor, and a lot of eggs from some person unknown, in the Second Market.
Silvery, slave of James Holeman, supposed to be a runaway, and Mary, slave of Sylvester Cocke, arrested with an improper pass and having in her possession a lot of tobacco supposed to have been stolen, were committed to jail to await a further hearing.
The charge against Mary Stevens, of receiving one counterpane, the property of Theodore Fiega, knowing it to have been stolen, was continued till such time as the