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Mayor's Court.

--Robert Brannan and Daniel W. Lee, charged with breaking into Robert England's house, assaulting Mrs. Elizabeth England, and stabbing John Burns, on Sunday night last, were arraigned for examination yesterday. Hon. John S. Caskie appeared as counsel for Lee. The testimony went to show that the accused were on a spree, and went to England's house, but with what intent does not appear. Mr. Burns, a neighbor, heard the screams of Miss Anna Myers, a daughter of Mrs. England, and went to see what was the matter; as he was entering the yard, he was attacked by Brannan, and while they were struggling together on the ground, Lee was seen to make a sweep at Burns, who afterwards ascertained that he had received a slight stab in the back, under the right shoulder. Officer Perrin afterwards met Brannan and Lee, both of whom were intoxicated, and heard Lee say that he had stabbed three men; that he had stabbed Bob England to the heart, and would have done more if he had not lost his knife. A knife was ubsequently found on England's premises, lying in a pool of blood. Several respectable persons gave Lee an excellent character; they had never known him to be engaged in any difficulty previous to this occurrence. The Mayor sent the parties on, to be examined before a called Court on the 6th of February.

Robert Flower, charged with stealing a coat from Robert Harvey's servant, and a cheese from Charles Floyd, was remanded for trial before the Hustings Court.

Robert Gillen, for allowing negroes to assemble unlawfully at his house, was find $10.

The vagrant population was pretty strongly represented at Court yesterday. Thos. Massee and Jacob Yaglefitz were committed to jail, and the others were discharged.

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