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Hustings Court.

--The regular monthly term of this Court commenced yesterday. The following cases were disposed of:

Frances Moore, a free negro, for stealing four dresses, of the value of $40, from Miss Sarah Mayhew, on the 4th of January, was sentenced to be sold into slavery.

Simon, a slave, charged with stealing a silver bowl, valued at $30, and pitcher, valued at $10, from Nicholas Mills, was tried and sentenced to 39 lashes.

John W. Chronister was examined for passing a counterfeit $5 note on Mr. Duval, and sent on. He was bailed in the sum of $300.

Adelaide, a slave of Mr. Suttle, charged with setting fire to the dwelling house of Peter B. Law, was tried and acquitted.

David, slave of L. T. Chandler, tried for going at large, was discharged on his master paying a fine of ten dollars and the cost of prosecution.

James Butler, a free negro, charged with stealing a watch valued at twenty-five dollars, from Jack, slave to Thomas U. Dudley, was ordered 39 lashes.

Geo. H. Fitzwilson was appointed Deputy of John M. Francisco, Commissioner of Revenue in Jefferson Ward.

Gibson Via was fined $10 and costs for permitting his slave to go at large.

Alderman Alexander M. Trabue tendered his resignation as a member of Court, which was accepted. He is going to Texas.

John Welsh, free negro, confined in jail, was ordered to be hired out to pay for his support.

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