--The regular monthly term of this Court commenced yesterday.
The following cases were disposed of:
, 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.
, 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.
, 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.
, 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
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
, free negro, confined in jail, was ordered to be hired out to pay for his support.