Hustings Court,Wednesday, April 10th.
--Senior Alderman Sanxay
James Edward Carter
, charged with committing a felony on the 15th February, in this: that he did forge a certain paper writing purporting to be an order drawn by one Lawrence S. Marye
, directed to Mr. Hill
, for the delivery of a pair of boots, and did employ the same as true and genuine, was set to the bar for examination, when, on motion of the prisoner, the case was continued until the May term of the Court
Another case against the same person, for forging a certain paper commonly called a check, purporting to be to the order of A. W. Thomas
, upon the Farmers' Bank of Virginia
, for the payment of $13 to one William F. Frayzer
, or bearer, dated Richmond
, March 8th, 1861, which he passed to Moses Endol
, for goods, and was likewise continued till the next term.
was put on trial for exhibiting a lottery for darkeys, against the peace and dignity of the Commonwealth
, and the case being given to the jury, they returned a verdict of guilty, and assessed a fine of $150 against the accused.
overruled the prisoner's motion for a new trial, and sentenced him to pay the fine and costs, and to stay in jail six months.