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Mayor's Court.

--A large number of delinquents were caught in the meshes of the law and carried before the Mayor yesterday. In addition to the cases mentioned elsewhere, his Honor examined and disposed of the following: Jack, slave of John D Quarles, whipped for running his cart against that of James Britwell, and giving the aforesaid Britwell a specimen of vulgar lingo when remonstrated with — Bill Holmes, free, whipped for assaulting George Hubbard, white, with a stick Jim Murphy, colored, from Fredericksburg, no papers, whipped.--John, slave of Henry Curtis, was whipped for having no pass and acting suspiciously.--Elijah, slave of Stephen Hunter, sent on for trial for burglariously entering J. H. Beagleston's house and stealing $200 worth of groceries, and assaulting John W. Branch.--Richard, slave of L S Joyne was committed for trial for stealing $60 worth of dry goods from C. A. Gwatkin's store.--Joseph, slave of James Thomas, punished for having a coat supposed to be stolen — Thomas Oakley was acquitted of stealing $6 worth of corn from some unknown party.

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