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Mayor's Court, Monday

--Alderman Sanxay presiding.--John Pheelan was brought up again, upon a charge similar to that for which he had been held to bail on Saturday--namely, for assaulting and beating Mrs. Ann Brennan. The Court came to the conclusion that the prosecutrix was inclined to be malicious, and dismissed the case.--James Ford, a soldier, an inmate of the St. Charles Hospital, was clearly proved to have ungratefully stoned that building, and was ordered to be committed to jail until the state of his health would admit of his return to his camp.--Jordan Miller and Augustus Miller were discharged, Mr. Mosby having withdrawn the prosecution instituted against them on Saturday.--The case of Opie Staite was continued to Wednesday.--Edward Sullivan, charged with stealing two watches from Adam a slave, was ordered to be kept in prison until Friday, when his case will come up for disposal. --William, slave of Matthew Christian, charged with stealing meat from John C. Knauff, was sentenced to receive thirty lashes.--Albert, slave in the service of the Virginia Central Railroad Company, who had been found in possession of a lot of clothing, shoes, a razor, and other articles, and who was unable to prove that he came by them in a lawful manner, was ordered to receive thirty stripes, and the goods were turned over to officer Bowles for safe keeping until the owner be found.--William Kennedy, charged with assault and battery upon Scott, a slave of Thomas G. Bell, was required to give bail in the sum of fifty dollars for his future good behavior.--Alexander Glenn, a negro claiming to be free, and to be a resident of Chesterfield, and charged with throwing stones in the street, was sentenced to be whipped, and committed to jail until he should produce his free papers.--Fannie Taylor was brought up on the charge of being drunk and disorderly in the streets and disturbing her neighbors. Her case was continued to Wednesday.--Lucy Ann Banks, a free negress, arrested on a similar charge, was sent to jail, to answer hereafter before the Hustings Court for her unfeminine conduct.--The case of Patrick Brennan, arraigned for assaulting Bridget Egan, was continued to Wednesday, his witnesses being absent.--Martha E. Smith, alias Oliver, a free negress, was sentenced to receive ten stripes for roaming the streets without her free papers.

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