Mayor's Court, Saturday.
, of Maryland
, who gave his name to the officers as John Smith
, was arraigned on the charge of being drunk and disorderly, and trespassing on the proprietor of the Exchange Hotel
He was required to give surety in $150 for his good behavior in future.
He said he was a gentleman, that he had plenty of money, and offered to deposit $25, in cash, and give his parole of honor that he would soon return it allowed to go out and hunt up ball.
His Honor was immovable, however, and Smith
had to call on some one else to search for his sureties.
John, a slave, was ordered 15 lashes for bad conduct.
Susan Hog. Mary Swan
, and Thomas Freeman
, free, were arrested without papers.
The first had hers forthcoming, and was discharged.
The second was ordered back to Goochland
, but to jail first.
The third was jailed for the present.
Opie Staite, so often up on the charge of feloniously forging the name of James D. Johnson
to certain fee bills or certificates of allowances, to be paid out of the public treasury, was granted permission to give bail in $500 for his future appearance, His Honor not thinking it right to confine a man in jail indelibility on an unproved charge, and the attendance of the witnesses being very difficult to procure by a civil process, they being in the army.
R. D. Hargrove
was fined $5 for running a wagon on the streets without a license.
Similar cases against James Overly and J. L. Carrington
" Co., were continued; and a like charge against Henry Nolting
, charged with being drunk and lying in the market, was discharged with the intimation that a second offence would not be treated so leniently.
, for being drunk and disorderly and taking unlawful possession of the house of Catharine Vanderhelt
, and drawing a bowie knife on a police officer, was required to give surety in $150 for his good behavior in future; failing to do which, he was committed to jail.
, a slave, from Orange county
, hired to Lieut. Mason
, according to his own account, was committed to jail for future arraignment.
, suspected of being the murderer of Henry Crouin
, was in court again, but was remanded to jail to be examined this morning.
, who claimed to be a discharged soldier, was ordered to be kept in jail until he is ready to leave the city.
, a slave of Edward Watkins
, was arrested Friday night without a pass.
His owner became surety at the eage for James
's appearance before His Honor on Saturday morning; but though ‘"solemnly called,"’ as the record expresses it, ‘"he came not."’ Where upon, the court declared the recognizance to have been forfeited, and ordered the proper course to be taken to make the money.
O. T. Westcott
was fined $5 for firing a pistol in the street, and for other misconduct was required to give surety in $150 for his future good behavior.
He shook his head significantly at the notion of getting five dollars out of his empty pockets, and was equally poor in sureties.
So he had to go to jail.
, free negress, jailed for want of papers.
William, slave, ordered 10 lashes for walking the streets at night without a pass.