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Mayor's Court

--Recorder Caskie presiding. H. A. Cesati, charged with stealing a gold chain, valued at $25, was arraigned yesterday, and witnesses made such positive statements in regard to the matter, that the Recorder could do no less than send him on to the Hasting Court. We have heard statements, however, that go to show that the prisoner is a victim of unlucky events, and we hope he will be able to establish his innocence hereafter. It is perhaps well for those who set such a high value upon the chain, that it was not produced yesterday.

Joseph Gray, a free negro, charged with stealing a watch from Henry, slave of Miss Nancy Ellett, was remanded for trial. Since the time that an enterprising Yankee opened a trinket store in Richmond, where everybody and family were invited to ‘"take their choice for one dollar,"’ the colored population have had an unconquerable passion for ‘"jewelry,"’ and those who can't come by it honestly will get it anyhow.

Two persons, named Wm. Riley and Dan'l. Bresenham, to whose movements or characters there was attached something suspicious, the nature of which we did not learn, were turned over to the care of Gen. Winder.

A charge of Certain illegitimate practices was brought against one Jerry Sullivan, who really looked very little like a gay deceiver. The case was continued for witnesses.

Thomas Bradford was fined $5 for keeping his bar-room open on Sunday the 1st inst.

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