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Charged with rape.

--Jonas, a slave belonging to the estate of James Devier, dec'd, was committed to jail in this place on Wednesday night last, charged with attempting to commit a rape upon the person of a little girl, about 10 years old, near Spring Creek.--The outrage was attempted, it is said, on the 23d December. The negro is an old man, crippled, and has been living in the family to which the little girl is attached for two or three years. --Rockingham Reg., 17th.

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