Hustings Court, March.
--Present: Aldermen Sauxay
, E. A. J. Clopton
, James Bray
, N. M. Lee
, and N. C. Lipscombe
The City Sergeant
was ordered to discharge from jail Thos. Ogle
, committed by the Court
, 13th January, for twelve months, for failing to give security to keep the peace.
Harry, slave of Watt Tyler
, was tried for stealing $200 in bank notes from Persons Walker
, February 16th, and ordered thirty-nine lashes.
Joseph Nicholas Baratta
, minister of the Roman
Catholic Church, was authorized to celebrate marriages and officiate as minister in accordance with the usage of that Christian society.
Case against Perry Moses
for letting his slave go at large, was dismissed.
Rule against Jno. J. Walker
, for the same cause.
Rules were awarded against John Jaiser
, Wm. A. Barnett
, and Jim Webster
, for failing to appear as witnesses against Cyrus
, a slave, charged with felony.
, a soldier, was examined for making a lascivious attack on Martha Jane Miller
, a white girl, under 21 years of age, and was acquitted.
Wm. H. Pleasants
was appointed deputy for John M. Francisco
of the Revenue for Jefferson Ward
, who is unable to perform his duties on account of sickness.
, a member of the Public Guard, charged with entering the residence of Wm. Burton
, on the 29th of February, and stealing a piece of cloth and other articles, was examined and sent on for trial before Judge Lyons
He was allowed to give bail in $150 for his appearance before the Judge
will meet again to-day at eleven o'clock.