Mayor's Court, Monday, Jan. 12.
, the lad arrested by the police with a small wagon load of iron in his possession supposed to have been stolen, was subjected to an examination and acquitted.
, Robt McCoy
, and Hugh McCullen, three soldiers, arrested for drunkenness and disorderly conduct in the house of Thos. Smith
, were sent to the Provost Marshal
, slave of Joseph Hall, for getting drunk and going to sleep in an alley, was ordered a licking.
, arrested for assaulting and beating James Kennan
, was sent to the military authorities under guard.
John Ford, John Smith
, Wm., Schurlinder, Wm. D. Miller
, and Chas. Burns
, arrested at the Mount Vernon Hotel
, near the Petersburg depot
, as persons of evil name, without visible means of support, were committed until Tuesday.
Reuben, slave of Jas
. H. S., Taylor
, employed in the billiard saloon of the Ballard House
, was brought up, charged with stealing $115 in Confederate Treasury notes from Lieut. S. D. Puller
, a boarder at the house.
The witness testified that he missed his money after seeing prisoner in his room in close proximity to his pantaloons, and that on being accused of the offence the boy denied it, and said be would rather go out and borrow the money from his acquaintances and refund it than that his owners should think him guilty.
He did go out, and succeeded in getting together $104 in State notes — none of the money lost being in the roll.
He still denied the offence with great earnestness, but was arrested.
thought it a proper case for the Hustings Court and sent the defendant on to await trial on the second Monday in February next.
--At a quarterly Court of Hustings, held for the city of Richmond
on Monday, January 12th, 1863--present; J. K. Caskie
, Recorder; Richard D. Sausay
, Senior Alderman
; N. C. Lipscombe
, Wm. Timberlake
, and Geo. N. Gwathmey
, charged with permitting his slaves, Priscilla Redd
and Lucy, to go at large contrary to law, was fined $10 and costs.
was fined $10 and costs for miles offence.
and Edward Laville
, charged with assaulting Thomas Hayes
on the 15th of December last, and robbing him of $552, were examined and acquitted.
and Patrick O'Nell
, charged with assaulting John W. Barnett
, and robbing him of a shawl valued at $50, on the 8th of December last, were sent up for trial before Judge Lyons
and Robert Stewart
, charged with stealing $141.80, belonging to John Doherty
, on the 10th of december last, were discharged.
, charged with stealing a pistol belonging to Lewis G. Spencer
, was, after examination, discharged.