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Court Proceedings.

Hustings Court Tuesday Jan, 13th,
Recorder Cas presiding proceeded to appoint conduct the election to be to this city on the 15th, for Clerk of the Court the late James who was killed at Fredericksburg in the 1st Ward John and others were appointed; in the Ward Howison and others were appointed and in the 3d Ward. This Bonder and others we appointed to conduct said election.

Robert O. Ward, who had been commissioned Notary, Public by the Governor appeared before the court and gave bond as such.

William Read was for concerned with Jon. T. Smith the 20th of December, in stunning a cost worth $75 from Gustavus R. Howard, on 11th street. the Court sent him on for trial before Judge Lyons.

James' A. Clarke, the same party arrested and tried about a year since for robbing Antonio Silva, was arraigned for having on the 23rd of December, cut and stabbed Jenn A. Owens. The proof being damned staple, Clarke was committed for trial before Judge Lyons.

Robert free negro, was tried for having in his possession, on the 8th of January, a variety of species supposed to have been stolen. Nobody put in a claim for the property, and the defendant was acquitted.

The case against Wm. H. Ross and John Robinson, free negroes for the alleged robbery of Alfred, a slave, on the 1st of January, of $22 in Confederate was board and conduced until the next term.

James S. Tyler was examined for having on the 28th of December robber Elizabeth Half of in Confederate currency. He was sent on for trial before the Judge of the Hustings Court.

Joseph Starkey and Jerry Divine, charged with garroting and robbing W Story, on the 17th of December of a silver watch were examined and committed for trial before Judge by us.

John T. Maxwell, a small free negro, was tried for stealing on the 5th of January a gold watch worth $100 from Louis State. The proof did not justify his further accusation and he was acquitted.

slave of David was tried for the on the 6th of January of a $50 coat, belonging to C W and being found guilty, was ordered 39

a small boy owned by Robert Green, and employed on Myere's barber shop, was tried for on of December, stolen $3,100 in Confederate Treasury the property of Janies Smith, who had guns to the bobber shop to get shaved. The property taken while the operation was being performed; and as appears, most of it destroyed afterwards. The war ordered 39

Mayors Court, Tuesday, January 13th --Charles to beat his was examinated Mary slave of J. M. no paners and pinions in the dach go William Edward, drunk, lying on the see walk let off Share, drunk, in the street discharged Charies Bennett free negro from Confederation the city-contrary to law, lat off, Harris have of C S stealing piece of let off. End Came, drank and disorderly in William Stuff's house required to give $150 a curity for his good behavior. Peter man, committed for an insult on his wife, Margaret. Peter C Turuse, drunk in the street committed for want of security. Gray, free negro, in the city with county let off. all of the parties arrested at the Mr. Vernon House for being of evil name and without means of save John Ford, were put in jail in default of $100 for their good They save the name of Frank Reseverst a Bert, Chas, Buris, under. Wm. D. and

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