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Mayor's Court, Friday Feb'y 27

--John Webb was charged with assaulting Cumberland G. Cox with a pistol, and was required to give $200 security indulge in no more such freaks for one year from date.

The ca of John Moore, charged with assaulting Simon Jacobs at the Spotswood House with an iron railroad carping, was arraigned for examination but the wounds received by Jacobs still precluding his attendance, it was continued. Jacobs nearly lost his life at the bands of Moore. He had his head beaten into a jelly yet, after or all, the ruffian failed to get the money he was in search of.

David M. Preston and Peter W. Reynolds were arraigned for burglariously breaking into the store of D. Epstin, with intent to commit a larceny, and stealing a pair of shoes and a sum of money. The case was continued until Saturday. After the above parties were identified with the robbery at Epstin's, the officers found a place where Preston had expended $50 of the stolen funds in the purchase of a bonnet for a female acquaintance.

Martha slave of Jas. T. Vaughan was examined for an attempt to murder Ann, infant daughter of her master, by means of poison, which she administered to it. The examination resulted in her being committed for trial before the Hustings Court.

Security for good behavior was required of Jas. Baker and Catharine Summers, for entering the house of Susan Wright in a boisterous manner, and disturbing the inmates thereof.

Wm. Winston, charged with assaulting Henry Welchold with a loaded pistol, was balled to appear on the 2d of March and undergo an examination.

Geo. Major, drunk and disorderly in the Theatre, was fined $1.

Jacob Bailey, free negro, without a register, was committed till March 2d.

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