Mayor's Court, Tuesday, March 3d
presiding — The case of James P. Shelley
, charged with swindling James F. McNulty
out of $100, by selling him a watch, pretending it to be gold, was called up and continued till the 4th inst.
James M. Lilly
, a soldier arrested for pocketing a knife and fork belonging to the proprietor of the Columbian Tavern
while drunk, was sent to Castle Thunder, to be returned to his company.
Mary, slave of Charles E. Kent
, was sent before the Hustings Court for trial for going at large, and bailed by her master.
, who had violently assaulted Jacob Isler
in the house of Thos
, without cause, was discharged on promise of immediately going back to South Carolina
, where he bal's from.
The case of Richard Morris
, charged with stealing a number of articles of wearing apparel
belonging to Andrew J. Myer
, and of the value of $915, was called and continued until the 4th of March.
and Martha J, Scott
, two impudent colored females, charged with abusing Mrs. Caphart
's children in the street, were respectively ordered twenty lashes, and committed for not having registers of their freedom.
was fined $10 for permitting a nuisance to exist on his lot.
, charged with cutting a cushion and injuring the furniture of the Theatre on the night of the 24th of February, was required to give $150 security for his good behavior and failing, was committed to jail and ordered to be set to labor on the public works for the space of three months.