Mayor's Court, Saturday, April 4th
presiding.--Richard Dun was examined and remanded before the Hustings Court for stealing $170 from James Jones
, a resident of Louisa county
The robbery occurred a restaurant near the Old Market House
, and was fully proved.
A portion of the money was recovered, but the thief had managed to make way with a $100 note.
Jno. W. Williams
, arrested as a suspicious character and person of evil name &c., was required to give $300 security for his good behavior.
William, slave of Dr. Cabell
, was ordered 39 lashes for stealing a cloak, bed quilt, and two glass tumblers from John Thomas
slave of Christian
and Richard slave of John Clayborn
, were ordered 39 lashes for having in their possession a lot of tobacco and a pistol, supposed to have been stolen.
, a white man, was remanded for examination before the Hustings Court for stealing a number of articles of wearing apparel
belonging to Smith
and Ann Kearney
A number of the colored fraternity were ordered to be punished for petty delinquencies, and one "member of the bar" was ordered to be taken in custody for obstreperous conduct.
The latter was released on the adjournment of the Court