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Hustings Court.

--In the absence of Judge Lyons, Judge Meredith presided in this Court yesterday. Most of the morning was consumed in the trial of James Williams, a British subject, who was charged with stealing a trunk of clothing from Mrs. Tierney, on the 15th of January last. Williams was a boarder with Mrs. T., and, taking a fancy to some of the articles of wearing apparel on the premises, packed up a trunk full, and left before daylight. Two or three weeks after the occurrence he was found in this city, arrested, and put in prison. When arraigned he plead not guilty; but the jury took a different view of the matter, after hearing the evidence, and ascertained his punishment at three years in the penitentiary. The Judge immediately after passed sentence.

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