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--L. Dwyer, a denizen of Pinkalley, appeared before the Mayor yesterday to answer a summons for receiving of a negro a lot of onions said to be stolen from C. Burton of Henrico. Mr. Barton's onion patch was robbed on Monday night and on Wednesday he found a negro in the second market with onions for sale which he believed had been stolen of him. Mr. B. came to this conclusion because of the peculiar track made by the thief and the shape of the negro's foot who was found in possession of the onions. Mr. Dwyer stated inst the were brought to him on Tuesday and offered for sale on Wednesday. He was acquitted of receiving the onions of a thief, but required to attend Court at another time to show cause why he should not be fined for trading with a negro in violation of law.

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