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Griffin's Island, between Richmond, and Manchester, is winning new laurels for the depravity of its inhabitants and the increase of its vices. At the Mayor's Court, yesterday, during the investigation of a charge against James McGee, of keeping a barroom on the Island without a license, an invitation ticket, signed Miss Celia Smith, for a mask ball, on the 26th, was shown; and some of the officers, who had lately visited the Island, gave such a description of the iniquity hourly perpetrated there as to shock the sensibilities of any Southern community.--This island is on the great highway between Richmond and Manchester, and is as public as almost any part of Mayo's bridge.--That lewd women and wicked men will be allowed to assemble on it at pleasure, to the disgust of all moral and religious passers by, we cannot believe. If such creatures must be tolerated, let them find their abodes and places of amusement in such localities as not to offend the decent and virtuous; and if they will thrust themselves before the public, they ought to be punished to the very extent of the law.
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