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Major's Court.

--The following subjects were before His Honor yesterday morning for adjudication:

Jesse Eades, charged with stealing a pair of shoes from Hughes & Roane, was remanded for indictment before the Hustings Court.

A negro woman, named Betsey, slave of Maria Carter, was ordered to be whipped, on the charge of stealing flour, sugar, molasses, and wearing apparel, from Mrs. Susan Senon. A free negro, named John H. Hines, was sent to the chain gang for being connected with Betsey in the same offence.

The examination of witnesses in the case of Wm. H. Duke, charged with exhibiting the game of faro, was postponed till the 22d inst, and the accused held to bail in the sum of $5,000.

Emily, a slave woman, found in W. H. Duke's fare bank, was examined and discharged.

Robert Ashley, a free negro, charged with assaulting Betsey Freeman, a free woman, was discharged after a hearing of the testimony.

Abner, slave of W. J. Ragland, appeared to answer the charge of stealing lumber from W. H. West & Bro. The testimony failing to substantiate that accusation, the Mayor promptly discharged him.

The charge preferred against Wm. G. Valentine, of stealing a shawl from Mrs. Mary Wood, not being sustained, the prisoner was discharged.

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