--Yesterday morning the following cases were brought up for the Mayor
, charged with robbing Thomas D. Marlow
of thirty two and a half pounds of pork, valued at $195. Case partially investigated and then continued till this morning for further testimony.
Three white females, named Sarah Ann Leverman
, Malinda Brown
, and Octavia Durell
, charged with being persons of evil fame, were remanded to prison for want of security to keep the peace and be of good behavior for twelve months. Augustus Field, John Egerton
, and Alfred Baker
, arrested on the charge of being persons of evil fame, and deserters from the Confederate
service, were ordered to report forthwith to the Provost Marshal
, James Doyle
, Thomas Emory
, and Robert, Hite
, were charged with stealing two trunks, containing a valuable assortment of wearing apparel
, the property of Mrs. Mary Johnson
The testimony for the Commonwealth
was of such a character as to determine the Mayor
to remand Edwards
, and Hite
, for further examination before the Hustings Court.
A similar decision was announced in the case of Ann Page, a free negroes, charged with receiving the above articles, knowing them to have been stolen.
and Ellen and Margaret Brown
, the first charged with using abusive and threatening language towards James B Smith
, and the two latter with being free negroes from Culpeper county
, without proper papers, were proven to have been captured in that county some time since by our pickets, but after an examination before a court martial turned loose in Richmond
on their "parole of honor." The officer who arrested them testified that their character was of the worst kind, and that the house in which they lived (on Exchange alley) was one of the lowest, most disreputable kind.
They claimed protection from the Confederate Government on the ground of being involuntary sojourners here, and stated to the officer that they had been in the habit of drawing rations from the Government
through Capt. Warner
, the Commissary
for the prisoners confined in Richmond
Upon hearing these facts, his Honor discharged them with the remark that if they did not move from the place in which they new reside by Tuesday morning next, he would have them again arrested and brought before him.
Amos, slave of Reuben T. Lacy
, was ordered to be whipped for threatening to assault with a stone Valentine Angle, a white man.