--Waiter, a negro boy 14 years old, was charged with steeling baggage from the Spotswood Hotel
The watchman at the hotel said he had caught the negro late Tuesday night carrying off a trunk from the baggage room of the hotel.
He was committed to jail and ordered to be whipped.
was charged with stealing two horses from Wm. S. Munson
In the absence of witnesses the case was continued.
was charged with stealing a figured silk dress from Belle Harris
, a free negro.
It appears that all the witnesses had gone off to the Yankees
The case was dismissed.
The case of Eliza Liggon
, charged with stabbing Albertine Cephus, was continued till Friday.
, a free negro, was ordered 25 lashes for stealing a thousand dollars' worth of paper from the Confederate States
His counsel took an appeal to the Hustings Court.
, slave of Thos. Bass
, but hired by Benjamin F. Berry
, was ordered to be whipped for receiving the above-mentioned paper; and Edward, slave of Solomon Davis
, and William, slave of E. J. Hudson
, held under the same charge, were dismissed.
Mrs. Flutina Myers
was bound over to keep the peace in the sum of $100 for assaulting and beating with a broomstick Henrietta Nockman
, a girl of fourteen.
Benjamin H. Phillips
, charged with obtaining money under false pretences from Michael Smith
, was remanded to the custody of the military authorities, there being no person present to make a charge against him, and no evidence of any sort to authorize the Mayor
to take cognizance of the case.
There was a written statement of Smith
's that the prisoner had undertaken to carry him to the Yankee
lines, and after receiving his money as pay for the job had left him at a house on Mechanicsville turnpike.