held his Court at the usual hour yesterday morning.
Besides the case mentioned elsewhere, there were several matters before His Honor, some of which were disposed of, and others continued.
William Henry, alias David, slave of Abram Warwick
, had been arrested by order of the Mayor
It appeared that during the Dahlgren raid, two months ago, this negro ran off and joined the raiders.
When the Yankee
cavalry revisited the neighborhood of this city on last Thursday, he deserted them and, returned into the city.
's police, while taking up negroes on Saturday to work on fortifications, got hold of this fellow, and while they had him in custody officer Crone
heard him say he had been with the Yankees
two months, and that he liked them well enough.
was present, and after a consultation between him and the Mayor
it was agreed to send the discursive negro to the fortifications.
Philip, slave of Dr Garnett
, was ordered to be whipped for stealing a canteen of alcohol from the Medical Purveyor
The case of Burwell
, slave of Mrs Ann M. Southall
, charged with stealing a hog, was continued.
The case of Dick
, slave of Mr. Knowles
, charged with breaking and entering the dwelling-house of Mr. John
and stealing a large quantity of lard, coffee, flour, &c, was also continued.