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Recovery of stolen Goods.

--On the 16th of December last, Dr. M. Tally entrusted his trunk, which contained a valuable assortment of diamond and other jewelry, and wearing apparel, to a negro boy to convey from his boarding-house to the Petersburg Depot. On arriving at the cars the negro failed to make his appearance, and from that time till within a few days back nothing had been heard from him. On Saturday last two negroes, named Jim, slave of Robt. Trower, and Andrew, the property of Mrs. Betay Scarver, of Hanover, were arrested by officers Seal and others, on the charge of having in their possession the stolen property. In the room occupied by Andrew were found the trunk, a large lot of the clothing, and several pieces of valuable jewelry, while upon the person of Andrew a pair of valuable diamond studs were observed. They were identified by Dr. Tally as his property, Jim offered no defence; but Andrew plead that the studs he had purchased from Jim for one hundred dollars. The Mayor remanded them to jail for examination before the Hustings Court.

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