--Besides the cases above mentioned the following matters were before the Mayor
and Lewis Davis
, two white boys, were charged with stealing two shoe uppers from M. P. Shannon
It appeared that Shannon
, having missed the goods from his shop, near the Lancastrian School, suspected the accused and charged them with the theft, when they admitted their guilt, and promised to return the stolen goods, but only returned one pair of the uppers.
The case was continued for additional witnesses.
Sam, slave of John Gamble
, was ordered to be whipped and sent to the batteries for breaking into the lime kill near the penitentiary and stealing a lot of cooking utensils, &c, from Patrick Bolton
Of the stolen articles a frying pan and a tine cup were found in the negro's possession.
, slave of Mrs. Bontware
, was committed as a runaway.
was charged with striking Wm. E. King
with a brick.
This appearing to be only a fight among some children, the Mayor
dismissed the case.
The case of Shandy Perkins
, charged with buying butter on the way to market and selling it in the market, was continued.