Hustings Court of Magistrates.
--The winter term of this court began its session yesterday.
Dr. John P. Little
and Dr. Henry W. Davis
were unanimously nominated to the Governor
as fit persons to be appointed corner of the city, in place of Dr. St. George Peachy
Sally, slave of Charles Y. Morriss
, and Ellen, slave of Ferdinand Blackford
, were each ordered to be whipped for stealing money and wearing apparel
from Sally Brockmore.
Reuben Manheim, alias Reuben Morris
, charged with obtaining, under false pretences, a piece of cloth, valued at one thousand eight hundred dollars, the property of Samuel M. Price
, was remanded for trial before Judge Lyons
, slave of Lyttleton Bowles
, charged with breaking into the house of Robert W. Oliver
and stealing a lot of corned beef
and a turkey, was ordered to receive thirty-nine lashes.
Catherine, wife of Washington
, charged with receiving the same, knowing them to have been stolen, was discharged upon the payment of costs of prosecution.
Amanda, slave of William Forbes
, and John, slave of Frank Allen
, charged with breaking into the dwelling-house of Samuel W. Allen
with intent to commit a larceny were each ordered to receive thirty-nine lashes on their bare backs.
One or two other cases of a trivial character were disposed of; after which the court adjourned till this morning.