--The second day's proceedings of the Hustings Court of Magistrates, for the February term, will be found below:
, slave of William H. Pitts
, and George, slave of Warner T. Taliaferre
, charged with burglariously entering the dwelling-house of Rev. Charles Minnegerode
, and stealing therefrom a large lot of groceries, was examined, found guilty by the jury, and sentenced to be hung on the 17th day of March next.
Peter, slave of W. E. Tyler
, and John, slave of Bentley Wicker
, were charged with feloniously conniving at, and aiding in, the escape to the Yankees
of Lucy, slave of E. P. Lyons
The evidence against Peter was sufficient to warrant his conviction, and he was thereupon ordered to receive thirty-nine lashes and then to be sold beyond the limits of the Commonwealth
John was discharged.
, slave of Wm. B. Taliaferro
, arraigned on the charge of stealing forty-three dollars in gold coin
from Jerome H. Hardcastle
, was examined and discharged.
The court ordered Robert, slave of Chas. S. Mills
, charged with stealing a horse, the property of Colonel Morton Marye
, to receive thirty-nine lashes.
An adjournment was then announced till this morning.