again presided yesterday morning in the absence of Mayor Mayo
, who is confined to his room owing to indisposition.
The following cases were booked and speedily disposed of:
, white, charged with drunkenness and lying in the street, was ordered to be taken to the Provost-Marshal
, to be by him sent to his command.
Ramos, slave of Christopher Hatcher
, charged with stealing wood from the city, was ordered to receive thirty-nine lashes.
The case of William Bass
, free negro, charged with receiving four ambulance springs, belonging to the Confederate States
, knowing the same to have been stolen, was called up, but, owing to the absence of testimony, was further continued.
Mrs. Elizabeth Jeter
, against whom a charge was instituted by Ellen Mitchell
that the accused had threatened to assault and beat her, and to poison her son, was discharged upon the promise given by her that she will not further molest said Ellen Mitchell
Owing to the fact that the Mayor
has partially heard the following cases, and that the Recorder
does not desire to dispose of them during his absence, they were continued till such time as His Honor may be able to attend court: Delia Mack
, and Richard, her slave, charged with trespassing upon the promises of Caroline Mack
and breaking into her house; Jim, slave of William Allen
, charged with murder; and Mary, slave of James M. Talbott
; Henrietta, slave of James M. Talbott
, and Richard, slave of Mary Redmond
, charged with burglary and felony by breaking into and entering the house of James M. Talbott
in the night time and stealing therefrom a large amount of gold and silver coin
, wearing apparel
, slave of William Jones
, charged with stealing four ambulance springs, of the value of one hundred and sixty dollars, the property of the Confederate States
, was discharged, there being no evidence against him which could warrant his conviction.