--The usual number of cases were booked for the Mayor
's consideration on Saturday, though only one of them was disposed of. We append the following list:
, a white man, was charged with stealing a horse, saddle, bridle and halter, valued at three thousand dollars, the property of Benjamin Gilder
The evidence was of a convincing character against the accused, and the Mayor
remanded him for examination before the Hustings Court.
, arrested upon a warrant charging him with obtaining, under false pretences, a load of straw from a negro driver of N. A. Bowe
, was required to give security for his appearance to answer the offence on Monday.
Noble, slave of Angelina Lawson
, was charged with breaking into the dwelling house of his mistress and stealing therefrom a valuable lot of
, ladies' wearing apparel
, &c.; but, owing to the absence of witnesses, the case was postponed till Tuesday.
[The prisoner is the same negro who was arrested and whipped, a short time since, on the charge of burglariously entering and robbing the dwelling-house of Dr. William S. Morris
The case of Zeph Ford, charged with stealing fourteen pounds of powder, the property of some person unknown, was further continued.
, charged with assaulting and beating Josephine Demerritt
, was held to security to answer the offence before His Honor this morning.