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Mayor's Court.

--John Miller was called before the Mayor yesterday to answer a charge of keeping his bar-room open on Sunday; and after officer Davis had testified to the fact, Mr. Miller produced a deed and a tax bill to show that his local habitation was in the county of Henrico, and therefore not within the jurisdiction of the city ordinance for the proper regulation of dram shops. Officer Seal, however, stated that the house was within the limits of the corporation; that it was situated on 17th street, above the Central Railroad, and that the defendant had previously paid one fine for a violation of a city ordinance at that very place. The Mayol promised to examine the record and the locality, and would decide upon the merits of the case hereafter.

John Kennedy, charged with selling ardent spirits without a license, was required to replenish the city treasury to the amount of five dollars.

Polly Scott a free woman of color, was charged with keeping a disorderly house, and permitting negroes to assemble there without the consent of their owners. She received sentence of fifteen stripes, and a negro boy Joe, who was caught at her house by watchman Wickes, was ordered to the same punishment.

Henry, slave of Wm. Green, was punished in the usual way for running away from a watchman who was about to arrest him.

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