Mayor's Court, Saturday, Jan. 3d.
--Wm. Henry Ross
and John Robertson
, free negroes, were charged with assaulting and robbing Alfred, slave
of George T. McGee
The complainant told several contradictory stories relatives to the manner in which he was robbed, but the Mayor
said he could not take the responsibility of deciding on the value of his testimony further than to commit the accused for trial before the Hustings Court.
, arrested as a woman of evil fame, and for obtaining money under the name of McCoy
, was examined.
It appeared that she had been residing with a baker named McCoy
, who died rather suddenly not long since, and that immediately on the happening of that event she had put in a claim for a small sum of money deposited with an outside party, as deceased's wife, and received it. She, however, gave it up to Coroner Sanxay
, who handed it over to the administrator, by whom the above complaint was entered.
The accused was discharged.
The case of Royall H. Brown
, Bob Custolo
, and Wm. Wright
, charged with feloniously stealing $42 from Thos S. Burr
, was called, but the witness not answering to his name, was continued until Monday.
, charged with getting drunk and trespassing on the American
Hotel, was required to give security for his good behavior.
The case of James Neal
, for stealing $80 from Henry McGee
, was partly heard and continued.
charged with an assault on James Neul
, was required to give security.
, charged with an assault on Elizabeth Keathing
, was required to give security to keep the peace for one year.
The forgery case against Madison Griffin
, often alluded to was again called; but the witness in the case not being present, it was continued.
The case against John Head, for an assault on Peter Beech
, was heard and dismissed.
, implicated in a robbery performed by another party on Wm. Rowe
, was allowed to give bail in $1,000 to appear when wanted for examination.