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med Peter King, who had on his person one of the coats stolen by Brown and Hoppell. He seized King, who grew indignant and drew a pistol, but was nevertheless conducted to the cage. On his way down he confessed that Brown and Hoppell had made him a present of the coat claimed by Scribner, King will be brought before the Mayor to-day. Hustings Court.--Judge Lyons's Court was engaged all of yesterday in trying John Hagan, for extorting $40 from James Evans, a person of mixed blood. John S. Caskie appeared for the defendant and L. Tazewell for the Commonwealth. An argument of three hours duration was made on the propriety of admitting the testimony of Evans, which was at last ruled in by the Judge, and went to the jury, who, after hearing further evidence, and arguments of counsel, acquitted the accused about seven o'clock last night. Thus terminated the celebrated case against "Hagan's John, King of the Creek Nation"--a great cry and little wool." On Monday night a jury in