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Mayor's Court, Saturday. --Alfred Hill, free negro, with no papers arrested for stealing ten dollars from Cornelius, slave of L. M. Jude, was ordered to be whipped. Churchill, slave of George Daggins, and Dick, slave of Mrs. Alvey, were charged with breaking into the store of Robert B. Smith, near Brook Avenue, some time since, and stealing four hundred pounds of bacon, one bag of coffee, five boxes of candies, two hundred pounds of sugar, one key of lard, all of the value of $8,000.ew something of the robbery, proceeded to his stable, where he found a lot of sugar, bacon, &c, which was recognized by Mr. Smith as his property.--After the negro was committed to prison he made a confession that the robbery was perpetrated by Churchill, who brought the articles to him to keep, some of which he bought. Owing to the absence from the city of Mr. Smith, the Mayor adjourned further examination to a future day. Bail was offered and accepted for the appearance on Monday of Tho
g done so; subsequently, however, when confronted by the negro, she acknowledged it. Alexander, slave of Ann Newton, and Patrick, slave of Fanny Jones, were charged with stealing a trunk of clothing, valued at $3,000, from Thomas Boyd. In neither case was the charge of robbery proved; but the testimony establishing the fact that an illicit trade had been carried on between them, they were ordered to be whipped. Augustus H Plume was held to security for drunkenness and disorderly conduct in A J Berry's house, on the night of Sunday. A further continuation was announced in the cases of Churchill, slave of George Duggins, and Dick, slave of Mr Alvey, charged with breaking into the store of Robert B Smith, in February last, and stealing therefrom about $3,000 worth of groceries. Barny Tracy was charged with assaulting and beating Lewis D Antelotti, on Sunday afternoon last; but in consequence of the absence of witnesses the case was postponed till to-morrow morning.
tures from the Yankee army on the occasion of the explosion of one of their mines near Petersburg, about six weeks since, were eighty-odd runaway negroes, who were enlisted troops in Burnside's corps. Soon after their capture they were sent to Danville, Virginia, for confinement, but on Wednesday last they were transferred to Castle Thunder. For the information of persons whose servants have run away the following list is appended: William, slave of Alexander Gray, Charles co., Md.; Churchill, slave of Miss M. A. Wilson, Annapolis, Md.; Joseph, slave of Alexander Butcher, Baltimore; Luke, slave of Major Pri, Charles co., Md.; George, slave of John G. Perry, St. Mary's co., Md.; Washington, slave of Robert Young, Charles co., Md.; Lewis, slave of George B. Wilson, Norfolk; Henry, Geo. W. Owen, Dorchester, Md.; John, slave of John Wayland, Howard co., Md.; Charles, slave of Captain Arnold, Colburn, Md.; Frank, slave of Alfred Oden, Pike co., Mo.; John, slave of Jim Leighter, Dorc
vate door for her, and were hurrying her away to a place of security till she could escape from England. They answered Churchill that water was monopolized; that Matheson must be minister; that they must speak to the Queen face to face, and have her hostage for the accomplishment of what they wished. Churchill pretended to deliberate for an instant with some one in the adjoining chamber, and then returning, said: If the Queen do not speak with you in ten minutes, you may tear me in pieces.' that he was saying this to give her time to escape; others said if it were so he should assuredly suffer the penalty. Churchill answered nothing, only smiled; and then the majority said he could not be so foolhardy, and they would grant him the tepassed, and Matheson eagerly cried, "The time is gone, yet we don't see the queen." "Then tear me in pieces," said Churchill; and the mob, finding their prey had escaped, did so, indeed; the gallant man falling where he stood, and not another w
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