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Trial for Robbery. --Three negroes, named William, Cornelius, and Jenks, charged with breaking into and robbing the store room of Mr. James H. Grant, on Saturday night last, of a large quantity of provisions, were examined before the Mayor yesterday morning. Mr. Grant, whose farm is some miles from this city, fearing that he might be visited by the Yankee raiders occasionally prowling about the country, bad removed therefrom several barrels of sugar, 5,000 or 6,000 pounds of bacon, and other articles, to the store room over his factory, in this city, for safe keeping. The boys arraigned above slept over this store-room, and conceiving the idea of possessing themselves of some of the rich luxuries, fore up the plank flooring above and descended to the repository below. They then set to work and succeeded in passing through the aperture created by the removed planks several barrels of sugar and about two thousand pounds of bacon, the whole amounting in value to between $5,000 a
Fifty dollars reward. --Ran away from my farm in Chesterfield county, four miles from the city of Richmond, on Friday, the 9th inst, (October,) my man Cornelius, aged 24 or 25 years, 5 feet 1 or 2 inches high, dark gingerbread color; has one tooth out in front below, and lisps a little. Said negro was raised by Edmund Ruffin, a little below Richmond, of whom I purchased him; don't recollect what kind of clothes he had on when he left. Any one finding him will please deliver him to me at my store on Cary, between 13th and Virginia sts. B J Johnson. oc 13--3t*