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to her. William Henry, a small negro boy, charged with stealing peas from the market, was ordered to be whipped. Peter Williams, a fice negro without proper papers, was put upon the batteries. Lizzie, slave of John Jarvis, heretofore committed as a runaway, was released from prison and turned over to the care of Mrs. Royall till called for by her owner. The Mayor then adjourned his court till 9 o'clock this morning. A negro named Grandison, who, for some months past, has been considered the proprietor of a small confectionary and fruit store on Ninth street, in rear of St. Paul's Church, was brought into court by order of the Mayor. William A. Irving came forward, acknowledged the ownership of the store, and proclaimed Grandison as his slave. He also informed the Mayor that it was his purpose to discontinue business on the first of the month, and that his negro would be put on the batteries this morning.--Under these circumstances the matter was dismissed.
Mr. Davis Visited by his old Richmond pastor. --The Fortress Monroe correspondent of the New York Herald is "authoritatively informed" that the Rev. Dr. Minnigerode, of Richmond, pastor of St. Paul's Church, of which Mr. Davis is a member, and which he generally attended during his residence here, has been permitted to spend a day in company with Mr. Davis: "The sacrament was administered to him, and everything done that could be, by his old religious teacher and adviser, through scriptural reading and prayer, to give him peace of mind and that cheerful content and resignation following the right kind of teaching and faith. During his imprisonment, Mr. Davis's only religious attendant and adviser has been the post captain, Rev. Mr. Cheevers, a most amiable and excellent man and worthy and devout clergyman. It was natural he should like to be attended by his old pastor, and no one will be inclined, I am sure, to blame him for asking the privilege of his attendance upon hi
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