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Mayor's Court. --Besides the cases above mentioned the following matters were before the Mayor yesterday: Alexander Davis and Lewis Davis, two white boys, were charged with stealing two shoe uppers from M. P. Shannon. It appeared that Shannon, having missed the goods from his shop, near the Lancastrian School, suspected the accused and charged them with the theft, when they admitted their guilt, and promised to return the stolen goods, but only returned one pair of the uppers. The case was continued for additional witnesses. Sam, slave of John Gamble, was ordered to be whipped and sent to the batteries for breaking into the lime kill near the penitentiary and stealing a lot of cooking utensils, &c, from Patrick Bolton. Of the stolen articles a frying pan and a tine cup were found in the negro's possession. Frederick, slave of Mrs. Bontware, was committed as a runaway. Marin Lucas was charged with striking Wm. E. King with a brick. This appearing to be on
The President's letter to Governor Vanes. The readers of the Dispatch cannot fail to be struck by the facts, arguments, and grave and we eloquence of this remarkable document. It is thus far unanswered, and it, we verily believe, altogether unanswerable. How can President Davis make any effort to bring about a restoration of peace? How can he open negotiations for that desirable purpose? Every attempt to communicate, even upon subjects involving the commonest interests of humanity, with the despotism at Washington, has been rejected with scorn. The tyrant has already proclaimed the only terms upon which he will allow us to breathe the air, which is the common inheritance of all mankind; of the slave as well as of the free; of the captive in his dungeon, as well as of the King upon his throne,--He has not exhibited the slightest symptoms of a disposition to relax the rigor of these terms. indeed, his interpreters say, that even they were not meant for such as are still reb