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virtues so much affected the prisoner that he burst into tears and wept copiously till the rendition of the Mayor's decision, and he was ordered back to the criminals' box. Sydenham, slave of John Purcell, was charged with resisting officer Wm. S. Jenkins on Monday afternoon, while in the discharge of his official duty as superintendent of dog catching. The prisoner's dog was unfortunate enough to become entangled in the meshes of a large not which the negro attendants were carrying with them, which so much excited his compassion that he immediately rushed in, and, raising the horrid trap, set the animal at liberty. For this offence he was taken in custody by Mr. Jenkins, but offered so much resistance that officer Adams had to be called on to assist in carrying him to the watch house. The Mayor ordered Sydenham to be whipped. The charge preferred against Alexander, slave of Ann Newton, of stealing a vest from Thomas Boyd, was not sustained, and he was therefore discharg