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A Novel case. --On Saturday morning last George Baldwin and Peter Roach appeared before the Mayor to answer the charge of entering the house of Hugh Reagan and abusing and threatening to violently assault and beat him. Neither Baldwin nor RoacRoach are citizens — the first claiming to be a Marylander, and the last an Irishman. When Reagan was called to testify, the Mayor was informed that he had been taken by the conscript guard, and was then in military custody. His Honor immediately sent in Court, under military guard. The circumstances of the difficulty seem to be these: Reagan had loaned Baldwin and Roach money, and as they did not pay it when due, sued out an injunction to prevent them from leaving the Confederacy. On Friday evening, after the writ was served, Baldwin and Roach went to Regan's house, probably to demand satisfaction, for which they were soon after arrested and held to bail to answer before the Mayor at 10 o'clock Saturday morning. Before the hour of t