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itting on the deck, and tried to prevent the accomplishment of Pate's designs, when the two got into a scuffle, during the progress of which Tinsley succeeded in driving in the staple and locking the boat to the wharf. Subsequently Pate made his negro man scale the enclosure to the lot in which the horse was kept, open the front gate, and take him out. The key to the lot gate was in McGiffin's possession. The Mayor, in giving his decision, stated that the ownership of the property was a question which he had nothing to do with. McGiffin was in actual possession, and therefore it was not proper to get it away from him by force and violence.--In settling such matters recourse must be had to law.] Minor, slave of George Duggins, charged with burglariously entering the storehouses of Robert B. Smith and John O'Neal, and stealing six or seven thousand dollars' worth of sugar, coffee, flour, bacon, &c., was discharged, there being no evidence against him sufficient to send him on.