Martha Pemberton was fined $10 for permitting her slave to go at large and hire himself out, contrary to law.
John Denzler was tried by jury for an assault on Hannah Houck, (his sister.) The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.
The following named defendants, indicted for issuing notes of a less denomination than $5, severally paid to the Clerk the costs in their cases, when nolle prosequies were entered by the Attorney for the Commonwealth, viz: R. T. Reynolds, two cases; W. P. Perkins, four cases; Francis B. Hart, six cases; George I. Herring, two cases; Wm. G. Dandridge, two cases; John B. Glazebrook, two cases; A. D. Williams, two cases; T. W. Parker, two cases; Lucien Hill, two cases; R. D. Mitchell, two cases; D. Baker, Jr., nine cases; Thos. B. Starke, eleven cases.
The consideration of the gaming cases will be resumed this morning.
No doubt the Court or Prosecuting Attorney will soon see the propriety of trying or dismissing these petty cases.