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$25 reward. --Ranaway, on the 29th of March, a Woman, named Nancy, whom I purchased of H. Stern, of this city. She is of medium size, rather spare made, of a ginger-bread color; has a diffident look when spoken to; is 23 years old; has a blister scar on her neck. She was sold last Christmas at the sale of Wm. Andrews, deceased, nine miles above the city. She may now be in that neighborhood, or near Slash Cottage, as she has a mother living at Mr. Wm. Winn's, near that place, in Hanover county. She was hired to Mr. Samuel Allen, of this city, last year, and has a husband hired to Mr. Ballard, of the Exchange Hotel, by the name of Dolphins. I will pay the above reward if delivered to me in Richmond. my 9--1w* R. B. Woodward.
Convicted. --James, slave to John Gilliam, was convicted before the Mayor of stealing shoes from H. Stern & Brother, and sentenced to the lash.
$25 reward. --Ranaway, on the 29th of March, a woman named Nancy, whom I purchased of H. Stern, of this city. She is of medium size, rather spare made, of a ginger-bread color, has a diffident look when spoken to, is twenty-three years old, has a blister scar on her neck. She was sold last Christmas at the sale of Wm. Andrews, dec'd, nine miles above the city. She may now be in that neighborhood, or near Slash Cottage, as she has a mother living at Mr. Wm. Winn's, near that place, in Hanover county. She was hired to Mr. Samuel Allen, of this city, last year, and has a husband hired to Mr. Ballard. at the Exchange Hotel, by the name of Dolphius. I will pay the above reward if delivered to me in Richmond. R. B. Woodward. ap 16--1w*
was also sent on. Both parties were admitted to bail in the sum of $500. Thomas R. Stewart was build to appear and answer an indictment for selling liquor without license. Jacob Keck, for selling in the Second Market after the hour of closing, was fined $2. John Pendergrast, for garroting John McCarty, and robbing him of $150, was sent on for examination before the Hustings Court. Edmond, slave of Mrs. John Allen, for threatening to cut the heart out of Nathan, slave of H. Stern, was ordered twenty-five lashes. Joe, slave of — Stanard, found with a Liam and shoulder of bacon in a bag, which he alleged he had bought from another negro, was ordered to be whipped. John Donchoe complained that Michael Finney struck him for nothing at all. The complaint was dismissed at defendant's cost. The following cases were continued until to-day: Meriwether Quaries, for stealing $445 from John H. Scribner; Patrick Callaban, for stealing four caps from George S. Beatt
Election of a Bank President. --A general meeting or the stockholders of the Traders' Bank was held at their office, in this city, yesterday. Mr. John B. Davis (formerly of Davis &Hutcheson, Franklin street,) was elected President to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Hector Davis, the first President of the institution. The following gentlemen were unanimously elected Directors of the Bank, viz: John A, Helvin, Charles T. Wortham, James T Butler, George W Smith, Robert L. Dickinson, John M. West, Nathaniel M. Lee, and H. Stern.
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