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Forgery case. --Franklin Richmond, a young married man, a blacksmith by trade, was arraigned before Recorder Caskie, charged with forging H. M. Smith's name to two orders, one for clothing on Wolfe & Brother, the other for groceries on John M. Higgins. The first order, purporting to be written by Smith, reads as follows: Richmond, Nov. 19, 1861. Mr. Wolfe: Let Mr. James Wilson have clothing to the amount of $15, and present your bill to me. H. M. Smith. Respectfully, It was written in ink. The second, in pencil, reads as follows: Richmond, Jan. 25, 1861. Mr. Higgins: Please let Mr. Davis have $2.50 worth of groceries, and charge me. H. M. Smith. Respectfully, On the bills being presented, Smith denied all knowledge of either Wilson or Davis, or of the transaction. The handwriting in both orders was the same, and circumstances pointing to the prisoner, he was arrested, and identified by Wolfe and Higgins as the party who had
Recorder's Court. --The following cases were disposed of yesterday at the City Hall, by Recorder Caskie: Robert Clendining, acquitted of beating his wife, at her request; Henry, slave of Ro. Hatcher, no pass and asleep under a shed — certificate as a runaway granted; Wm. Henry, slave of Spencer Waring, ordered 39 lashes for stealing a lot of wearing apparel from Wm. H. Baily; Tim Foster, slave of Mary Raine, ordered 25 lashes for trespassing on Dr. Hundley's premises, and Fleming Tucker, arrested for an assault on Robert Franklin's son, discharged — the complainant not putting in an appearanc