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Scherborn and James Kirk. [A large number of Ordinary keepers have not renewed their licenses, and the Court sits to-day for the purpose of renewing them.] The case of Elijah, slave of Stephen Hunter, for burglary, in breaking open Jas. H. Beagleston's store-house, and stealing $300 worth of groceries, was continued until the next term. E. Beathy was tried for misdemeanor. The jury failed to agree and were discharged. The defendant was then let off on payment of costs. Richard Morris, alias Richard Johnson, was tried for stealing a lot of chickens, of the value of $3. of Ro. E. Johnson, of King William county. He plead guilty, and was sentenced to one day's imprisonment. He had been in jail four months. The Grand Jury found a true bill against David W. Hughes for permitting an unlawful assembly of slaves and illegal gaming in his house, and against Fleming Morgan and Jas. Howard, for an affray in a public street. The Grand Jury were then discharged for the te