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Runaway in Jail. --Was committed to the jail of Henrico county, on the 23d of November, 1861, as a runaway, a Negro Man, who calls himself John, and says he is the properly of Mrs. Mary Scott, of Albemarle county, Va.--Said negro is about 25 years old, 5 feet 10 inches high, yellow complexion, and had on when committed a light winter suit of homespun clothes. The owner of said negro is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charged, and take him away, he will be dealt with as the law directs. Geo. D. Pleasants, S. H. C. jal — ts
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County Court. --The monthly term of the County Court of Henrico commenced on Monday. After disposing of a good deal of civil business, the Court proceeded to try a case of felony — viz: Matthew, slave of A. G. Wortham, and Claiborne, slave of Mrs. Mary Smith, charged with burglariously entering the house of Parker C. Westcott, in November last, and stealing therefrom two gold watches, chains and seal, valued at $150, and a lot of jewelry valued at $22. The trial was closed last evening, the Court finding the prisoners guilty and sentencing them to sale and transportation. John B. Young for the Commonwealth, Luther R. Spilman for the defence. The Court took time to consider upon the question of the valuation of the negroes.