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The Mayor held his Court in the sweat room yesterday, and came nigh melting before he could complete his docket of the cases before him. We note the following: Solomon Parker, insolent to John D. Hicks, discharged. Macklin, slave to Dr. Jennings, of James City, aiding negroes to escape from their owners. Continued. Jim Butler, a Petersburg free negro, penitentiary convict, and graduate of the chain gang, for remaining here contrary to law, was flogged, and then sent to the chain gang. Martha A. Hobson, leaving the city as a servant, visiting the North, and returning here in violation of law, she being free. Continued. Lawrence, a slave, whipped for breaking a gas lamp. Margaret Polin, aiding Pat Coleman, a free negro, in stealing $1,200 from Martin Quinlan. Continued. Mary S. Hill, killing Jim Hodson, a free negro. No proof against her. Discharged. Spencer and Susan Norvell, free negroes, insolent to Martha Cilty. Not proved satisfactorily,