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as George W. Pitts, but it turned out that his real name was Hugh Southard, and he was a member of company H, Thirtieth Virginia regiment. In order to procure the attendance of witnesses, the matter was postponed till Saturday next, and in the meantime the accused were permitted to enter into a recognizance for their appearance. Three negroes, named William, slave of Dr. Burton; Edward, slave of E. G. Haywood; and Robert, slave of Charles Lumsden, were each whipped for exposing themselves by bathing in the canal. Martin, slave of William F. Taylor, charged with stealing a bag of meal from James M. Taylor, was ordered to be whipped; but an appeal was subsequently asked for, and the accused was bailed for his appearance before the Hustings Court. A. Wilfe and Henry Johnson were charged with buying watermelons in the Second Market to sell again. The fact was proved against them and the melons confiscated. Joseph, slave of William Allen, was committed as a runaway.