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Mayor's Court. --Before the Mayor, on Saturday, the following cases were considered: Henry M. Jones a detective in the Chief-of-Police office of the Confederate States, was charged with fraudulently obtaining $1,600 in Confederate money upon the illegal sale of a negro named Jim. From Mr. William B. Cook's statement, the complainant, it was shown that the accused borrowed money, from time to time, from him, upon the promise of personal responsibility; but, in consequence of repeated f
the purchase of two negro boys.
The good character of the accused was also attested to; after which, the Mayor continued the case for further consideration.
Lucy, slave of Robert Collins, charged with receiving two hundred dollars in Confederate States notes, stolen from George W. Bagby, she well knowing it was stolen, was discharged.
The case against James, slave of William Lowman, charged with having a lot of clothing supposed to have been stolen, was continued.
Mayor's Court. --Before the Mayor, on Saturday, the following cases were considered: Henry M. Jones a detective in the Chief-of-Police office of the Confederate States, was charged with fraudulently obtaining $1,600 in Confederate money up
res to comply with his word, Mr. Cook began to suspect the fair dealing of the defendant and insisted upon a settlement.
Jones did not have the money, but offered to cancel the debt by selling a negro girl which he claimed as his property.
Cook ag s unable to find her at either of two places where he had been informed she was living.
He then became importunate, when Jones offered to and did sell him the negro man, Jim, giving what the complainant supposed to be a genuine bill of sale, Cook p mpowering him to act as agent for receiving said hire.
It was at this stage of the case that Cook obtained a warrant for Jones's arrest.
Several witnesses were examined for the defendant, their testimony going to prove that he had been empower