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Almost a Mob.

--A correspondent of the Charlotte Bulletin, from Salisbury, N. C., says that on the 17th, two free negro boys got to quarrelling, when a Magistrate interfered. One of the boys left, the other stood ground, and wanted to fight — he struck the Magistrate and ran. The Magistrate called for help, and it came, but the boy swore he would die before he would be taken. He was taken and tried before a Magistrate, who committed him to await his trial. The excited crowd, however, took him from the officer, and came very near hanging him. He was hung up for about a minute, in the outskirts of the town. He was then brought back and put in jail.

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