met pursuant to adjournment, and was presided over by Recorder Caskie
, assisted by a fail bench of Aldermen.
A fine of $10 and payment of costs was imposed upon Mary C. Van Lew
for permitting her slave Margaret to go at large and hire herself out contrary to law.
The application of Aun Slighton, a free negro woman, emancipated since the year 1805, for permission to remain in this State, and reside in this city, was this day heard and rejected.
A nolle prosequi
was entered in the case of Wm. H. Fry
for permitting a nuisance on his premises
The applications of B. Lennace
and Chas. Everett
, for licenses to keep ordinaries in this city, were heard and rejected.
and C. Bales
were granted licenses to keep ordinaries in this city till the 1st day of May, 1864.
The application of Francis Baller, a free negro woman, for permission to remain in the Commonwealth
, and reside in this city, was continued till the October term.
, a free negro woman, wife of Hobson
, the barber, was recently ordered by the Mayor
to receive 20 lashes for failure to pay a fee incurred by her in leaving the State of Virginia
and going North, and then returning to this city, contrary to the laws of the Commonwealth
To this decision an appeal was taken to the Court of Hustings, which appeal was heard yesterday, and the decision of the Mayor
Martha was fined $100 and ordered to leave the State
in ten days from date.
, charged with larceny, was bailed to appear at the October term of this Court.
The trial of Wm. A. Lambert
, for assault and battery, was postponed until the October term.
, indicted for exhibiting the game of faro in this city, was tried yesterday.
The verdict of the jury was that he should be fined $100, pay the costs of prosecution, and serve out an imprisonment of six months in the city jail, with an additional imprisonment of six months in case of failure to pay said fine and costs of prosecution.
In another case against William Steele
, for exhibiting faro, a nolle prosequi
was entered, and the charge dismissed upon the payment of costs of prosecution.
then adjourned till to-day at 11 o'clock.