--The following is a summary of the proceedings before the Mayor
, slave of President Davis
, charged with stealing money from his master, and attempting to escape to the Yankees
, did not appear, he having escaped from the upper station-house after being locked up therein.
A charge was preferred against William Butler
and John Bastin
, white boys, of stealing fifteen pairs of cotton cards
, worth $800, from Wm. Forbes
The evidence implicating these boys with the theft, the Mayor
remanded them for examination before the Hustings Court.
The charge against Henry, slave of Wright
, of trespassing on the premises of Mrs. Gwathmey
, being without a pass, and carrying unlawful weapons, was examined into, and the accused ordered to receive thirty lashes.
, a free negress, made her appearance to answer the charge of aiding and abetting Robert, slave of Wm. Gibbes
, of Lynchburg
, to escape to the Yankees
, after patiently listening to a mass of testimony, adjourned further investigation till Wednesday.
, also free, appeared to answer the charge of enticing a slave belonging to William Stagg
, of Petersburg
, to run away.
Ordered to be whipped.
, Frederick Miller
, and Moses Kaufman
, white, being idle, dissolute persons, and with no visible means of support, appeared to answer the complaint.
were required to give security for their good behavior, and Kaufman
was sent to the enrolling officer.
Henry Temple, charged with feloniously cutting and stabbing a white man, whose name is unknown, appeared to answer the complaint.
Put off till this morning.
, a white woman, charged with feloniously receiving $120 40 in silver, two $50 Confederate bills, two watch seals, one watch key, and other articles, the money and property of Alexander Craig
, knowing the same to have been stolen, was called to the stand.
Owing to the absence of witnesses the case was continued.
A negro boy, named Henry
, slave of Geo. Gibson
, charged with throwing stones in the street, was ordered to be whipped.
A similar charge was preferred against Robert and Jim, the property of Thomas J. Evans
They were also ordered to be whipped.
A negro man named James, belonging to Daniel Trueheart
's estate, charged with being drunk, insulting in his language, and refusing to give his name, was called up to answer the complaint.
The offence was proved, and the Mayor
ordered him to receive thirty-nine lashes.
and John, slaves, were ordered to be licked for being out after hours.
, slave of Ferdinand Fore, charged with stealing one calico dress, valued at $10, and one bonnet, worth $5, from Thomas W. B. Davidson
, was called to answer the accusation.
The evidence proved the offence, and he was thereupon ordered to be whipped.
was called to answer the charge of unlawfully stealing one shawl from Mrs. Mary A. Wood
After an examination of witnesses the accused was sent on to the Hustings Court.
, free, charged with stealing $2,500 in money, a pair of shoes, and one gold watch, from Wm. A Wright, was called to answer the complaint.
The testimony proving her guilt, she was sent on to the Hustings Court for further examination.
A charge was preferred against John, slave of John B. Davis
, of writing a pass for Carter
, slave of Dr. Warner Cook
, so as to enable him to escape to the Yankees
Ordered to be punished by his master.
Dr. Howell Thomas
was fined for depositing and permitting offensive matter to remain on the embankment on Marshall street near the Medical College.