From the Richmond Dispatch, 7/20/1864, p.1, c 5
Mayor’s Court. – In this Court yesterday morning Recorder James K Caskie officiated. Only from fifteen to twenty minutes were consumed in disposing of the following cases:
Fuller, slave of John Enders, charged with stealing one cotton mattress from some person unknown, was ordered to receive twenty-five lashes.
The same punishment was inflicted upon Mary, slave of Mrs. MoonsMine, charged with stealing two breast pins from some person unknown, valued at $20 each, and two little negro boys, belonging to George R. Bagby, charged with stealing one shad from John P. Taylor, and a lot of eggs from some person unknown, in the Second Market.
Silvey, slave of James Holeman, supposed to be a runaway, and Mary, slave of Sylvester Cocke, arrested with an improper pass and having in her possession a lot of tobacco supposed to have been stolen, were committed to jail to await a further hearing.
The charge against Mary Stevens, of receiving one counterpane, the property of Theodore Fiega, knowing it to have been stolen, was continued till such time as the Mayor can attend to the matter.