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emed surprised. Took them to their room, where witness searched Riddell, and Mr. Seal searched Chilton. Found on Riddell $95 in good money, but no counterfeit notes. Prisoner said he got the money, which he exchanged, of Chilton, and that he did not know he had it till he got to Richmond.--Found a pistol and an opera glass on him. Reuben T. Seal, Police Officer, testified that when he was about to search Chilton, the latter remarked that had a good deal of the money about him, and pulled out a package of the notes; also found about $200 of it in a pocket-book, making in all some $1 [The young man alluded to was sent for.] Joseph Stern deposed that one of the prisoners, Chilton, bought an opera glass of him; paid a $10 South Carolina note and borrowed a dollar of the otheice by Mr. Seal. He pronounced them counterfeit. Jas. C. Pritchett testified that he sold Chilton a vest for $8--receiving a $10 South Carolina note, which he gave to Mr. Smith, and returning $
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s in Richmond, connecting the prisoners with the transactions in every instance. This closed the evidence for the Commonwealth. Judge Crump, counsel for Chilton, introduced but one witness, James F. Johnson, Senator from Bedford county, who testified that he had known the prisoner from childhood; that his character previo L. Taylor and Harvey Wash. The Mayor complied, and they were soon afterwards brought into Court. They made statements as to some conversations with Riddell and Chilton in jail; but as they were incompetent witnesses, their testimony was rejected. After this, at the request of Chilton, the Mayor sent for Samuel Jefford, another Chilton, the Mayor sent for Samuel Jefford, another prisoner, convicted of larceny. Jefford, however, declined to make any statement, being, as he said, a convict, and whatever he might reveal would have no weight in the case. The prisoners were then remanded to jail, to be further examined before the Hustings Court in February next.