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The Daily Dispatch: March 14, 1864., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
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ed for indictment. --A young man named William H. Keys, formerly of Baltimore, and now a member of the 25th Virginia battalion, was arrested a few days since, charged with altering a $1 Federal greenback to $10, and selling the same to Mrs. Jemima Edwards, for $120 in Confederate money. --The accused obtained a genuine United States one dollar bill and inserted a figure naught beside the figure "$1," which is in the centre of a circle in the upper end of the right hand side of the note. Thtions were miserably executed, and were not at all calculated to deceive the most unobservant. An examination took place before Commissioner Alex. H. Sands on Saturday morning, when it was proven that Keys positively stated when he sold it to Mrs. Edwards, that the note was a good one. The order from Lieut. V. Bossieux, delivering the prisoner up to the authorities, sets forth that he is a very bad character generally, and deserves the severest punishment. At the conclusion of the examination