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Charge of receiving stolen Goods. --The police yesterday arrested Peter H. Morgan upon the charge of receiving a stolen travelling bag, containing promissory notes to the amount of $1,900. payable to Mrs. Exall, by Patterson & Brothers, and notes for $1,100, payable to the order of O. P. Bell and A. A. Bell.
lony. --Yesterday morning a young man named Peter H. Morgan, a resident of Maryland, was arraigned before the house of a friend, for safe keeping. He had met Morgan before; had made a trip with him to New York and back, and had let Morgan put goods in a vessel which he had chartered, and which was to land on the Rappahannocks there seized by Federal authority. Mr. Farr told Morgan of his letter bag, and then purchased goods with whockade, but gave him no authority to touch either.--Morgan, it seems, got possession of the letter bag containe promptly paid, and the money put to the credit of Morgan. Mr. Bell, on learning of the notes of his firm bea writ of injunction, had them held by the broker. Morgan returned to this city last Monday and visited his bf Maryland, had stolen the latter bag, and that he (Morgan) had gotten possession of the notes. So much for the facts. Morgan proved a good character by those who had known him in Maryland. The counsel for the pri
ckaders, both intelligent young men, have had to undergo within a few days past. Yesterday Peter H. Morgan, a blockade runner, was before the Mayor on the cath of Josiah K. Farr, also a blockader, c successful "runner" and a trust worthy man. Farr, it seems, had chartered a vessel, and allowed Morgan to ship goods on it, which vessel was seized by Federal agents in Washington. Farr then made up blockade packages and deposited them in Maryland for safe keeping, Morgan knowing where they were and all about them. The next thing heard of the sack and goods in question they had been brought to n sold, but professing his readiness to pay it over to Farr at any moment. Farr, it seems, gave Morgan no authority to get his goods and bring them over. Morgan gave as a reason for doing so that heMorgan gave as a reason for doing so that he supposed Farr had been captured by the Yankees; that finding the sack and a letter bag in the hands of another party he took possession of them, and, as a friendly act, made sale of the goods, in ord