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The Daily Dispatch: December 11, 1865., [Electronic resource], Meeting in Baltimore for the Benefit of Presbyterian ministers in the South. (search)
False pretences. --Samuel W. Scott, a young man of genteel appearance, was arraigned before Jne of the proprietors of the Spotswood Hotel. Scott, the prisoner, stayed at the hotel during a pairst came there he registered his name as Samuel W. Scott, and took a room on the second floor. So I knew him or not. I then told the Major what Scott had stated to me, and he expressed some distrust concerning his (Scott's) honesty. I then questioned Scott about his being a detective, and he sScott about his being a detective, and he said he was here with one of the chief detectives of Philadelphia, named Franklin. After this, I te W. Sharkey, of Philadelphia, to learn whether Scott's statements were true or false. The answer rBrutus Long & Co. Mr. Millward recalled.--Scott owes the Spotswood Hotel a bill of forty dolla Major J. N. Croft, Chief of Police, sworn.--Scott came to my office about the 30th of October anief of Police of that city that no such man as Scott was employed on their detective force. I then[2 more...]