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The alleged attempt to bribe the Commissioner of Patents. --The charge heretofore preferred against John Henson, a citizen of Fluvanna county, to wit: that he did, in conjunction with one Hughes, a paten agent, attempt to bribe the Confederate Commissioner of Patents by offering him money to procure a favorable report on an invention, was yesterday finally heard before C. S. Commissioner Watson, and resulted in the sending on of Henson to be tried before the February term of the District Ct John Henson, a citizen of Fluvanna county, to wit: that he did, in conjunction with one Hughes, a paten agent, attempt to bribe the Confederate Commissioner of Patents by offering him money to procure a favorable report on an invention, was yesterday finally heard before C. S. Commissioner Watson, and resulted in the sending on of Henson to be tried before the February term of the District Court. He was allowed to furnish bail. Hughes had previously been sent on for trail at the same term.