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The Daily Dispatch: December 12, 1863., [Electronic resource], Plan for the improvement of the Currency. (search)
Forgery and false pretences. --Yesterday the Mayor spent most of his morning session in the examination of James M. D. Irvine and E. J. Forbes, charged with forgery and obtaining money from the C. S. Government by false pretences. The evidence in this case may be summed up thus: On the 26th of November young Irvine called at the office of Paymaster Wayt, on Franklin, near 13th street, and presented the pay-roll of George W. Finley for commutation of rations, amounting to $103.20. As the roll had the name of Col. Lee Roy Brown, of the 44th Va. regiment, signed to it, and as Irvine represented himself to be George W. Finley, Capt. Wayt paid the bill and took Irvine's receipt, he signing it Geo. W. Finley. The papers were then regularly filed, Capt. Wayt suspecting nothing wrong. On the following day, the 27th, Irvine again called on Capt. Wayt, and presenting the pay-roll of F. G. Bennett, with an order to pay the same to Geo. W. Finley, desired to collect $228 claimed
The Daily Dispatch: December 12, 1863., [Electronic resource], The report of the Secretary of the Treasury. (search)
Runaway--$50 reward --From my residence, on Franklin st, on Friday night, 19th November, my servant girl, Catherine. She is about fifteen years old, of light gingerbread color, has black, curly hair, parted in middle; has a sleepy look out of her eye; straight nose; slender form; about five feet high. She was bought of Mr. Shackleford, of Warrenton, Va, where she may be aiming to go. I will give the above reward to any one who may catch her, or give me such information as will enable me to get her, Samuel D Hicks, Franklin, but 4th and 5th sts. de 4--6t