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Before Commissioner Sands

--N. A. Bernstein, charged with uttering and employing a passport to which Maj. Griswold's name had been forged, was examined on yesterday before Alex. H. Sands, one of the Commissioners of the C. S. District Court, and sent on for indictment by the the Grand Jury.--The prisoner was balled in the sum of $3,000 for his appearance.

The circumstances of the case are these: Bernstein was stopped by the guard at Piping Tree Ferry, on his way to Westmoreland, and his passport was demanded. The orders of the guard were to let no one pass without Gen. Elzey's permission. The guard stopped B., who had only Major Griswold's pass — B. then offered the sentinel $50 in State money to let him pass, which bribe he accepted, and then arrested and sent him to Richmond. Bernstein said he got the passport from a Jew named Jacobs; that he paid him $600 for it, which was what Jacobs asked. The police are after Jacobs.

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