--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
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
said he got the passport from a Jew named Jacobs
; that he paid him $600 for it, which was what Jacobs
The police are after Jacobs