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Brother, the other for groceries on John M. Higgins. The first order, purporting to be written by Smith, reads as follows: Richmond, Nov. 19, 1861. Mr. Wolfe: Let Mr. James Wilson have clothing to the amount of $15, and present your bill to me. H. M. Smith. Respectfully, It was written in ink. The second, in pencil, reads as follows: Richmond, Jan. 25, 1861. Mr. Higgins: Please let Mr. Davis have $2.50 worth of groceries, and charge me. H. M. Smith. Respectfully, On the bills being presented, Smith denied all knowledge of either Wilson or Davis, or of the transaction. The handwriting in both orders was the same, and circumstances pointing to the prisoner, he was arrested, and identified by Wolfe and Higgins as the party who had obtained the goods. The prisoner, who offered no defence, was remanded for examination before a called Court, on the 26thinst., and the witnesses gave bond to appear and testify in the case at that time.