pers then produced did not make out a case on which he could be hold for trial.
Among the papers were two bogus discharges, one for himself and another for Charles Tankersley, a member also of Shafer's company.--He was therefore re-arrested and brought before the Mayor to be examined for the last-named offence.
Mr. P. H. Aylett uthorities.
T. A. Staples, jailor of Henrico, sworn: Was well acquainted with Wyvill's handwriting.
He wrote for several months in the County Clerk's office.
Tankersley's discharge, dated May 4,'61, was in Wyvill's handwriting, he thought Gen. Winder's name is certainly a forgery.
Wyvill's own discharge, dated November 20, '61 instructions to arrest these parties; did so. Found in W.'s trunk the papers produced.--W. was an officer in a company stationed at Belle Isle for guard duty.
Tankersley boarded at the Powhatan House.
Made the arrests August 14th. Never saw the discharges before they were found in the trunk.
Captain Alexander sworn: Ordered th