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an affirmative answer, and about dark Elliott appeared with three negroes, the eldest not over twelve years, and left them for the night Mr. Wade, after satisfying himself that the children were born free in James City, reported the fact to the police, and had the children taken charge of On Saturday, after getting a description of Elliott, officer Perrin went in search of him and soon found him. Elliott was arraigned before the Mayor, and his examination continued until to-day. He says he purchased the boys as slaves, and expects to satisfy the Court that he has been guilty of no violation of law; but has himself been swindled if the negroes, as represented, are free Judge Crump has been retained as counsel for the defence. After the committal of Elliott the officers arrested L. B. Boynton and Robert H. Cotton, charged with being engaged in the kidnapping; but they both deny any knowledge of the affair. There are other parties said to be concerned, but they are yet at large.