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n by a man named Blake, but that he would endeavor to get it, and would leave it at a certain barber-shop that evening. He did not do so, however, and detective Williams and myself then told him it was useless to be fooling about the matter any longer, that if he would produce the watch nothing more would be said about it. We wer-of-police office. Davis replied that, if he had a horse to ride, he thought he could get the watch by Saturday. I went out after a horse, leaving Davis with Mr. Williams; but when I came back he was gone. In a few minutes afterwards, a negro came into the office and handed us (myself and Williams) the watch. We carried it dowWilliams) the watch. We carried it down to Mitchell & Tyler's, the place designated in the advertisement that it was to be left at, and received a check for one thousand dollars, as advertised. Upon being asked who we got the watch from, our reply was that the advertisement said "no questions would be asked." I think Colonel Magruder and Mr. Gardner both told me they