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00 in Confederate money upon the illegal sale of a negro named Jim. From Mr. William B. Cook's statement, the complainant, it was shown that the accused borrowed monponsibility; but, in consequence of repeated failures to comply with his word, Mr. Cook began to suspect the fair dealing of the defendant and insisted upon a settlemed to cancel the debt by selling a negro girl which he claimed as his property. Cook agreed to the proposition, and went to lock at the girl, but was unable to find gro man, Jim, giving what the complainant supposed to be a genuine bill of sale, Cook paying over the difference between the amount due him for borrowed money and the price asked for the negro. Nothing more was thought of the transaction (Cook believing that he had bought the negro from a party who had the right to sell him) till to act as agent for receiving said hire. It was at this stage of the case that Cook obtained a warrant for Jones's arrest. Several witnesses were examined for