Counterfeit $100 bills.
--A gentleman in Mobile
has shown the editor of the Tribune
a new counterfeit Confederate note.
It is of the denomination of $100, and one of the two cents a day Interest bearing notes, "J. T. Patterson
The date is July 4, 1862. It is pretty well got up, but the signatures are all lithographed so neatly, however, that their fraudulent character can only be discovered by inspection.
The ragged nature of the lines expose the fraud.
We suppose, from this last fact, that this is Yankee work, and that the stuff is sold so cheaply that the rascals who vend it could not afford to sign the names in ink. One account says that the Yankees
were loaded with spurious Confederate bills.
This one probably came from them.