John Leister 1832

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John Leister 1832 - cant of the teach are-not of their con....
cant of the teach are-not of their con. m«n^andpa»«|,«bout «er ity tiollan ten* counterfeit *·*· OB tnc Farmer* Hank ofHalumore, L? ing they were discovered to b the person on wliwin be pai amount, immediately applied Police officer, who, with his soon ferreted out the resident further, that be had taken t stage on Sunday morning. Mr. Hays and the person w his acitfyfo him procured a gig and we ami nation! form title the purpose e»ery ban k, well pea all' electing \vcli. the the or a ia- and him, or after him about 12 o'clock-- omnercial e in the lotMlerfeiU-- tie largest Sineon aetyt, iial vigilance, ofJCcagy, and Westminster other in a and of in 'banks, Ueen government, -and a States to our of saved Though as of o had applied on the road ey arrived at Westminster about dark and wft an officer who knew the country ed in search of Keagy. Afte falling at all places they found him,aboi eleven at niglit about six miles abov ^Westminster, near Union Town, at the lious »f John farmer, where they xrrested m and him to Westmiiutcr immedjai ly. Hays him in the gig, anil proceed* I early on Monday for Ualtimore, where heVrrivtd o'clock. An examination ofthe prsoneMouk place before Thomas aheppard, Esq. o'clock in pre.seiice of William Lotinan, President of the liank of Baltimore, Seorge Dunbar, Cashier, T. Cross, "feller, vnd Albert, Director of Comintrciul 5c, Farmers Bank of liaUirnore--when- »e* (KtagyO con " fessed hid whole tran^tio/ in psssing counterfeit Dank notes. He itited, nit in July purchased from a nan by the Gtvge Warner, farinen nt-ar--\yesl!pinster, [au old trader in this buAness] seventy at M cts. the dollar, o^re ttn of the U. and M ·£ tens of the Com. Farmers Keagy,. proceetted to Uaftinore early and |u\-.ed tle tame witiout difliculhv returned hone. In a siort time after, he puich.xsc4-^ roln the same man, at thft price, otyd-uiidred dollai-s, four fives on the llank c/U-dtimorc, and eiijht tens on the K. Ban-k of our city, the greatest wlucii he brought to Baltimore on the iiibt. and passed the whule. ' From this information, K^agy's deposition was taken of-whom be bought tlie money and Hays was despatched oil Tu»_3tlay in the Westminister stage to arrest George Warner--he arrived them about 9 o'clock, communicated 'his businc;S to a Magistrate, obtained a state warrant, employed but from the knows cinnictc" "f Warner, a powerful bully in the neg tbushaod, never would be tmten unless bv snrjjrise, advised to lay stilJ until Thursday, when there was, to be an electioneering Barhacue near his ilacc t where? no doubt he would as he was Always head man on those On Thursday morning' Mays despatched officers ahead on horse back, .·= look a carriage? they arrived at tfez place of and soon fim»l t!ie:r man,.and by a little artifice, "fcuredhim and carried him t-fore M«gisti;(te U '.Vfitminstej', whu committed him t: "pedertctc Ja»l v»here veysd him and vhe"e he now is safely wtih a host of testimony in the against him. Wai n~i is a isa I»T, has a n-id two fine teams ou the ro»«l, has iong time engaged in rh» nefu^ious ilssii when arrested and secar ed, the people pfeared rejoiced. We have been thus particulat in the not oiily to show tls nature cs*" the disclosed, but to exhibit the act*e- v"gis,- [ .i,c of one of our vigilant Police offict»M, Soli. Chron.

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  1. The Frederick Town Herald,
  2. 29 Sep 1832, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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