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ALLEGED ATTEMPT TO LETT BLACKMAIL. Annie Barker, aged thirty, and Peter J. Gage, a lawyer, aged forty-two, were arrested yesterday afternuon by Cast. Williams, of too Eighth Precinct, charged with having attempted to rvy black-mail on John J. Johnson, of No. 473 Broadway. It is alleged by Ce complainant that Mrs, Barker sent himlettris threatening tottrt him arretted on a charge of committing an Indecent ateauU ea her while they were fellow-paaaengera: on the train from "Vaahington to thia City. Gaga, It is alleged, acted aa the counsel for the woman, and scot Tetters to Mr. Johnson threatening to send rim to State Prison unleaa he received 3,000. Botii the accused were arraigned before Justice Sherwood, at the JcQereon Market Police Court, and were released en their own recognizance to appear for examination at some future day. j - -

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 26 Jan 1874, Mon,
  3. Page 8

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