From the Richmond Dispatch, 2/3/1864, p. 1, c. 5

The Forde Case. – Bill of Exceptions Filed.--The counsel for Robert S. Forde, whose trial was concluded before Judge Lyons Monday by a verdict of guilty from the jury, assessing his punishment at eighteen years in the penitentiary, having filed a bill of exceptions, will argue the points of their objection this morning. It is thought that if a new trial will not be granted Forde, the case will be carried to the Court of Appeals.

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