From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/25/1864, p.1, c. 5
Passing Counterfeit Money. – An old negro, named Moses, the keeper of a restaurant near the New Market, had passed upon him yesterday morning a counterfeit one hundred dollar Confederate note, by two negroes, who made some purchases of him. In payment for some fruit, which the fellows had bought from Moses, they presented the hundred dollar bill and received upwards of ninety dollars change in good money. In a short while after the transaction, the note was discovered to be a counterfeit, but it was then too late to overtake the perpetrators of the fraud.