Colton asks Yancy to investigate counterfeit money that's being passed throughout the French Quarter. His investigation brings him into contact with Lonesome Jackson, a Virginia City miner who recently struck in rich and came to New Orleans seeking a wife. The Treasury Department suspects Jackson because of the large bankroll he's carrying, but Yancy believes that the miner is being set up as a patsy by the real counterfeiters.
Did You Know?
[Yancy sits in on a poker game with only a small stake
Oh Yancy, you ain't much of a plunger. That's just chicken feed.
Don't you know you can get the whole Mississippi River inside a riverboat just by punching one little hole.