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Murphy, Charles : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City

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(CERTIFICATE FOR FELONY NOT BAILED.] To the Clerk of the Hustings Court of said City, I, Joseph Mayo Mayor of the said City, do hereby certify, that I have this day committed Charles Murphy to the jail of the said City, that he may be Examined by the Hustings Court of the said City for a felony by him committed, in this, that on the 2nd day of September, in the year 1861, at the City of Richmond, and within the jurisdiction of the Hustings Court, of the said City, he did feloniously unlawfully and Malicously Kill and Murder Alebert a slave the property of one Mrs Spindle Given under my hand, this 4th day of September, in the year 1861. Joseph Mayo Mayor.