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Certificate for Felony Not Bailed

City of Richmond to Wit: 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 Virginus a slave of B Jones to the jail of the said City, that he may be tried by the Hustings Court of the said City for a felony by him committed, in this that on the 12th day of March in the year 1863 at the City of Richmond, and within the jurisdiction of the Hustings Court of the said City, he did feloniously steal take & carry away one trunk of the value of ten dollars one carpet bag of the value of five dollars one white silk shaul two pair of pants the value of twenty dollars one pair of shoes of the value of eight dollars four shirts of the value of twenty dollars two pair of socks the value of two dollars one silk cap of the value of five dollars six shirt collars value of one dollar & fifty cents and one pair of tailor shears of the value of ten dollars of the goods and chattels of Pete F McNamee Given under my hand this 13th day of March in the year 1863 Joseph Mayo Mayor