Webb : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
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City of Richmond to wit Be it remembered, that on the 21st day of November 1863, ["Isaac" crossed out] Webb a slave the property of Isreal Green , who was brought before me Joseph Mayo Mayor of the said City, charged with stealing, taking and carrying away one pair of shoes of the value of fifteen dollars, of the goods and chattels of Phillip K. White, is by me found guilty of said offence, upon the testimony on Oath, of Phillip K. White And I hereby adjudge, that the said Isaac, for the said offence, receive twenty lashes on his bare back at the public whipping post; And now, Isreal Green the owner of said Isaac, prays an appeal from the said judgment to the Husting Court of said City and he having entered into a recognizance for the appearance of the said slave, before the said court on the first day of the next term thereof then and there to answer for the larceny aforesaid, an appeal is granted to him, according to law; and the execution of the Judgment is in the meantime suspended, and the said judgment and conviction as well as the sd [said] appeal are hereby certified to the said Court.
In witness whereof I the said Mayor have hereunto set my hand and seal This 21st day of November 1863, [signed] Joseph Mayo Mayor [seal]