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Chapman, Charles : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City

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Virginia: Court of Hustings for the City of Richmond. } City of Richmond, to wit:--The Jurors of the Commonwealth, for the body of the City of Richmond, on their oaths present that Charles Chapman a son of of Page Chapman a free woman of color emancipated since the year one Thousand Eight Hundred and Six, and who the said Charles was born free did, on the tenth day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and sixty at the said City of Richmond, and within the jurisdiction of the Court of Hustings for the said City, unlawfully, after being Twenty one Years of age remain in this state more than one year without lawful permission against the peace and dignity of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Thomas S. Lucas } Witness called and sworn by the Court and sent to the Grand Jury to give evidence. Ro. Howard, Clk.