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Robinson, Henry : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City

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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, James K. Caskie Recorder of the said City, do hereby certify that I have this day committed Henry Robinson, a free negro 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 first day of September in the year 1864, at the City of Richmond, and within the jurisdiction of the Hustings Court of the said City, he did feloniously counsel, advise and assist Emeline, a slave the property of Edward Vickers to escape from her said master and owner. And did then and there feloniously aid, connive at, and concern himself in the escape of the said slave Emeline from her said owner with intent to defraud and deprive the said Edward Vickers of the said slave Emeline. And for this also, that he the said Henry Robinson on the day and year aforesaid, at the City aforesaid, was then and there feloniously accessory to the escape of the said slave Emeline from her said master and owner , then and there intending thereby feloniously to defraud and deprive the said Edward Vickers of his said slave Emeline.

Given under my hand this 2nd day of September in the year 1864. James K. Caskie Recorder.