Craven, Francis : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
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THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, To the Sergeant of the City of Richmond, Greeting: WE COMMAND YOU, that you cause to come before the Judge of the Court of Hustings of the City of Richmond, at the Courthouse thereof, on the second day of the next September term of said Court to be held by the said Judge, (being the 20th day of September 1864,) twenty-four good and lawful men, freeholders of your Corporation, who reside remote from the place where the Felony was committed, of which Francis Craven is accused, each one of whom is twenty-one years of age, to recognize on their oaths whether the said Francis Craven be guilty of the Felony aforesaid or not. And have then there the names of the said freeholders and this writ. Witness, ROBERT HOWARD, Clerk of our Court of Hustings for the City of Richmond, at the Courthouse, the 19th day of August 1864, in the 89th year of our Foundation. Ro: Howard