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Drew, Richard : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City

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(Recognizance of witness in felony.) CITY OF RICHMOND, To-wit: BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the 19th day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four Jacob N. Hoeflick, Vincent Bargaman, William S Jenkins R. T. Seal and Robert Crow personally came before me Joseph Mayo Mayor of the said City, in said City and severally acknowledged themselves to owe the Commonwealth of Virginia; each in the sum of Three hundred dollars separately, of good and lawful money of the Confederate States of America, to be made and levied of their goods and chattels, lands and tenaments respectively, to the use of the said Commonwealth.

The Condition of this Recognizance is such, that if the above bound Jacob N. Hoeflick Vincent Bargaman Wm. S. Jenkins R. T. Seal and Robert Crow and each of them, shall personally appear before the Justices of the City of Richmond aforesaid, on the 14th day of November, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, at a Court by them to be holden, in and for said City, in the City Hall of said City, in said City, for the trial of Richard Drew Free, Jacob and Curtis Slaves charged with felony and do then and there, in behalf of said Commonwealth, give such evidence as each of them knoweth, concerning the said offence, with which the said Richd Drew, Jacob and Curtis stands charged, and do not depart without leave of said Court, then this recognizance to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue. Taken and acknowledged before me, in said City, and within the jurisdiction aforesaid, the day and year first above written. Jos. Mayo Mayor.