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Moncure, William C.: Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City

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To R. T. Daniel Sir: I have this day committed to jail Fanny a slave, the property of William C Moncure for going at large and hiring herself out, by the permission of William C Moncure her master, and have recognized William Elsranger as a witness. Given under my hand this 17th day of November 1864 Mayor.