King, Jane : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
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Richmond City, to wit Be it remembered, that on the 7th day of January 1865, James P. Tyler personally appeared before me Joseph Mayo Mayor of said City, and acknowledged himself to be indebted to the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the sum of three hundred Dollars, to be levied of his goods and chattles lands and tenements for the use of the Commonwealth; if he the said James P. Tyler shall make default in the performance of the Condition underwritten.
The Condition of the above recognizance is such, that if the above bound James P. Tyler shall personally appear before the Hustings Court, of the said City, on the first day of the next term thereof, to give evidence on behalf of the said Commonwealth, against Jane King a free Negro, who has been convicted before me, of Petit Larceny in having and receiving the property of the City of Richmond, and has taken an appeal from my said Judgment to the Hustings Court of the said City, and shall not thence depart without the leave of the said Court, then this recognizance shall be void otherwise remain in full force and virtue.
Taken and acknowledged before me the day and year first above written
Joseph Mayo Mayor