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Harris, Moses : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City

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Virginia City of Richmond, To Wit; To the Clerk of the Hustings Court of the said City, I, Joseph Mayo Mayor of the said City do hereby certify, that I have this day committed Moses Harris a slave the property of Reuben Ellis, 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 7th day of February in the year 1865, at the City of Richmond, and within the Jurisdiction of the Hustings Court of the said City, he did feloniously break and enter in the day time of that day, the dwelling house of Charles D. Foote with intent to commit larceny therein, and did then and there feloniously take, steal, and carry away, three coats of the value of thirty dollars, one trunk of the value of five dollars, Six shirts of the value of thirty dollars, one Silver Watch of the value of twenty dollars, one pistol of the value of twenty dollars, one gold Watch chain of the value of twenty dollars, two gold sleeve buttons of the value of ten dollars, one gold Shirt button of the value of five dollars, one pair of pantaloons of the value of fifteen dollars, and divers other articles of Gentlemens wearing-apparel of the value of One hundred dollars, from the said dwelling house of the goods and chattles of Charles D. Foote. And one trunk of the value of five dollars, one Silver Watch of the value of twenty dollars, two pair of pantaloons of the value of twenty dollars, four pair of drawers of the value of twenty dollars, two pair of Gloves of the value of ten dollars, and six collars of the value of