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Virginia, At a court held for Westmoreland County the 25th day of July 1831[.] The Commissioners appointed to Value John Boy a runaway in the Jail of this County, this day made their report, And it appearing that the said John Boy is not of sufficient value if sold at public auction to pay his jail fees, It is Ordered that he be advertised forthwith and sold by the sheriff of this County at public auction on the first day of the next court. A Copy Teste Wm Hutt Clk

Pursuant to the annexed Order of the County Court of Westm'd I sold on the 22d day of August 1831, that being Court day, at Westm'd C House, John Boy a runaway who was confined in the said County's Jail, and the said runaway was purchased by Wm H. Sanford at public auction for the sum of $82.00 Deduct 5 pr Ct. Commission 4.10 [total] $77.99 (deduct Jail fees & expences) Jail fees $44.25 Pd for taking up 13.00 Pd Editors for advertising 13.67 Pd W Y. Sherman atto for having order of Ct made &c 2.50 [total expenses] 73.42 Bal in shffs hands $4.48 Given under my hand this 1st day of Sept 1831. WG Walker Dy of J Jett Sh Ct A Copy Teste, William Hutt CC