(Recognizance of witness in felony.) City of Richmond, To-Wit: Be it remembered, That on the 21st day of February, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five James H Grant as bail for Frank a slave personally came before me Joseph Mayo Mayor of the said City, in said City and acknowledged himself to owe to the Commonwealth of Virginia; in the sum of Seven hundred dollars, of good and lawful money of the Confederate States of America, to be made and levied of his goods and chattels, lands and tenements to the use of the said Commonwealth.
The Condition of this Recognizance is such, that if the above Named Frank shall personally appear before the Justices of the City of Richmond aforesaid, on the 13th day of March, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, 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 Frank a Slave charged with feloniously Stealing one bag of Coffee of the Value of one thousand Dollars the property of some person unknown then and there, to answer the said Commonwealth, concerning the said offence, with which the said Frank 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. Joseph Mayo Mayor.