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In Charles City County Court the 19 day of August 1830 The Jailor of this County, having reported to the Court that there is now confined in his jail a negro man by the name of Fenley has a Runaway. It is ordered that Peter Sadd James Nanee and Joseph Folkes who being first sworn, do value the said man Fenley and report the same to the Court The Commissioners appointed by the Court to appraise a Runaway now confined in the Jail of the County named Fenley, returned their report from which it appears that the said Runaway is worth the sum of Thirty dollars. It is ordered that the sheriff of the County sell the said Runaway at Public auction for cash at Charles City Courthouse at the next Court after he shall have been advertised as required by law and out of the proceeds of sale pay the charges for apprehending and supporting said runaway, and the surpluses if any disposed of according to law. Copies Teste Ro W [Chintran?] Co Cur Persuant to an order of the County Court of Chas City of the 19 of August 1830 directing a sale of a negro man named Fenley then confined in the Jail of said County I proceeded on the 21 day of October 1830 at the Courthouse of Charles City County to sell the said negro man Fenley as directed by the order above mentioned, after having advertised the time and place of sale as required by law. When he was purchased by Jno B Christhan at the Price of sixty one dollars...$61. From which deduct Shffs Commissions @ 5 pcent...3.05 Jail fees for supporting 8 days, Committing & ...25.50 Clks fee for copying orders &...2. Printers fee for advertising...225 Fee for apprehending...5. 37.80 _____ 23.20 Wm Tyler Shff A Copy Teste Ro: W : Christian Co Cur