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In Henrico County count October 6th 1851. Anderson, a slave, the property of Reuben Boston. Charged with a felony by him committed in this, that he the David Anderson did on the 1st day of September 1851, in the County of Henrico, feloniosly and maliciously burn a bushels of wheat, the property of James a. Moore, which said barn with the said wheat was burnt and were of the value of One' hundred Dollars, was this day set to the [bar?] in custody of the Sheriff, and a Count of [arsen?] and [Tirmined?] being opened upon him. the count doth [afoisn?] Thomas I. Evans. [Illegible] counsel to defend the Prisoner. and the Prisoner being arraigned plead not guilty: Whereupon sunday witnesses were sworn and examined touching the charge aforesaid, and Joseph [Marso?] the attorney is presenting Commonwealth as well as the Prisoner by the said Thomas I. Evans his counsel, in his defence