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Virginia At a court of monthly sessions begun and held for Westmoreland county on Monday the 22nd day of September 1851. The court was then opened as a count of Oyer and Terminer for the trial of Harry a slave the property of Mrs. Elizabeth Storke charged with burglary. The prisoner was set to the bar in custody of the Jailor of the county, Whereupon came the attorney for the Commonwealth and entered the following charge against the said prisoner, to wit; that he the said Harry, on the night of the 4th September 1851, in the county of Westmoreland feloniously and burglariously did break and enter the dwelling house of Henry Winkfield with intent the goods and chattels of the said Henry Winkfield then and there feloniously & burglariously to take steal and carry away, and then and there feloniously and burglariously did steal, take and carry away, one small trunk containing thirty dollars in Bank notes, several bonds and other valuable papers, the goods and chattels of the said Winkfield in the said dwelling house, then and there being in the said county, and being arraigned of the said charge pleaded not guilty, and the court asigned Mr. W. R. Mason Esqr. as counsel to defend the prisoner in this behalf, and having heard the evidence is of unanimously of opinion that the said slave Harry is guilty of the offence wherewith he stands charged, and it being demanded of the said slave Harry if any thing he had or knew to say why the court should not now proceed to pronounce judgment on him, and nothing being offend or alleged in arrest or delay of judgment

[vertically at right] Pay W. P. Strother Cashier or order A Goodwin Cas [Cashier] W P Strother Cash

Auditors Office 6 Nov 1851. Received a warrant for Seven Hundred & eighty dollars. [Alen:?] M Rae