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Hancles, Robert : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City

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[CERTIFICATE FOR FELONY NOT BAILED.] CITY OF RICHMOND, to wit: To the Clerk of the Hustings Court of said City. I, Joseph Mayo Mayor of the said City, do hereby certify, that I have this day committed Robert Hancels a free Negro to the jail of the said City for a felony by him committed, in this, that on the 8th day of January in the year 1863, at the City of Richmond, and within the jurisdiction of the Hustings Court, of the said City, he did feloniously take steal and carry away, ten Pair shoes of the value of one hundred dollars, one Piece Casimere of the value of thirty dollars, one Piece Velvet of the value of twenty dollars, one lot of toe[tow] of value of Five dollars, seventy five pounds sugar of the value of one hundred dollars, one Box Tobacco of the value of fifty dollars, ten pounds of coffee of the value of forty dollars, twenty five Pounds Nails of the value of twelve dollars, one lot of letter paper of the value of twenty dollars, one lot of Brushes of the value of five dollars, half dozen Glass Tumblers of the value of five dollars and four Hams Bacon of the value of forty dollars of the goods & chattels of some one to me unknon. And for this also that he did feloniously have and secure of some person unknon to me, ten pair shoes of the value of one hundred dollars, one Piece of Casimere of the value of thirty dollars, one piece Velvet of the value of twenty five dollars, one lot of toe of the value of five dollars, seventy five pounds sugar of the value of one hundred dollars, one Box Tobacco of the value of fifty dollars ten Pounds Coffee of the value of forty dollars, twenty five Pounds Nails of the value of twelve dollars, one lot of letter paper of the value of twenty dollars, one lot of Brushes of the value of five dollars, half dozen Glass Tumblers of the value of five dollars and four Hams Bacon of the value of forty dollars. he the said Robert Hancles then & there well knowing the said goods & chattels to have been feloniously taken stolen and carried away Given under my hand, this 8th day of January in the year 1863 Joseph Mayo Mayor