John : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
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CITY OF RICHMOND, TO WIT: BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the 28th day of Septr eighteen hundred and sixty three Seth B. French and Cornelius J. Wicks personally appeared before me Joseph Mayo Mayor of the City of Richmond aforesaid, in said City, and within the jurisdiction of the Hustings Court of said City, and each of them separately and individually, and by and for himself, acknowledged himself, separately and individually, to be indebted to the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the sum of three hundred dollars, lawful money, to be levied of each of their goods and chattels, lands and tenements respectively, to the use of the Commonwealth.
The Condition of this Recognizance is such, that if the above bound Seth B. French and Cornelius J Wicks and every of them, shall personally appear before the Justices of the City of Richmond aforesaid, on the 12th day of Octo:, eighteen hundred sixty three, 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 John and Lemuel charged with felony and burglary and do then and there, in behalf of said Commonwealth, give such evidence as each of them knoweth, concerning the said offence, with which the said John and Lemuel 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. Jos Mayo Mayor