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Murphy, Charles : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City

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THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, To the Sergeant of the City of Richmond, Greeting: WE COMMAND YOU, that you cause to come before the Judge of the Court of Hustings of the City of Richmond, at the Courthouse thereof, on the second day of the next September term of said Court to be held by the said Judge, (being the 17th day of September 1861,) twenty-four good and lawful men, freeholders of your Corporation, who reside remote from the place where the Felony was committed, of which Charles Murphy is accused, each one of whom is twenty-one years of age, and owns property, real or personal, of the value of one hundred dollars at the least, to recognize on their oaths whether the said Charles Murphy be guilty of the Felony aforesaid or not. And have then there the names of the said freeholders and this writ. Witness ROBERT HOWARD, Clerk of our Court of Hustings for the City of Richmond, at the Courthouse, the 10th day of September 1861, in the 86th year of our foundation. Ro: Howard.