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Henrietta : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City

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City of Richmond To wit This day personally appeared before the undersigned a notary public in and for said city Wm. S. Philips and made oath that in the case of the Commonwealth vs Henrietta a slave now depending on the Hustings Court of said city (charged with larceny) that he the said Wm S. Philips R. M. Mimms E.M. Leftwich and [blank] Mellon are material witnesses on behalf of said slave Given under my hand this the 6th of September 1862 Edward Y Cannon Notary Public