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9. Committed to jail as a Runaway (Richmond Daily Dispatch, 5 April 1861)
--Was committed to the jail in corporation of the city of Norfolk, on 2d day of January, 1861, Negro Man name Johnson. The said negro man is five feetthree inches high, and weighs about 125 pounds has one scar on right arm above his elbow; complexion; about thirty years old.

Had on when committed to jail, black coat, black pants, glazed cap, and says he is born free, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Thos. J. Corprew

Sergeant City Norfolk.

http://imls.richmond.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ddr ;cc=ddr;view=text;idno=ddr0133.0019.079;rgn=div3;node=ddr0133.0019.079%3A6.17.5
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