Friday, June 27, 2014

Friend of Friends Friday: Notice of Committal to Jail

Alexandria Gazette
June 28, 1862

NOTICE OF COMMITTAL TO JAIL

Was committed to the jail of Prince George's county, Md., as a runaway

Negro boy, calls himself Joe Tibbs, says he belongs to Mr. John G. Bealle, of Fauquier county, Va.;

also, a negro Peter Whittlesey, says he belongs to Mr. Bernard George, of Fauquier county, Va.;

also, a negro Addison Walker, says he belongs to John Marshall, of Clarke county, Va.;

also, negro Dennis calls himself Dennis Walker says he belongs to Robert Hudgins, of Fauquier county, Va.;

also, negro Washington Tyler, says he belongs to Washington Ferguson, of Loudoun county, Va.;

also, negro man Geo. Banes says he belongs to Mrs. Polly Elgin, of Loudoun county, Va.;

also, negro man Thomas Addison, says he belongs to J.H. Harding of Loudoun county, Va.;

also, negro Milton Thornley, says he belongs to John Marshall, Clarke county, Va.;

also, negro Beverly Harrison, says he belongs to Bernard George, of Fauquier county, Va.;

also, negro Lawrence Walker, says he belongs to Robert Hudgins, of Fauquier county, Va.;

also, negro Adam Moore, says he belongs to Patrick Smith, Fauquier county, Va.;

also, negro Leonard Jones, says he belongs to Dennis Johnson, of Fairfax county, Va.;

also, negro John Wormley, says he belongs to Robert Horner, of Prince William county, Va.;

also, mulatto man John Williams, says he belongs to John Harris, of Fairfax county, Va.

The owners of the above named negroes (if any) are requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges, and take them away -- otherwise, they will be disposed of according to the act of Assembly in such case made and provided.

Peter G. Grimes
Sheriff of Prince George's county, Md.

Prince George's county, Md., je 14--law3w



[Friend of Friends Friday is a Geneabloggers blogging prompt that encourages transcribing and posting records of enslaved ancestors. ~cgl]

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