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Homes, Henry B.: Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City

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To R. T. Daniel SIR: I have this day committed to jail, Edward a Slave, the property of H. B. Holmes for going at large and hiring himself out by the permission of H. B. Holmes his master, and I have recognised R. T. Seal as a witness for the Commonwealth, this 22 day of July 1861. Joseph Mayo Mayor.