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re, I do hereby offer a reward of two hundred dollars to any person or persons who shall arrest the said Josiah and Toby Oliver, and deliver them into the jail of Charlotte county, or one hundred dollars for such arrest and delivery of either of them; and I do moreover require all officers of this Commonwealth, civil and military, and request the people generally, to use their best exertions to procure the arrest of the said Josiah and Toby Oliver, that they may be brought to justice. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the Lesser Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 15th day of January, in the year 1864. Wm Smith. Teste: George W. Munford, Secretary of the Commonwealth. Josiah Oliver is 24 or 25 years old, about 5 feet 6 or 8 inches high, weighs 135 or 140 pounds, and has dark hair and whiskers. Toby Oliver is 23 or 24 years of age, 5 feet 3 or 4 inches high, weighs about 125 or 130 pounds, and has dark hair, without beard. ja 19--sw3t
ield, who was confined in the jail of Charlotte county under a charge of felony, escaped therefrom on the night of the 24th December, 1863, and is now going at large: Therefore, I do hereby offer a reward of one hundred dollars to any person or persons who shall arrest the said Moorefield and deliver him into the jail of Charlotte county. And I do moreover require all officers of this Commonwealth, civil and military, and request the people generally, to use their best exertions to procure the arrest of the said Moorefield, that he may be brought to justice. Given under my hand as Governor of Virginia, and under the Lesser Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 15th day of January, in the year 1864. Wm Smith. Test: Geo. W. Munford, Secretary of Commonwealth. R Dodson Moorefield represented himself to be about 18 or 19 years of age, is about 5 feet 2 or 2 inches high, has light hair and fair complexion, and weighs about 118 or 120 pounds. ja 19--sw3t
the Executive that Pleasant, a slave, the property of Theodorick Carter, Sr, who was confined in the jail of Appomattox county, under sentence of death for the murder of Wm V Motley, has made his escape from the said jail and is now going at large: Therefore, I do hereby offer a reward of two hundred dollars to any person or persons who shall arrest the said slave Pleasant and deliver him into the jail of said county of Appomattox; and I do moreover require all officers of this Commonwealth, civil and military, and request the people generally, to use their best exertions to procure the arrest of the said Pleasant, that he may be brought to justice. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the Lesser Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 15th day of January, in the year 1864. Wm Smith. By the Governor: Geo. W. Munford, Sec'y of the Commonwealth. Pleasant is a dark mulatto, about 30 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high, and heavy built. ja 19--aw3t
By the Governor of Virginia. --A Proclamation.--Whereas, by reason of the presence of the public enemy in the county of Nansemond, the regular terms of the County Court Cannot be held at the Court House, therefore, by virtue of authority vested in the Executive by law, I, William Smith, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby require the Justices composing the County Court of Nansemond county to hold the sessions of said Court at South Quay Church, in the said county, as long as the reason for the change hereby authorized shall continue. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the lesser seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 12th day of January, A D 1864, and in the 88th year of the Commonwealth. Wm Smith. By the Governor: George W. Munford, Secretary of the Commonwealth. ja 15--c3t