Committed to jail as a Runaway.
--Was committed to the jail of the corporation of the city of Norfolk
, on the 2d day of January, 1861 Negro Man Wm. Johnson
The said negro man is five feet three inches high, and weighs about 135 pounds; has one scar on right arm above his elbow; light complexion; about thirty years old.
Had on when committed to jail, black cloth coat, black pants, glazed cap, and says he was born free, in Baltimore
, Mary land.