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 coal, black pants, glazed cap, and says he was born free, in Baltimore, Maryland