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, Maryland
Thos. J. Corprew
, mh 16--6w Sergeant City Norfolk