--All free negroes in the city of Richmond
who have not reported for duty on city defences, are hereby ordered to report forthwith at Engineer Headquarters, corner Cary
and 19th sts, for examination.
It has been ascertained that large numbers of free negroes are exhibiting "bogus passes" purporting to be from their masters.
men employing such negroes, or keeping them out of service, are instructed to have them reported at once to
W H Stevens
, Col. Bug
'rs and Chief of Construction, 19th and Cage streets. au 4--1w