Hannah: Freedom Suit, Arlington County (Part 3 of 3)
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[newspaper clipping:] District of Columbia, County of Alexandria Sct. May Term 1833. Negro Hannah and Rebecca her child, and Peggy and her children, Milly, Arnold, Sophia, Hannah, William and Robert, Complainants, } Against Arthur P West and Benjamin Oden, Defendants } In Chancery The Defendants, Arthur P West and Benjamin Oden, not having entered their appearance to this suit, and given security according to the statute and the rules of this Court; and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the said Defendants are not inhabitants of the District of Columbia, on the motion of the Complainants, by their counsel it is ORDERED, That the said Arthur P West and Benjamin Oden do appear here on or before the first day of the next May Term of this Court, and answer the complainant's supplemental bill, and give security for performing the decrees of the Court, and that a copy of this order be forthwith published for two months successively in the Alexandria Phenix Gazette; and that another copy be posted at the front door of the Court of this County. Test: jy 4--2m EDM. I LEE, C. C.
District of Columbia: County of Alexandria } Charles Scott personally appeared before me a Justice of the peace and made oath that he posted up at the front door of the Courthouse of the County of Alexandria a true copy [illegible] the above order of [publication?] given under my hand this 3 day of August 1833 H Lynn