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Sutton, Norborne E : Public Claim

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so doing to kill said William Buckhannan contrary to the provisions of the act of the General assembly of Virginia in such cases made and provided and against the peace and dignity of the Commonwealth. Wherefore he prays judgment for and thereupon the said prisoner by William H. Howison assigned by the Court to defend the said prisoner plead not guilty to the said indictment and a witness being sworn and examined and the assignments of counsel heard. It seems to the Court that the said Horace is guilty of the offence wherewith he stands arreigned and it is considered by the Court that the said Horace receive on his bare back two stripes, and that he transported and banished forever from the United States in the manner prescribed by law, and thereupon he is remanded to jail subject to the controul of the Executive and the Court from our inspections of the said prisoner here in open Court do say that he is worth the sum of four hundred and thirty dollars. And the Court doth order that Norborne E. Sutton the owner of the said prisoner pay to William H. Harrison for acting as the attorney for the said prisoner the sum of twenty five dollars. The following is a copy of the warrant for summoning the call court in this case to wit: Caroline County to wit: To the Sheriff of the said County: Whereas Horace a negro slave the property of Norborne E. Sutton hath this day been committed to the jail of the said County of Caroline by my warrant for having in the 8th day of February 1829 willfully and maliciously assaulted and beat William Buckhannan a white person with an intention in so doing to kill the said