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Hagar, a woman of color held as a slave vs Idle & Crockett This cause is set for hearing by consent of the parties, on the bill the answers general replications thereto, the exhibits and examinations of witnesses. Whereupon the defendants counsel submitted to the court, a motion to rescind the order made, in this cause on the 5th day of July in the year eighteen hundred and eleven whereby a new trial was granted to the plaintiff of the issue which had been tried, at law and found against her, in the county court of Greyson, between the said Hagar plaintiff and the def't Idle and whereby the defts were directed to redeliver the sd. Hagar and her children to Philip Gaines In support of this motion, the defendants counsel produced a certificate from the Superior court of law for Washington county in which court the issue aforesaid was directed by this court to be tried- By this certificate it appears- that when the said issue was called for trial, the deft. Idle was ready and pressing for a trial, but that the counsel for the said Hagar, next moving the said court for a continuance, declared that his client was not ready for trial and never expected to be ready, thus declining altogether the benefits which this court had offered her, in granting a new trial--The counsel for the sd. Hagar in this court, declared when the said motion was submitted, that he did not intend again to go to trial upon the issue at law, that he believed his client would never be prepared