Mayor's office Alexandria October 4th. 1844
To the Judges of the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for the County of Washington
I hereby Certify that the enclosed deposition of Ann Sheehy, taken before me yesterday, in the Case of the Bk [Bank] Potomac vs. Edward Sheehy & others, has been retained in my possession from the time it was taken & signed until the time of sealing it up and handing it to the bearer Thomas Slatford one of the Constables for the County of Alexandria, who has been charged by me to deliver it to your honourable Court & to no other person or persons.
Given under [my hand and seal] the date [above written] Jos. [Eaches] [Mayor]