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District of Columbia Alexandria County to wit Edward Clarke personally appeared before me a Justice of Peace for the County aforesaid, and made oath in due form of law that his removal into the Town of Alexandria District of Columbia, was with no intent of evading the laws for permitting the further importation of slaves, and that he has not brought with him [any?] slaves, with an intention of selling them, and that none of the slaves which he has brought with him have been imported from Africa, or any of the West India Islands, since the first day of November, one thousand, seven hundred and seventy eight. Given [illegible] this nineteenth day of February 1823 N. S. [illegible] List and description of the slaves reformed to in the [illegible] - Negro Isaac, about fifty years of age common [illegible] Negro [illegible] aged about seventeen years, middle [illegible] Negro Juliana aged about sixteen, of law stature Negro [illegible] - aged about fourteen, usual [illegible] Negro [illegible] - aged about thirteen - law stature [illegible] yellow girl about [illegible] - common [illegible] At an United States Circuit Court of the District of Columbia continued and held for the County of Alexandria the 11th day of May 1822 Edward Clark produced to the Court a certificate of the importation of slaves within the [illegible] is received by the Court and ordered to be recorded - Teste [illegible]