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Then the said negro was[illegible] [or?] [illegible] obtained a [illegible] and [judgement] against your [oration?] for the sum of $280 and cash [that] your [orator?], then, by his counsel [moved?] the court for a new trial. because the said [illegible] was contrary to evidence [illegible] the [illegible] were equally [divided?] and the [notion?] agreeably to the will of the said [Course?] was overruled- your [orator?], then, through his counsel moved the [count? court?] [[repead? repealed?] the testimony in the record, that he might appeal to the [illegible] Court of Law; but owing to the [illegible] of the [illegible] who sat upon the trial the court though willing to do so could not spread the evidence on the [illegible] as some one in more of the members setting at the time the said [motion?] was. [illegible] had [illegible] heard inant other [evidence revealed?] is Whereby your worship will see that your orator will be deprived of the privilege of appeal [illegible] to every party [litigant?] in a court of Law[truly?] your worships- as a court of equity will [interpose?] and grant him relief * [cont. where * is on side of page] and [yours?] orator [here?] discovered other testimony [illegible] the said trial [as?] [illegible] he did not then know of going to more than the aforesaid negro was [we?] sound and well n the very day on the [illegible] [we?] [near?] away from your orator. [continues in main paragraph] that the said Howard has owed our execution on the said judgement levied in on your Orators property and compelled him to give a delivery [found?] to have the said property forthcoming [as? at?] the July term of Prince Edward County Court- all of [which?] [divings?] and [illegible] of the said Howard herein after called Defendant, are contrary to equity and good concience. [Now? How?] in [tender?] consideration of the [memises?] and in as much as your Orator is without relief, except by the interposition of a court of equity- your orator humbly prays that the said Howard may be enjoined and restrained from farther [illegible] on the said [execution?] judgement until the matters and things herein this worshipful court- and that your Worships will set aside [illegible-torn out] [illegible] [new 1/2 of page, 1st line is torn] and grant your Orator a new Trial in the court of said cause- and [farther?] that the said Howard may be required to answer their [alleged?] [time?] of this [will?] in oath and especially to [discourse? discuss?] the terms of the exchange [illegible] himself and your [realm?] and to say distinctly whether your Orator made any