Emanuel: Chancery Cause, Powhatan County
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City of Richmond (to wit) Emanuel a man of colour came before a Justice of the peace for this city and made oath that the allegation contained in this his bill so far as they relate to his own [illegible] and doings are here and as far as they relate to the [illegible] and drays of them he believe them to be true. Given under my hand this 19th day of Decem'r 1842 Alex Duval JP
An injunction is awarded according to the prayer of the bill to injoin and restrain the defendant Joseph Wren from paying over to the defendant Elizabeth Pleasants or to any other person, the sum of ninety dollars being the hire of the plff Emanuel for the present year (1842) until the further order of the Court, the Plff is required to give bond with good security in the penalty of Fifty Dollars with the usual condition. To the Clk. Cir. Sup. Ct. Law & Ch'y of Powhatan Co'y John B Clopton Dec'r 19th 1842
Upon reflection I am of opinion that no security should be required in such a case as that presented by the bill, security is therefore dispensed with and the injunction awarded according to the above order. To the Clk: Cir: Sup: Ct Law & Chy. Powhatan Co'y } John B Clopton Dec. 20th 1842