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Lewis: Freedom Suit, Arlington County (Part 2 of 2)

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Negroes Peter & Lewis vs A. W. Preuss & als } Injn. 1824 Novem: Term 11th day On motion an Injunction is awarded the Complts injoining the defendants from removing the petitioners Dec. 16 Ans. af D. T. Cureten filed 1824 November Term 21t day Ordered that the Marsh[al]l deliver the sd. [said] negroes to D. T. Cureton upon his giving bond & secy. to be approved by the Clerk, in the penalty of $1000 conditioned that he shall permit the negroes to sue in forma pauperis in this Court for their freedom & have sd. negroes forthcoming to ansr. [answer] the Ind. of the Court - and the Marshal to clothe sd. negroes at the expense of sd. Cureton. 1825 Jany Answer of D. T. Cureton filed & continued Feby March Continued April Continued April Term 11th day By consent the Answers of A W. Pruess & Andrew Rounsavell are dispensed with & set for hearing on the Bill &c. 14th day The deft. moved the Court to set aside the agreement for setting the case for hearing & offered to file the answer of A W. Preuss which the Court refused & to which refusal the Defts object