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Hannah: Freedom Suit, Arlington County (Part 1 of 3)

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1840 Oct Term 9 day Bill dismissed &c

Negro Hannah & als.

v. Chancery

West & als.

1840 May Term 9 day Issue ordered to be tried at the bar of this court in October Term 4th day Jury sworn & Cont'd. until to morrow 5 day - Cont'd. until Friday 6 day Jury retired to consider of their verdict 7 day - Jury returned the following verdict - We of the jury find in the negative upon it 1st 2nd & 5th items of the inquiry, this considerate [plea] being the said [illegible]