Hughe, John E., etc. v. Bruin, Joseph, etc.: Chancery Cause, Arlington County
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Know all men by these presents, That we William Stabler and Robert H. Miller are held and firmly bound unto Joseph Bruin and James Simpson in the just and full sum of Five hundred dollars; for the payment whereof well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents; Sealed with our seals and dated this 27th day of March, 1849. The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas John E. Hughes, Robert B. Hughes, George W. Hughes, Nelly A. Hughes and Amelia Hughes have obtained from the honorable John Scott an injunction until the order of the Circuit Superior Court of La and Chancery of Alexandria County to the contrary, restraining the said Joseph Bruin and James Simpson, and each of them from carrying or permitting to be carried without the limits of the State of Virginia, a negro girl called Mary Catharine in the Complainants bill mentioned. Now if the said John E, Hughes, Robert B. Hughes, George W.. Hughes, Nelly A. Hughes and Amelia Hughes shall well and truly pay and satisfy all such costs and damages as shall be awarded against them in consequence of the injunction aforesaid in case the same shall be dissolved then the above obligation is to be void, or else to remain in full force and virtue. Wm Stabler (Seal), R. H. Miller (Seal) Sealed & delivered in presence of Cassius F. Lee. as to W.S., E J Miller as to R.H.M