Sally Henry v. Henry W. Ball. Bond


Know all men by these presents, That we, John Wiley are held and firmly bound unto Henry W Ball in the full and just sum of Two hundred Dollars to be paid to the said Henry W. Ball his certain attorney, executors, administrators or assigns: to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this twenty second day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fourteen

Whereas lately at a circuit court of the United States for the district of Columbia in Washington County in June term of said court last past, in a suit depending in said circuit court, wherein Sally Henry by William Henry her next friend Petitioner and and said Henry W. Ball was Defendant on a petition for freedom. Judgment was rendered against the said Petitioner and the said Petitioner having obtained a writ of error, and filed a copy thereof in the clerk's office of the said circuit court, to reverse the judgment in the aforesaid suit, and a citation, directed to the said Henry W. Ball citing and admonishing him to be and appear at a Supreme Court of the United States, to be holden at Washington, on the first Monday of August next.

Now the Condition of the above Obligation is Such, That if the said Petitioner shall prosecute her writ to effect, and answer all damages and costs, if she fail to make her plea good, then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.

JWiley (seal.)

Sealed and delivered in presence of E B Caldwell

This bond and security are approved
B: Thruston


Filed 22 July 1814.