John Battaile v. Thomas Miller. Notice of Deposition


Mayors Office Washington City
District Columbia 28th April 1827

To John Battaile

Take notice that I shall on Tuesday next the first day of May 1827 at 12 Oclock AM at the Office of the Mayor of the City of Washington in the City Hall proceed to take the deposition of Charles A Stokes who is about to go out of the District of Columbia to a greater distance than one hundred miles, to be read in evidence for Thomas Miller in a cause of petition of freedom in which you John Battaile are the petitioner against said Thomas Miller pending in the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia for the County of Washington at which time & place you are [illegible] to be present or appear by counsel at the taking of the same & to put interrogatories if you or your attorney shall think fit

Roger C Weightman


District of Columbia Washington County } To Wit

On this the 28th day of April 1827 personally appears before the subscriber a Justice of the Peace in & for the said County Thomas Miller junr who being duly sworn upon the holy Evangels of Almighty God deposes & says that he delivered the original of which the within[?] notification[?] is a true & complete Copy to John Battaile in person on the 28th day of April 1827. and explained to him the said Battalie at the time the meaning & intent[?] of the same

signed & sworn to before
Jno N. Moulder
Justice of the Peace

Thomas Miller Jr