Rebecca v. Lloyd Pumphrey. Motion for New Trial


Circuit Court of United States for the District of Columbia, Washington County.

Negro Rebecca & Children

Reasons for New Trial.

1. Because the verdict of the Jury was contrary to evidence

2. Because the verdict was without evidence

3. Because John Williams one of the principal witnesses adduced on behalf of the petitioners was legally incompetent to give testimony.

4. Because of newly discovered evidence.

5. Because the verdict was against law.

Richard S. Coxe
Atty for defdt.

January 11. 1824.



Negro Rebecca

Reasons for New Trial

Coxe atty

fd. 11th Jany 1825