Ex parte Thomas Morris. Warrant


District of Columbia
Washington Couty Ss

To Henry Ashton Esq
Marshal D.C.

Whereas Thomas Morris Stands charged before me the subscriber a justice of the peace for said County with being a runaway Slave and having failed to prove the Contrary

You are therefore hereby directed to receive from Thos. J. Martin Constable The body of the said Thos. and him safe Keep in your jail and Custody untill he shall be thence delivered agreeable to law

Given under my hand and seal This 16th day of July 1832
B. K. Morsell (seal)

true coppy of the Caption detention &c of Thos Morris for James Williams jailor
Thos A hawke