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Prayer for Testimony

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Date: 23 Aug 1827 [unknown]
Location: New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Request to gain testimony prior to witnesses going to sea regarding Sarah Nicholson, retrieved by Antoinette Harrell.

Followup to

Sarah Nicholson f.w.c.
Capt. E. L. Thompson

To the Honorable James Pitot, Parish Judge, of the Parish and City of New Orleans--

The petition of Sarah Nicholson f.w.c. in the suit v. Captain Edward Livingston Thompson

respectfully prays for an order from your Honor to take the testimony of certain witnesses now in the City of New Orleans, and one of whom is going sea--after giving notice according to law.

23rd August 1827
Signed Thomas Spellman Lloyd
Attorney and Counsellor at Law for her

The State of Louisiana

Parish and City of N. Orleans

This day Thomas Spellman Lloyd made oath that there are several witnesses in the city of N. Orleans who are acquainted with Sarah Nicholson f.w.c the plaintiff in the suit where in E. L. Thompson is Defendant--that one of the persons is about going to sea and the testimony of that person is important to the plaintiff, because he knows the plaintiff to be a free woman.

Sworn and Subscribed to this
23rd August 1827
Signed Honorable S. Kennedy
Signed Thomas Spellman Lloyd
It is ordered that the prayer of the petitioner be granted.
N. Orleans
August 23rd 1827
Signed J. Pitot Judge

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