State vs. Luke, a Slave

State vs. Luke, a Slave

Lower Court

  • St. Johns County

Date

  • 1853

Box

  • 440

Folder

  • 773

Transcript

by the Court that the same Luke a Slave be Imprisoned in the Jail of St. Johns County for the space of three Calendar months from the twenty thrid day of the present month of August in accordance with the verdict of the Jury heretofore to wit at the last Term of this Court on the 5[th] day of November AD1851 rendered.

And that he pay the Cost of this prosecution, and that he stand committed until the Judgment of the Court shall be complied with or he give Bond according is Law,

And thereupon the said Luke a Slave, in open Court by McQueen McIntosh his counsel pray an appeal from the decision & Judgment of this Court entered him to the Supreme Court of this State.

And said appeal was completed by filing on the 27th August 1852, the Bonds for said appealing certified copies of which are here attached, Eastern Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida Circuit Court of St. Johns County Clerks office

I, Peter B. Dumas clerk of the Circuit Court of St. Johns County in the Eastern Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct Exemplification of the proceedings on file and of Record in the foregoing Entitled causes of the State of Florida vs. Luke a Slave.

InTestimony whereof [?] at my hand and offering the Seal of said Court this 10[th] day of November AD1852

P.B. Dumas

Clerk C.C. of St. Johns County.