Shall think it their duty so to do, to hear, abide by, and perform all and singular such judicial acts as are necessary and by law required to be done and expected in the premises, and further to do and receive what unto Law and justice appertain under the fair of the law, and contempt thereof of the absence and contumacy of them, and each and every of them in every wise notwithstanding, and whatsoever you shall do in the premises, you shall duly certify unto the Judge aforesaid at the time and place aforesaid together with those presents.
Witness the Honorable John A. Cameron Judge of our said court this 30[th] day of April 1838- and of the Independence of the United States 61[st] year.
W. Washington. J. Relly, Clerk
Executed on the 30[th] day of April 1838 by seizing and attaching the Schooner Alexander, her tackle, apparel, and furniture, and be giving a copy of the within Libel to Alexander Lamb master of the said Schooner Alexander by causing the same to be published in the Pensacola gazette, and by posting up a copy in there of the most public places in the city of Pensacola.
Peter W. Ganter, Marshall
By Henry J. Wiggins