In the matter of John Lawrence v. the Schooner Alexander, George W. Barkley owner of the said Schooner, comes and by his [?] files his claim, and denies all the allegations in said Libel, and prays that said Libel may be dismissed with casts in this behalf.
E.L. Drake for Claimant
George W. Barkley being sworn south that the foregoing contains the truth to the best of his knowledge.
16[th] November 1838.
George W. Barkley
W. Washington J. Relly, Clerk