and maintain is this Honorable Court shall direct and prays to be hence dismissed with his costs and charges in this behalf must wrongfully sustained.
Signed J.B.B. McHardy
The foregoing answer of the above named John Bunch Bonnemaison McHardy was [?] and sworn before me at Chelmsford in the County of Essex on the fourteenth day of May in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty seven. Witness my hand and the seal of the Court of Quarter Sessions of the said County of Essex the day and year last aforesaid
Signed John Derney
a Justice of the Peace of the said County of Essex and one of the [?] of the court of Quarter Sessions of the same County.
Essex to wit
I Charles George Parker Esquire Clerk of the Peace for this County of Essex and Clerk of this Court of Quarter Session of the said County (which court of a court of record) Do hereby certify that John Dorney Esquire before whom the foregoing answer of John Bunch Bonnemaison McHardy a captain in her Britannic Majesty's Navy is sworn in and was at the time of this [?] of this same a Justice of the Peace of the Said County of Essex and one of the judges of this said Court of Quarter Sessions and that the said John Dorney is personally known to me and that the said answer was sworn before him and that the Signature "John Dorney" is of the proper hand writing of the said John Dorney.