To the Marshal of West Florida, Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to summon
Hanson Kelly [?] Henry Michelet, and John Campbell
who shall be duly sworn before a Justice Peace; or
any two of them to value and appraize the Schooner
Emperor and that they make report to the Judge
of our Court this day and have then three [?] writ.
Witness W.W. Kelly Clerk of the Superior
Court for the District of West Florida
at the Courthouse at Pensacola this 14th day of June
in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven and
of the Independence of the United States
the 61st year. [signed] W.W. Kelly Clerk
We the undersigned appointed by the Court
appraizers to value the Schooner Emperor, went
on board and examined the [?], sails, rigging,
anchors, cables, etc. and say to the best of our belief
that said Schooner as she now lays at anchor in that
Harbor is worth Three thousand Dollars.
Given under our hands at Pensacola
this 14th day of June 1837.
(signed) Hanson Kelly