Pleas at the Court House in the City of Tallahassee, before the Honorable Thomas Baltzell Judge of the Middle Circuit of the State of Florida, sitting in and for the County of Leon in the said Circuit on Thursday the twenty ninth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty eight, to wit:
Be it remembered that heretofore, to wit, on the 14[th] day of December A.D 1848 came one Justus R. Fortune by his Attorney and filed his Declaration the the words and figures following, to wit:
Middle Circuit of Florida
In Leon Circuit Court
To Fall Term, 1848.
Leon County SS. Justus R. Fortune plaintiff complains of the City of Tallahassee defendant re of a plea of trespass on the case.
For that whereas on the third day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty eight at the County aforesaid there was and for a long time had been and still is a certain street within the corporate Circuit of the City of Tallahassee called and known as street, which said street was and still is a common highway for all the good citizens of the State of Florida and their horses and cattle to go upon pass and