About his suit in this behalf expended-and the said defendant in mercy to.
And afterwards, (the said Defendant having appealed from said Judgment, to wit on the 29[th] of May, AD 1848, said Defendant filed its appeal bond in the words and figures following, to wit:
Know all men by these presents. That we the City of Tallahassee Benjamin C. Lewis and John W. Argyle are held and firmly bound into Justus R. Fortune in the just and full sum of Two hundred dollars to be paid into the said Justus R. Fortune his certain attorney, his executors, administrators, or assigns: for the payments whereof, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents sealed with our seals, and dated this 29[th] day of May in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty nine- The said City of Tallahassee acting in this behalf by Thomas [?] Perkins its legally elected & duly qualified Intendant whose private seal is hereto annexed as the corporate seal of said City by virtue of a resolution of the City Council of said City of Tallahassee passed 14[th] May, 1849.
The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas, at a Superior Court of Law held for the Middle Circuit of the State of Florida, Leon County on the 29[th] day of March A.D. 1849 in an action of Trespass on the case between the above named Justus R. Fortune