Matilda, a person of color v. Henry G. Mitchel and Henry C. Russell
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I have the body of the within named before said
Court as within commanded she was on the twenty
sixth instant taken out of the possession of HenryHenry C
RusselRussel & HenryHenry G Mitchel GHenry G Mitchel MitchelHenry G Mitchel against whom a warrant
had issued for kidnapping the said MitchelMitchell was
arrested by the name of MartinMartin Mitchel MitchelMartin Mitchel the said
MatildaMatilda was put in the gaol of JeffersonJefferson
county for safe keping & has been by me detained
for no other purpose than her personal safety
May 30th 1832.

G. Hammond