Martha Drucilla v. Richmond Curle
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Martha DrusillaMartha Drusilla
Richmund J CurleJ Curle
In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
November Term 1846

Richmund J CurleJ Curle the above named
defendant being duly sworn on his that
WilliamWilliam D Isbell is a maternal for the defendant
on the that of the above cause that then is our other witness in
attendance now is ten any whereof known to affidavit
on where he can safely to prove the particular facts
the to him, that said witness
in material for the defendant on the of the above course
he count Feby 8th to have witness the testimony of said
witness that said witness is not by the or prouncement of this affidavit affidavit states
he believes he can the attendance of the
deposition of of said witness by the term of the Court. That siad witness family resided in the state of Arkans
but-since the of this suit said witness has
been engaged in in and
to and from the different town on Ohio RiverOhio River to
New OrleansOrleans and during a sertain of the time said
witness has been at Havana on the Island of Cuba
affavit states that owing to the unsettled mode of
life of the said witness for the last two or three years
he has not been able to give the requested notice and take his deposition affavit states that he has been
and verily believes that he the said IsbellIsbell writ he in the CityCity of St Louis
of St. LouisCity of St Louis within the next three or four weeks, this affi
ant states that this continuance is not asked for the purpose of vexation or delay but for the attainment of of Justice

This 10th Feby 1846

Jno RulandJohn Ruland Clk