Sarah, a colored woman v. William Waddingham
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The return must be accompanied by a certificate of the official character of the officer taking them; attested by the seal of the State of -, or
by the seal of some court of record within said State-which may be as follows:

It is hereby certified, That the name of the officer, on (here insert, in words at length, the date at
which the depositions are taken and certified,) in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty
was (and now is) an acting Justice of the Peace within and for the
County of MarionCounty of Marion StateMissouri of MissouriMissouri duly commissioned, and acting as such, and that full faith
and credit are due to his acts as such.

In Testimony Whereof, I, A. B., have
[L. S.] hereunto subscribed by name, and affixed the seal of office, this
day of May eighteen hundred and forty six