Supreme Court of Appeals.
--The Judges of this Court — viz: ‘ Messrs. Daniel
--met at the State Court-House on Friday, the 5th inst. Case of Miles Selden
, &c., vs. Henderson Hundley
, &c., on a writ of suspersedeas, the writ heretofore a warded, the plaintiff not having been returned executed, on their motion by counsel, a new writ is ordered to issue.--Ro. E. Lee
, executor of George Washington Parke Custis
, dec'd, appellants, vs. Mary Ann Randolph Lee
and others, appellees.
Upon an appeal from a decreee pronounced by the Circuit Court of Alexandria county
Appellants heard by Francis L. Smith
; appellees called, and not appearing, time was taken to consider of a verdict.
[The question to be settled in this case is the meaning of Custis
' will, setting free his slaves on the termination of five years after his death]--White
and others, appeal from the decree of the Cirenit Court of Spotsylvania county.
Argued by R. T. Daniel
Case under advisement.--Wilkerson
Appeal from the judgment of the Circuit Court of the city of Williamsburg
Argued by Cyrus A. Branch
and A. A. Morson
for the appellant, and Lemuel J. Bowden
for the appellees.--Decision reserved.