Mary Thomas, Philadelphia. 1810

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In the Common pleas of Phil.County

Mary Thomas [1]_ _ _       }              March 1810
          v                     }
Reuben Tucker [2] and      }              Habeas Corpus
Lambert Smyth [3] keeper }
of the prison &c. _ _ _}

Case Thomas alias Case Baker
Discharged January 31 1810 by
Judge Rush [4]

                   Certified Febry 1. 1810
                           Pro Proty
                   D Barnard


[1] Mary Thomas, listed as “Gentlewoman” in the 1810 Directory, lived at 10 Mulberry Street.  James Robinson, The Philadelphia Directory, for 1810, 280.

[2] Reuben Tucker, a black porter, resided at 3 Pewterplatter Alley, in 1811.  James Robinson, The Philadelphia Directory, for 1811, 326.

[3] Lambert Smyth, “keeper of criminal apartment,” lived at the corner of Walnut and Sixth Streets in 1810.  James Robinson, The Philadelphia Directory, for 1810, 260.

[4] Judge Jacob Rush was the President of the Court of Common Pleas in 1810 and resided at 48 North Eighth Street.  James Robinson, The Philadelphia Directory, for 1810, 242.