The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. Wolcott (Steamboat), 26 Aug 1850

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District Court of the United States for the District of Michigan - George B. Pease and Fredeick M. Sumner, vs. The steam boat J. WOLCOTT and her engine, machinery, boats, tackle, apparel and furniture, and Darius Cole.
      Libel in admiralty.
      Take notice that a libel has been filed in the above entitled cause, by George B. Pease and Fredrick M. Sumner, of the city of Detroit in the District of Michigan, wherein, among other things, it is alleged that the libellants have a just and legal claim against the said steamboat in the sum of about $130, for supplies furnished the said steam boat.
      And thereupon, by virtue of a warrant to me directed and delivered, issued out of the above court, and under the seal thereof, authorizing and charging me to attach and seize the said steam boat J. WOLCOTT, and her engine machinery, boats, tackle, apparel and furniture, and also to cite and amonish said Darius Cole, and all others intervening for their interest therein, to appear and answer said libel on the first Monady of September next ensuing.
      Therefore I have sezed and attached the said steam boat J. WOLCOTT in obedience to said warrant, dated July 16th, 1850; and I hereby notify the said Darius Cole, and all othes interested or intervening for the interest of others, by general notice, to be and appear on the first Monday of September next ensuing at 10:00 A.M., if that be a day of jurisdiction, if not, on the next day of jurisdiction thereafter, at U.S. District Court room, in the city of Detroit in said district, then and there to answer said libel, and to make their allegations in that behalf.
      Charles H. Knox, U.S. Marshal.
      By H. R. Mitzner, Dep. U.S.M.
Wells & Cook, Libellants' proctors.
      Detroit Free Press
      August 26, 1850

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J. Wolcott (Steamboat), 26 Aug 1850