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Nanny: Freedom Suit, Augusta County

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without the aid of this Honorable Court whose great object is unprejudiced and unbiased justice In the end therefore that the said Nanny (alias Nanny [Pagee?]) and Celia Billy Daniel Rachel and Alexander her children may be made defendants hereunto and that this Honorable Court will assign them some fit and able person to defend their interest & if it shall approve that the allegations herein set forth are true that the Trial of the said cause may be had in some court where there is a probability of a fair & impartial Trial & that the proceeding in the said County Court of Montgomery may be [fair?] & your orator obtain such other & further relief as his case may require may it please your honor to grant your orator the Comwths. writs of subpoena & injunction &c

D. Sheffey John Hook

Mar. 26th 1806 Bedford County [illegible]

This day came John Hook before me Andrew Donald - a Justice of the peace for said county and made oath that the allegations of the within Bill as far as the same is stated as of his own knowledge are true & so far as the [same?] is stated as the information of others he believes to be true Given under my hand this 26th day of March 1806.

Andrew Donald