Nanny: Freedom Suit, Augusta County
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THE Commonwealth of Virginia, To the Sheriff of Botetourt County, Greeting: You are hereby commanded to Summon Nanny Pagee a Pauper & Billy, Daniel Rachel & Alexander her children to appear before the Judge of the Chancery District Court, holden at Staunton on the first day of the next term, to answer a Bill in Chancery exhibited against them by James Hook. And this they shall in no wise omit under penalty of 100l. each
And have then there this writ. Witness HENRY JAMES PEYTON, Clerk of our said court at the courthouse the 11th day of June 1806 and in the 30th year of the commonwealth.
Henry J. Peyton