Lemmon: Freedom Suit, Augusta County
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The Commonwealth of Virginia, To the Sheriff of County, greeting: YOU are hereby Commanded to summon Elisha Boyd and Nancy his wife late Nancy Holmes
to appear before the Judge of our Superior Court of Chancery, holden at Staunton, on the first day of the next term, to answer a bill in Chancery exhibited against them and others by Lemmon (a black man)
And this they shall in no wise omit under the penalty of 100l. And have then there this writ. Witness, William S. Eskridge, Clerk of our said Court at Staunton, the 14th day of February 1814 and in the thirty 8th year of the Commonwealth.
William S. Eskridge