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Lemmon: Freedom Suit, Augusta County

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The Commonwealth of Virginia, to the Marshal of the Winchester Chancery Court, greeting: You are hereby commanded to summon Hugh Holmes, Edward McGuire and Elizabeth his wife Rebecca Conrad (the widow of DC)

to appear at the Clerk's Office of our Superior Court of chancery, holden at Staunton, on the first Monday in June next to answer a bill in Chancery exhibited against them & others by Lemmon (a black man)

And this they shall in no wise omit under the penalty of 100l. [illegible] And have then there this writ. Witness, William S. Eskridge, Clerk of our said Court, at Staunton, the 6th day of March 1817 and 41st year of the Commonwealth. William S. Eskridge

Note: The Marshal will be kind enough to state particularly the date of the service of this subpoena