Tobias: Chancery Cause, Nelson County
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The Commonwealth of Virginia to the Sheriff of Nelson County Greeting: You are hereby commanded as often as before you were commanded that you summon James Montgomery Administrator of John Campbell (Wag.) decd. William Campbell, Jno Campbell, Jacob Puckett and Betsey his wife formerly Betsey John Campbell Jr and Polly his wife formerly Polly Campbell, Wm Campbell & Frances his wife formerly Frances Campbell, Crawford Puckett and Clary his wife formerly Clary Campbell and Peggy Campbell to appear before the Justices of our County Court of Amherst in Chancery sitting, at the Court house on the third Monday in November next, then and there to answer a certain Bill in Chancery exhibited against them in our said Court by Tobias a free Negro. And this they shall in no wise omit under the penalty of One hundred pounds each. And have then there this Writ. Witness W S Crawford Clerk of our said Court at the Court house the 19th day of August 1808 and in the 33rd year of the Commonwealth. W S Crawford Clk