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Ballard, William : Commonwealth Cause, Caroline County

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The Commonwealth of Virginia To the Jailor of the County Court of Caroline. We command you that the body of William Ballard detained by you & under yr. custody, as it is said, together with the day & cause of his being taken and detained by whatsoever name he may be called, you have before the Circuit Supr. Court of Law & Chancery of Caroline County, now sitting, forthwith, at the Court House of our said County, to do, submit to and receive all & singular those things which shall then & there be considered of him in this behalf. And have then there this writ. Witness John Taylor Lomax Judge of our said Court this 10th May 1832 Jno Taylor Lomax