Making History: Transcribe is made possible in part by federal funding provided through the Library Services and Technology Act program administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Rachel & Rachel, Jr.: Petition, Northumberland County

image 16 of 18

Zoom in to read each word clearly.
Some images may have writing in several directions. To rotate an image, hold down shift-Alt and use your mouse to spin the image so it is readable.

This transcription is complete!

Northumberland [illegible]

I here send you a Bill of Complaint of Rachele, the Late Property of John Barr Desd [deceased] agt Zachariah Barr for Detaining the wearing clothes &tc of the said Rachele. I command you in the name of the Majistrates of the Commonwealth to summons Zachariah Barr, to appear before me or some other Justis of this Commonwealth, on Saturday the 2d of Novr [November] next to answer the said Bill of Complaint, at the Vestry house of said Parish, given under my hand this 28th Octobr 1776

To George Pitman Constable Thos Gaskins

Summons Mr. Judith Heath & Mary Williams Evidence for the plantf. Thos. Gaskins