THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, To the Sheriff of Mason County, Greeting: WE command you to summon Elijah G. Southerland to appear before the Judge of our Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery of our county of Campbell, at the Court-house, on the 1 day of October term next, to testify and the truth to say in behalf of German Jordan in a certain matter of controversy then and there depending and undetermined between Armistead Long
Plaintiff, and said Jordan Defendant. And this he shall in no wise omit, under the penalty of $300. And have then there this writ. Witness JOHN D. ALEXANDER, Clerk of our said Court, the 1st day of September 1847, in the 72nd year of the Commonwealth.
Jno, D. Alexander