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The Commonwealth of Virginia, to the Sheriff of Accomack County, Greeting; We command you that you summon Hannah Wise free negro to appear before the Justices of our County Court of Accomack at the Court House on the last Monday in March next to show cause if any he can why an Information should not be filed against him in our said Court on a Presentment of the Grand Jury for remaining in this Commonwealth more than twelve months after his right to right to freedom accrued he having been emancipated since the first day of May Eighteen Hundred and Six Witness Thomas R. Joynes Clerk of our said Court at his Office the 20th day of February Eighteen Hundred & Thirty Two and in the 56th year of the Commonwealth Tho R Joynes C.C.