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Echols, Peregrine v. Leftwich, Exrs. of Thomas: Chancery Cause, Lynchburg City (Part 1 of 5)

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and your orator further prays that as the slave Betty and her children [blank] have been sold to a purchaser without notice of the mortgage (and who is consequently not responsible at the suit of your orator) that your honor will decree to your orator the price for which the slave, now sold with the interest thereon having first deducted the amount with interest advanced by Leftwich to Ward if the same shall not already have been otherwise discharged & for such other and further relief as may be consonant to equity and good conscience & may it please the Court to amend process &c J. Hendrick pq

[vertically] Eckhols [Echols] vs Leftwich } Bill Anthony et al

Aug R 1820 Dmer April R. 1821 Set for hearing as to Augt. Leftwich May term 1823. Dismissed for proof — as why the party did not again try to get his evidence Octo T 1823 reinstated and amended bill now filed May R 1824 Answer of Saml Mitchell to amended bill Gen: Sep: R 1824 Set for hearing as to Mitchell Octo term 1826 Dismissed

on considn whereof the court wd. allow the pltf to amend his bill & mak e James [Y.?] the agent of the pltf and if the pltf wd. ask it: — but, as he prefers to decline it — the court doth order that unless he shall do it within thirty days, his bill shall stand dismissed, at his costs, as [illegible] of this day.

16 May 1820 1272 words