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At a Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery held for Dinwiddie County on Wednesday 21st day of September 1836.
John. L. Morgan who was in his own right & as adr of Mary E. Morgan decd. Plt: against (In Chancery) William Ferguson in his own right as son of Stith Thompson decd. Martha M. S Ferguson his wife. Sarah B. Thompson Mary Pentecost adr of Thomas Pentecost decd. Joseph Goodwyn Sheriff & adr of John N. Fisher decd William B. Thompson. Clarke Taylor & Jane E. his wife who was formerly Jane E. Smith, William W. & Charles C.S. Thompson & Samuel L. Morgan infants under the age of twenty one years by John B. Crump their special guardian. Defs
This cause come on this day to be further heard on the papers formerly read on the report of the Commissioner made in pursuance of the order of the 19th day of September 1835. The affidavit returned therewith & was argued by Counsel; On consideration whereof the Court doth recommit said report to the same Commissioner & doth order that said Commissioner ascertain & report whether it would be to the advantage of the infant defendants, that the whole of their real estate mentioned in said report should be sold together or only such aparts [sic] as would be required to make up the amount due by each, respectively. And the Court doth further adjudge, order and decree that he the said Commissioner ascertain & report to the Court all such claims and their amount still existing against the estate of Stith Thompson decd & which bind the heirs. —
A Copy, Teste, C. A. Hargrave clk. May 7th 1853.