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THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, To the Sheriff of Halifax County, Greeting: We command you that of the goods and chattels of Elenor Compton and John R Roark Surviving Obligors of themselves & James Watson late in your bailiwick, you cause to be made Fifty dollars with Int thereon at the rate of Six per Centum per Annum from the 25th day of December 1838 till paid which James Young Adm'r of Caleb Compton lately in our County Court of Halifax, hath recovered against them for Debt Also $ 7:00 - which to the said Compton's Adm'r in the same Court were adjudged for his costs by him about his suit in that behalf expended, whereof the said John R Roark Sr are convict, as appears to us of this record - And that you have the same before our Justices of our said Court at the Courthouse thereof, on the fourth Monday in August next to render to the said Compton's Adm'r of the Debt and costs aforesaid. And have then there this writ. Witness, WILLIAM HOLT, Clerk of our said Court, at the Court-house, this 27th day of June 1844 and in the 68th year of the Commonwealth. Wm Holt