The Commonwealth of Virginia to Daniel Moseley and James Walker gentlemen justices of Buckingham County greetings: Know ye that we trusting to your fidelity and provident circumspection in diligently examining whatsoever witnesses as well on the behalf of Peter Fore. plaintiff as on the behalf of Robert Kelso guardian of Anthony W Woodson and Judith Woodson orphans of Charles Woodson decd. defendant. Command you or any two or more of you that at such certain days and places as you shall appoint you assemble yourselves and the witnesses aforesaid before you, you call and cause to come and them diligently examine on the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God and there examination into our county court of Prince Edward distinctly and plainly without delay you shall send and certify in closed returning also to us this
Francis Watkins Clerk of our said court at the court house the 7th day of October 1803 in the 28 year of the Commonwealth W. Watkins, Clk.