Mr. Richard F. Farrar
You will take notice that I will proceed to take the deposition of Mr. William Stinson and others at Bissell Law Mill on Friday the 3rd of April next commencing at 11 o'clock a. m. to be read as evidence in a suit depending in Nelson Chancery court of which you are Plaintiff and I am Defendant
Nelson County to wit: Albemarle County to wit: This day Reuben S. Thomas personally appeared before me a Justice of the Peace of the County aforesaid and made oath that he left a true copy of the within notice at M. E. Pervis for Richard F. Farrar.
Given under my hand the 27th of March 1857 Given under my hand the 25th day of April 1857
W. A. Farrar, JP.