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John L. Morgan vs Stith Thompson's admr &c } Commissioner Hargrave's office Dinwiddie February 23rd 1836. The Commissioner respectfully reports to the court, that in compliance with the order made in this case on the 19th day of September 1835, he has enquired, stated and settled on account of the yearly profits of the real estate of Stith Thompson decd, agreeably to the testimony of William H. Cousins and Col. Robert Tucker, (which he humbly conceives to be as good as any, that can at this time be obtained) per affidavit herewith returned, from which, he finds the real estate, of which Stith Thompson died seized, to be worth in actual cash, the amount of Five Thousand dollars; and the profits arising from said real Estate worth yearly the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, making the amount of the yearly profits due on the 31st day of December 1835, seven hundred and fifty dollars (see statement of the same on page the 3d.) The Commissioner also reports that he finds the real estate as aforesaid to have been divided by Commissioners (among the distributors of the said Stith Thompson decd.) who acted under a decree of the County Court of Dinwiddie as per decree and report of said Commissioners, now in the Clerk's Office of said County, from which report &c. he finds the Commissioners as aforesaid, have assigned to Sarah B. Thompson (widow of the said Stith Thompson decd.) 617 acres including the Mansion House &c. which she now holds at this time, in right of her dower of the real estate as aforesaid: The balance of said real estate he finds divided into lots, and assigned to several distributees as aforesaid, Lot No 1 containing 350 acres assigned to William Ferguson in the right of his wife